The Italian Job in LEGO

Lovely bit of animation and some good MOC’s re-creating the one of my favourite films in brick. Credit: Brick Frame Animation Steve Guinness on YouTube Advertisements

Classic Car ads – Rover 2200 SC

Words : https://www.facebook.com/Leyland.Chronicles The three car Rover 2200 range replaced the Rover 2000 models in the UK in autumn 1973 … Power was up (98bhp on the 2200 SC compared to 89bhp on the old 2000 SC) and more parts including rear suspension and fuel tank were now commonized with the 3500. Seats were changed giving…

10 Of The Worst Cars Ever Made In The UK

I still hold some of these cars in very high regard even though they were crap……………only 120 Marina’s left on the roads today??!! Surely to be cherished that written off as motoring history? Today, the UK builds some of the greatest cars in the world, but it hasn’t always been that way. We take a…

Tribute to "The New Avengers" – with lots of BL cars!

A wonderful montage. Sadly Patrick MacNee and Gareth Hunt are no longer with us. But here we see them in full prime and some excellent ragging of the BL cars that made part of the series. All from the 1970s. Never seen how you could get a SD1 sideways. Lovely stuff.

Last survivors………….

This has been discussed many a time before on social media, but it is always sad to see………. Only 167 Senator’s left on the roads? Worryingly only 45 Princesses left, and you have to wonder how many are in the Owner’s Club. One of the main reasons for this decline is the scrappage scheme –…

The Italian Job – those Minis and plates

This is that stuff of trivia that has always bugged me………….but a bit of research on Interweb has given me some answers – and I am with knowledge once again.  “The registration numbers each tell their own story from the 1969 film: HMP 729G stands for Her Majesty’s Prison and the prison number of Charlie…

The CAR Top 10: Tenuous Motorsport Links by CAR Magazine

The CAR Top 10: Tenuous Motorsport Links by CAR Magazine 1. Renault Clio Williams Yes, yes, it was one of the greatest hot hatches ever, and did at least add 200cc, 13bhp and a wider track to the already handy 1.8 16v’s CV. But the F1 team’s involvement was limited to Frank’ssecretary faxing a copy…