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Letters of the week, November 2, 2014


This week: classic, veteran and vintage cars defined, parking lawlessness, blinding brake lights and toll charges for foreign cars.
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Sebastian Faulks's first drive: David Brown Speedback...


The award-winning novelist Sebastian Faulks is smitten by the £594,000 retro supercar.
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When MI5 met special branch: cops and robbers with...


Jaguars were once the vehicle of choice for police and thieves alike, but who had the better cars? Ex-MI5 boss Jonathan Evans and the Met’s former...
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News: Thousands of classic cars destroyed in 2009 vehicle...


Hundreds of early Minis, MGB GT sports cars and Porsches were among the thousands of classic cars that were sent to the crusher under the government’s...
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Faster than Bullitt: 1968 Ford Mustang vs 1968 Dodge...


Steve McQueen made the Ford Mustang a movie star, but could it really hunt down a Dodge Charger? Nick Rufford and Ben Barry hit the track to find...
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News: Pensioner flies 10,000 miles to UK to ride in...


To most people, Bean and cars mean a rubber-faced comic driving a bashed-up Mini, but to one pensioner living in Australia, they mean a trip down...
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Watch the 2014 Goodwood Revival live


Can't make it to the Goodwood Revival this year? Don't worry, you can catch all the action live via these links.
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News: Stardust special that crippled Daimler to be...


Today Lady Docker, wife of the millionaire former chairman of Daimler, might be celebrated as a visionary designer and her creations marketed to the...
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Goodwood Revival preview: the best bits from Pussy...


For three days in deepest Sussex next month, time and place will undergo an extraordinary shift as pre-history meets the Second World War meets the...
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Test your knowledge: How does "Countach" differ from...


If you're a car person you'll probably be aware that Lamborghini tends to give its cars names associated with bullfighting.
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Car clinic: What are the rules for tax discs and classic...


Q. What are the rules for tax discs and classic cars?
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Test your knowledge: Who invented the first self-propelled...


Three wheels, a huge steam engine mounted forward of the front wheel and a top speed of 2.5mph; the first self-propelled road vehicle would have been...