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Where Did The Ferrari logo Come From?

You’ve all seen it, and some of us have worshipped it. But where did Ferrari’s iconic prancing horse stem from? This is the true story behind the most recognised automotive logo of them all If you piloted European skies during the first World War, a certain logo struck fear through the heart. Do...
By Calum Brown Apr 25, 2019

Coolest Cars For Sale On Motorious This Week

The classic and collector car market is a fantastically diverse tapestry of vehicles from every breed and era. Delving into the classifieds reveals some real gems waiting to find a new home with both enthusiasts and serious collectors alike. Every week we’ll be highlighting the top 10 cars in nee...
By Tyler Heatley Apr 25, 2019

How Knight Rider's KITT Became A Mustang

The highly controversial return of Knight Rider in 2008 saw KITT shift from a classic Pontiac Trans Am to a Shelby Mustang. The black Pontiac Trans Am of Knight Rider fame will forever be one of the world’s most famous on-screen cars. This automotive star captured the imagination of millions wi...
By Tyler Heatley Apr 24, 2019

The Bugatti That Never Was: Bugatti 16C Galibier

The twin-supercharged Galibier was to be the second model in Bugatti's range, alongside the record breaking Veyron. Today the world seems obsessed with high-riding performance SUVs, with even the most diehard supercar manufacturers turning to the more opulent form factor. Lamborghini and Porsche...
By Tyler Heatley Apr 23, 2019

Check Out These 6 Scorching Ford Texas Hot Rods

The Hot Rod genre is niche market that won’t ever go out of style - and how could it when the cars have so much of it? Dripping with cool, these cars are from a Texas consignment offered by Dan Kruse Classics need nothing by a new owner!  Check Out These Handpicked Cars:1965 Pontiac GTO: American...
By Elizabeth Puckett Apr 22, 2019

Driven: Is The Honda Civic Genesis Of Modern Reliability?

We drive the Mk1 Civic and find out why it taught the car industry its most valuable lesson Turning back the clock to 1975, Britain was in turmoil. Jenson made two-thirds of its employees redundant amidst the realisation that oil was now a dirty word, one million people were unemployed courtesy ...
By Max Holder Apr 22, 2019

Trading Up: Meet Our Terrible, Terrible 1997 Ford Contour

There is a method in the madness of purchasing this 1997 Ford Mondeo/Contour. Welcome to a new series of articles with a difference! Meet ‘Moss’, so-called after nature’s green stuff that’s currently oozing from the footwell carpet. As a car, Moss ticks all the boxes. Raise the bonnet and you’ll...
By Calum Brown Apr 20, 2019

How My Disastrous Classic Car Road Trip Helped Reignite My Soul

Driving a classic car to an inspiring location could provide just the antidote needed for modern life, as our weekend producer discovered with a journey of 1200 miles to Pendine Sands in her 1957 Standard 8… At the age of 31, something in my mind shifted and I’d just had enough. I was tired of w...
By Gillian Carmoodie Apr 20, 2019

Top 10 Porsches To Buy Before It’s Too Late

Many of us dream about owning a Porsche, but these prestigious cars don't come cheap. Or do they? Some models have yet to attract hefty price tags, but it's only a matter of time before values skyrocket. Check out the top 10 Porsche you need to buy right now. More on PorschePorsche Collection Des...
By Dan Trent Apr 19, 2019

Why The 991 Porsche 911 Carrera T Is More Collectable Than A GT3

The Porsche 911 T is a surprisingly rare car and the very last narrow-body 911 to be produced Right now, many Porsche enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the all-new 992 generation of the iconic sports car, while another group are fighting amongst themselves to get hold of the ever-p...
By Tyler Heatley Apr 17, 2019

The Long Lost Lamborghini Miura Roadster

Built as a one-off concept car, this topless Miura disappeared form the automotive radar for decades. The Lamborghini Miura is often credited as being the world’s first supercar thanks to its attention grabbing looks, high performance, and mid-engine layout. Its legacy is well documented and its...
By Tyler Heatley Apr 16, 2019

How To Buy A Classic Car

Here's all you need to know on choosing the right model, checking for rust, listening out for strange noises and taking the car on the all-important test drive. Buying a classic car is exciting, but sometimes a little daunting too. There's not just the worry of spending your hard-earned money on...
By Motorious Staff Apr 16, 2019

How To Declare A Vehicle For The 40-Year MoT Exemption

Unsure how to go about declaring your classic as MoT exempt once it reaches 40 years old? Here’s the lowdown – although we’d always recommend an MoT test Owners of classic vehicles still used on the public highways need to ensure their car is properly taxed. Even if no fee is required, should th...
By Calum Brown Apr 10, 2019

How To Store Your Classic Car

There’s a knack to safe and effective historic-vehicle storage, whether it’s seasonal or long term. Follow our guidelines to get it right Classic cars may vary in value and desirability, but the majority share one common feature – a propensity to corrode away before your very eyes if not properl...
By Motorious Staff Apr 10, 2019

Is The Land Rover Freelander A Modern Classic?

As common as muck and viewed with contempt by many car enthusiasts, is the original Land Rover Freelander worth your time? We think so. Here’s why... We all love an underdog. From Robert Kubica to Brendon Hartley, the public adore watching the unfairly judged work up through the rankings. The sa...
By Calum Brown Apr 10, 2019

Top 10 V10 Engined Road Cars Of All-Time

An engine is the beating heart of any car, something that not only provides motion, but also character. V12 engines are pretty rare these days, but very much on the endangered species list is the V10. Very few cars use a V10 today, which is a shame because their distinctive howl is positively spi...
By Tyler Heatley Apr 10, 2019
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