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Events : Report – Techno-Classica Essen 2017

Events : Report – Techno-Classica Essen 2017

Europe’s biggest classic car show, the Techno-Classica in Essen has opened its doors – by closing time on Sunday, over 200,000 visitors are expected to have seen the vast display of clubs, car manufacturers and trade stalls. This year’s special exhibition will celebrate the 1957 Grand Prix of Monaco showing a selection of race cars taking part […]

Events : Report – InterClassics & TopMobiel Maastricht 2017

Events : Report – InterClassics & TopMobiel Maastricht 2017

AROnline’s first show report for 2017 comes from the beautiful town of Maastricht in the south of the Netherlands. Snowy gales, frosty temperatures and copious amounts of salt on the roads made classic car spotting in the parking areas a rather fruitless game, but inside the nicely heated halls of the Maastricht Convention Center a […]

Events : Report – NEC Classic Motor Show 2016

Events : Report – NEC Classic Motor Show 2016

Alexander Boucke This year’s Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show was an excellent finale to the 2016 show season. A new record number of 71,000 visitors headed into the vast halls of the NEC to see over 270 club stands or shop for the cars, spares and tools on sale. Themed ‘Heroes and Heroines’ for this year, the […]

Events : Report – Showbus Donington 2016

Events : Report – Showbus Donington 2016

Donington Park recently hosted Europe’s largest bus and coach gathering – Showbus 2016. Despite the wind and constant threat of rain (which did eventually come), there was a good turn out of both old and new for everyone to see. Mike Humble caught up with someone rather well known in the motor trade and made a […]

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Events : Report – BMC/BL Rally 2016, Peterborough

Events : Report – BMC/BL Rally 2016, Peterborough

Keith Adams Another year rolls past and, once again, the BMC/BL Rally serves to remind us that British Leyland, Rover, and even MG Rover are fact becoming ancient history. Despite all that, this popular – and open gathering – of all our favourite cars never seems to wane in its appeal. For 2016, the recipe continued pretty […]

Events : Preview – BMC/BL Rally, Peterborough

Events : Preview – BMC/BL Rally, Peterborough

Mike Humble Well, it’s here again, folks. The BMC/BL Rally at Ferry Meadows, Peterborough on Sunday 7 August. As the show season slowly starts to wane, this epic gathering of all things British – from Austin to Wolseley – is a treat for those who regularly attend. And it’s a must-see for those who have […]

Events : Mini to tackle Peking to Paris

Events : Mini to tackle Peking to Paris

A 1972 Mini 1000 has been entered on this year’s Peking to Paris Motor Challenge, as a last minute replacement for Paul and Chris Hartfield’s pre-war Packard, which wasn’t ready in time. Concerned for the Packard’s readiness in the lead-up to the event, Paul contacted Owen Turner from the Rover Centre for some advice. However, on seeing […]

Events : Celebrating Swindon’s wheels of Pressed Steel

Events : Celebrating Swindon’s wheels of Pressed Steel

On Saturday 9 July, a cavalcade of classic and modern cars will parade around Swindon’s unique Magic Roundabout. All these cars will have had their body panels pressed at the MINI Plant in Swindon, formerly known as Pressed Steel… Taking advantage of the roundabout being closed for routine maintenance, the parade will begin at around […]

Events : HST@40 – St Philips Marsh Depot Open Day

Events : HST@40 – St Philips Marsh Depot Open Day

We love our cars but we also adore the High Speed Train (HST), the iconic high speed train that’s just reached an incredible 40 years in public service – and is still going strong. Mike Humble travelled to Bristol and spoke to its stylist and designer, Sir Kenneth Grange, along with other key railway figures… Words: Mike Humble Photography: […]

Events : HST@40 – your chance to get up close and personal

Events : HST@40 – your chance to get up close and personal

Here at AROnline, we adore the HST. This year marks the 40th anniversary since the introduction of full revenue service of rail travel at more than two miles a minute. To celebrate HST-40, the St Philips Marsh depot, near Bristol Temple Meads, will be having an Open Day on 2 May, where you will be able to see these wonderful locomotive close up.