Jaguar XJ220 for sale in 1992 side view

Jaguar XJ220 - The Saturday Club Supercar

Imagine you’re a fly on the wall at the 1988 British Motor Show. On Jaguar’s stand, basking under the flashbulbs of the world’s press is a very low,…


Why You Should Buy This 80 Mile Sport Classic. And Why You'll Need Two

We've written before about scarcely believable 'delivery mileage' Porsches that have simply been carefully stored by their owners and never driven,…


The Beautiful Carrera 2.7 Book

In this digital age of always on internet, Wikipeidia, Porsche owners forums and chat groups, you could be forgiven for thinking that there was…


100 Years ago, 19,240 Fell In One Day. The Somme Began.

On 1st July this year, it will be 100 years since the commencement of what became known as the Battle of The Somme. Today, as we enjoy travelling…


Sir Stirling and The Blonde - The Final Edition

Looking back, it’s quite remarkable how simply carrying a camera can change the course of things. As I left for Donington Park that day, I wasn’t…


The Changing Styles Of Porsche 911 Advertising

Across the decades of Porsche 911 production, we've seen many changes in technology and style. And not just in the cars themselves, but in the ways…


Convertible Range Rover For Sale. Steed's Bowler or Surfer Shorts?

This car reminds me of my youth. Watching Steed with his bowler hat and brolly, a green Range Rover with full length sun roof catching the baddies…


Porsche Bring Back Those Iconic Dashboards

Air cooled Porsche 911 enthusiasts will be fully aware of the toll the natural environment takes on those old, original dash rolls from Porsche 911's…


Ian Callum Minerva Award

Ian Callum Acknowledged With Minerva Award

We’ve driven a whole string of Jaguars this past 18 months and without exception, they’ve been the most enthusiastically received by those who’ve…


Ferrari F60America NART Limited Edition

We’re fans of front engined Ferraris here at Historic Racer. Some of our most memorable drives across the years have been in the Ferrari 456GT and…


the $34 million Ferrari 250 GTO

Watching The Sale of The $34 Million Ferrari

This is a guest contribution from Lisa Smith. Lisa was in the room in August 2014, when the Ferrari 250GTO was sold at the Bonham's Quail auction.…


Jaguar Project 7 - Pass the Chequebook

By God, Jaguar have some confidence and panache at the moment. We’ve written before about some of the great road cars they’re building right now and…


The Aeroboat - Rolls Royce Merlin Back On The Water

Fitting the Rolls Royce Merlin engine into a boat isn't a new idea. In fact during World War Two, the Royal Navy's high speed motor torpedo boats had…


F Type Jaguar by Tim Layzell

I've always liked the distinctive style of Tim Layzell's art, very dynamic with a hint of Art Deco to it. It's good to see this latest work…


The Steve McQueen Ferrari 275GTB/4

Just how do you place a value on this car? The Ferrari 275GTB/4 delivered new to Steve McQueen in 1967. Never before offered for sale on the open…


The Unobtainable - The Story of the Campbell Speed Dynasty

With the fast approaching 50 year celebration of the Bluebird CN7 at Beaulieu July 17th, Grant Ford met with Speed Records authority Geoff Holden to…


Paul Karslake Bentley Art Car

There’s nothing unusual in a car re-spray, but when one of Britain’s most celebrated and inspired contemporary artists gets involved, the outcome is…


Laidlaw Collection Chevron B16 For Auction

Irvine Laidlaw, the well-known enthusiast and owner of an incredible collection of historic racing cars, has taken the difficult decision to stop…


James Bond Lotus Esprit Submarine Car To Be Sold

Right up there with a pair of authentic Roger Moore eyebrows, this is the Bond memorabilia that I'd love to own. The original and sole surviving…


Hanhart Pioneer Racemaster Series

It's good to see some of the lesser known watchmakers recalling their motorsport heritage. Launched at Baselworld 2013, the three model Pioneer…


Zeitgeist Images, Truly The Spirit Of The Time

If you love old posters and the Art Deco style, then Zeitgeist Images seems to have sprung from nowhere, overnight. A collection of work that would…


Sir Stirling Moss, A Helmet And A Beautiful Blonde

It's been a popular image for me for a few years now. Indeed it's become a bit of a 'Hero Shot' on my portfolio, such was it's popularity and…


Riva Tritone Special Cadillac "Ribot III" at Villa Erba

RM Auctions' Villa Erba sale is nearly upon us on 25th May and iconic supercars feature heavily in this sale, with pretty much every example of…


Gorgeous Black Porsche 911 Speedster For Sale at RM Auctions

The RM Action's Don Davis collection sale is just a few days away now. There are some truly spectacular cars for sale and the results will make…