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As many as a thousand stylish sports cars….

As many as 1,000 stylish sports cars are expected to join the packed display as Beaulieu’s Simply Porsche returns to the grounds of the National Motor Museum on Sunday June 7th. From early examples of the 1950s and 1960s, through … Continue reading

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Holden: end of the road.

End of the road: Giving voice to Holden workers’ experiences This article is reproduced with the kind permission of Monash University. Like a beloved relative who dies after a long illness, Holden’s decision to leave Australia wasn’t surprising – but … Continue reading

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Land Speed Record breaking 1920 Sunbeam 350hp

The National Motor Museum’s Land Speed Record breaking 1920 Sunbeam 350hp has been fitted with a replacement gearbox to match its rebuilt engine, decades after losing its original gearbox. The ongoing project to restore and preserve Sir Malcolm Campbell’s iconic machine, … Continue reading

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Venice tourism controls.

VENICE is continuing in its fight against over-tourism by tracking the number of tourists that come to the city, although controversially, the council will be tapping in to mobile phones to do so. By LAUREN O’CALLAGHAN “Daily Express” Photo inset shows … Continue reading

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LEVC prototype vans underway

Ansty, 7 February 2020 – The first prototypes of the new van from London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) are now being built at the company’s state-of-the-art factory in Ansty, Coventry, ahead of its debut at this year’s CV show on the … Continue reading

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Beaulieu Blue Light Day

Get behind the scenes of the emergency services at Beaulieu’s brand new Blue Light Day on Sunday April 26th and see fully kitted-out fire engines and ambulances, as well as the vehicles of the police, Coastguard, Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and other vital services. … Continue reading

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Beaulieu makes one million historic motoring images available.

The Motoring Picture Library at the home of the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu has opened its digital doors to one of the largest motoring picture collections in the world. A new improved website is making access easier to over … Continue reading

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