Dunlop brothers return to Goodwood & Revival timetable revealed

In a matter of weeks Chichester will be alive with the tones of the combustion engine, and we can now reveal two great announcements, first - The Dunlop dynasty are going to wow the audience once again like they did at the Festival of Speed, this time performing at the pre 66' revival, and second we now have a provisional timetable for the festivities at Goodwood Revival.
 
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Jenson button guest speaker at JD Classics breakfast in October

JD Classics meet with Jenson Button

It has just been announced Jenson button has confirmed he is attending the next JD Classics breakfast morning meet as a guest speaker - The famed breakfast meets are held at the JD Classics 155,000 ft² working site in Maldon Essex, the breakfast events which have now become synonymous with automotive enthusiasts and celebrities alike attract people from far and wide.

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2017 Nissan Micra Review

Micra 2017

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The Nissan Micra the iconic hatchback, which became bland, bubbly and unappealing to the masses, well that's about to change - For years the Ford Fiesta, Volkswagen Polo and Vauxhall Corsa have dominated the small car market, however Nissan want it back.
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Omologato James Hunt Chronograph launch Soho

Omologato James Hunt Chronograph

Last week I attended the official launch of the limited edition Omologato James Hunt Chronograph, at Influence Associates HQ in Soho, where I met Freddie Hunt, James son and the designer and founder of Omologato, the horological company tasked with creating the motorsport timepiece.

A collaboration that began with a friendship between James Hunts son Freddie, and Omologato founder Shami Kalra and evolved into the creation of beatiful timepiece incorporating a motoring legacy. With the blessing of the Hunt Family,

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2040 Petrol and Diesel ban FAQ

Renault Zoe

With the new regulations proposed by the UK Government regarding banning the sale of all Petrol and Diesel engined cars, vans and wagons by 2040 then following it up with a 10 year phasing out period of all combustion engines, ensuring UK roads will be Petrol and Diesel free by 2050 has many people wondering what this means for owners and collectors?

Well here's what you need to know:-

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Concours of Elegance Hampton Court car lineup 2017

Concours of Elegance Hampton Court

It's literally weeks till the Concourse of Elegance 2017 being held at Hampton Court will be underway. Where you can experience some of the greatest cars on the planet and where courtesy of the event and Influence Associates we're giving you chance to attend one of the public days just, comment on the Planet Auto facebook post for your chance to win -

Coming Autumn 2017 to Planet Auto

Since January 2017, Planet Auto has exponentially grown and become bigger & better than ever before, allowing us to work with the most prestigious brands within the automotive industry. This includes attending events, launches, reviewing cars and product testing, our goal throughout is to provide high quality unique content to our website & social channel visitors.
 
We have already attended the London Motorshow, City Concours, Goodwood Festival of Speed and reviewed the 2017...

We interviewed Tiff Needell about Forbidden Drives on Motor Trend

Well, Tiff Needell is back - 5th Gear has literally just finished it's latest season, and he's already busy filming his new season of Forbidden Drives, an ondemand program that covers vehicles that aren't available in the States. We managed to catch up with Tiff this week and quiz the guy himself, and as you know we were already lucky enough to spot Tiff Needell recently at The Goodwood Festival Of Speed 2017, filming for his new show that is being screened on MotorTrend in early September.

Autosport International 2018 tickets now on sale

Autosport International 2018

Tickets for Autosport International 2018 Europe's premier motorsport show held annually each January at the Birmingham NEC are now officially on sale to the public, on the Autosport Int website, the show takes place form the 11th to the 14th of January.

As announced in the last few weeks Ferrari is to be the theme of next years show courtesy of Corse Clienti, the feature will include Ferrari sports cars through to Formula 1 racing cars, this latest main feature will build on the 2017 event in which 40 years of Williams F1was celebrated,

The EV Goodwood Festival of Speed 2017

JLR E Pace

The Goodwood Festival of Speed has always predominantly been recognised as a combustion engine fueled event, however with the way things are changing with the future of mobility, will EV's appear centre stage alongside Petrol and Diesels? Well electric vehicles certainly figure in the plans for many car manufacturers and with Rolls Royce rumoured to be completely missing out hybrid technology and moving straight into electric mobility, the future looks to be EV.

2017 MG GS Review

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When you think of MG you are unlikely to think of a reasonably priced crossover built to take on the likes of the Nissan Qashqai and Kia Sportage. However realign your thinking, that's about to change! Over one week we have extensively tested the manual MG GS, covering in excess of 800 miles travelling everywhere from the Wembley Stadium, London to Ambleside in The Lake District. 

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