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Official: Royal Mail celebrates British Auto Legends with special stamp collection

Filed under: Classics, Etc., Government/Legal, UK We love cars because they’re fast and exciting. The postal service, not so much. But at least the mail is reliable, which is a lot more than you could say for most classic British cars, like the ones which the Royal Mail in Great Britain is celebrating with this …

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Video: Top Gear caught filming Best of British near Buckingham Palace

Filed under: Videos, Aston Martin, Bentley, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lotus, Mini, Rolls-Royce, UK, Celebrities, McLaren, TV/Movies YouTuber and car-fan extraordinaire Shmee probably had very little trouble tracking down the Top Gear film crew recently, as the group was putting together an episode that could accurately be described as “excessive.” With its flag-waving (literally) Best of …

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Barrett-Jackson 2011: Scottsdale gets a taste of British class

Filed under: Convertible, Auctions, Rolls-Royce 1952 Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn Mercia Special Roadster – Click above for high-res image gallery We’re surrounded by mighty American Muscle here at the 2011 Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale. Faintly in the background, behind the roar of massive V8s and flashy paintjobs, sits a cup of tea amidst a sea of …

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Triumph Tiger 800 proves the British can still manufacture adventure

Filed under: Motorcycle Triumph Tiger 800 XC – Click above to enlarge Back in the day, the British were known for being a nation of ready-and-willing explorers, and somewhat similar expressions could be made of their motorcycles. Sadly, Jolly Ole’ England’s once impressive two-wheeled heritage very nearly vanished as quickly as all those headline-grabbing expeditions …

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How the British Pay Homage to 50’s America: Chevrolet Spark woody

Filed under: Aftermarket, Budget, Europe, Hatchback, Chevrolet, UK, Design/Style Chevrolet Spark Woody art car – Click above for high-res image gallery At some point in history, the notion of having a wood-lined automobile went from the pinnacle of awesome to the depths of loathsome. We’re guessing that demarcation falls at about the same point in …

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