Author Archives: Sarah Marsh-Collings

BMW Car Visits Ultimate Detailing Studio With an E61 520d SE Touring

After six years and 145,000 miles of use, the E61’s paint was starting to look a little flat, with fine spider web swirls and scratches spoiling the surface. Worse still, the panels painted after vandal damage in 2012 looked particularly flat and no amount of DIY clay bar, polish and elbow grease would bring a […]

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Top Gear’s Favourite Maserati Made Elegant Again

The Maserati Gran Turismo made its debut at Geneva Motor Show in 2007. To design the engine, Maserati teamed up with another Italian automotive giant, Ferrari, and produced a 4.2L V8 engine with around 400 bhp capable of achieving 0-62mph in 5.2 seconds. Top Gear reviewed it, declaring it “the best car Maserati has come […]

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Aston Martin DB7 Restored to Concours Winning Ways

The Aston Martin DB7 was a grand tourer in production from 1994 until 2004. The V12 Vantage took over from the standard DB7 in 1999. Featuring a 5.9 litre, 48-valve, V12 engine producing 420 bhp and 400 lb·ft (540 N·m) of torque the V12 effectively overshadowed its earlier counterpart, resulting in production of the standard […]

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Metallic Black Jaguar XK Has Its Cherry Flake Restored

According to Jaguar, the XK is “a Grand Tourer with the heart and soul of a sports car” with the luxury and power of the coupe promising to make “every journey unforgettable”. Sleek, elegant and with a 5.0 litre V8 engine rumbling under the bonnet, it’s easy to see why it’s accumulated so many fans […]

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The All-New Classic Car TV Show Will Be Sure To Shine

Over the years there have been many TV shows devoted to the classic car. In the main these have been designed around the restoration aspect of the everyday classic such as the MG Midget, the VW Beetle or the E-Type Jaguar. Whilst entertaining and informative, for those of us who appreciate a classic car but […]

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