Bentley Found in Surrey Garage

BY CHARLES MCDONALD An historically important Derby Bentley which has remained in one family since 1937 has been found in a garage in a property in Surrey to where it was delivered brand new in April of that year. Captain Richard Noble O.B.E of Fonthill in Hurtmore had a handful of high end motor cars of the 1930’s period. He purchased a second-hand Derby Bentley … Continue reading Bentley Found in Surrey Garage

The Ugly Roller

BY JAMES CAMPBELL The Rolls-Royce Camargue is a 2-door luxury saloon manufactured and marketed by Rolls-Royce Motors from 1975-1986. Designed by Paolo Martin at Pininfarina, the Camargue was the first post-war production Rolls Royce not designed in-house. The Camargue received a varied reception, having ranked as one of the “10 Worst Cars” as chosen in 2010 by readers of the Globe and Mail; having ranked … Continue reading The Ugly Roller

The British Lightning GT

BY JAMES CAMPBELL The Lightning Car Company is a British sports car developer, originally based in Fulham and Peterborough, the company then relocated to Coventry and is focused on the development and production of high performance electric sports cars. The firm’s first product, the eponymous Lightning GT, was unveiled in 2008 where it won Car of The Show at the last Excel London Motor Show. … Continue reading The British Lightning GT

Majestic Maserati 3500 GT

BY JAMES CAMPBELL On a recent work trip to Arizona, I saw one of the most beautiful things I have ever seen. No, it wasn’t an immigration wall. Nor was it the beautiful pink of Sedona’s rocks. It was a Maserati 3500 GT Convertible parked outside a bar in Scottsdale. The Maserati 3500 GT and the Maserati 3500 GT Convertible are 2-door coupé and convertible … Continue reading Majestic Maserati 3500 GT

The RR Cullinan

BY JAMES CAMPBELL Rolls Royce entering the SUV market with the Cullinan in 2018 doesn’t come as much of a surprise. When Bentley produced the Bentayga in 2016 the other luxury marques were already producing SUV’s or were well along the path to producing them. Jaguar’s F-Pace went on sale this year, while both Alfa Romeo and Maserati recently showed their SUV plans in the … Continue reading The RR Cullinan

The XKSS Dream Machine

BY JAMES CAMPBELL The Jaguar XKSS was a road-going version of the Jaguar D-Type racing car. When Jaguar withdrew from competition at the end of the 1956 season, a number of completed and partly completed D-types remained unsold at Jaguar’s Browns Lane factory. 12 of 16 Jaguar XKSS sports cars ever built reunited at Pebble Beach To recoup some of the investment made in building … Continue reading The XKSS Dream Machine