Classic Cars 

The Death Car: Urban legends surrounding “haunted” cars difficult to explain

The term “urban legend” became widespread in the 1980s after Jan Harold Brunvand, an English professor at the University of Utah, published a series of popular books named The Vanishing Hitchhiker: American Urban Legends and Their Meaning. But we didn’t really need Professor Brunvard to tell us we love scary stories, and adore passing them on as “This one is true, you’ve got to believe me!” With the emergence of Gothic literature in the late 18th century, horror stories became a favorite mode of entertainment. They revolved around haunted houses,…

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1915 Duesenberg Racing Car and Five Racing Film Clips

Today and for the rest of the week we are taking a bit of time off but have five short but exciting stock car short track racing film clips from around the world for you to enjoy today, thanks to British Pathe. Editors note: Starting today and on through to Monday we are taking advantage of a nice stretch of sunny and mild weather to do some necessary work in and around The Old Motor workshop. We need to shuffle five cars around here at the shop and prepare for the long…

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Top 10 affordable future classic cars

If you have always lusted after a potential classic marque from the Eighties or Nineties, there’s no better time to invest than now. With affordability in mind, here are our top 10 contenders for future classic status. What are yours? The Citroen XM is a very strong candidate for future classic status. Both of its predecessors, the DS and CX, are now classics in their own right, and values of XMs are sure to carry on rising as it follows suit. Typical price: £1,000-£3,000 The original Audi TT is a…

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