Classic car show marks Mini’s 60th anniversary

The Mini’s 60th anniversary was celebrated in fine style in Downton with a dedicated classic car show on May 4, organised by Downton Motor Club. About 100 Minis, classic and modern, were displayed in the field on Wick Lane, joined by American muscle cars and...
Motor Spares on track at Japfest 2019

Motor Spares on track at Japfest 2019

Automotive parts distributor Melksham Motor Spares is at Silverstone Circuit on May 5 exhibiting at Japfest 2019, Europe’s biggest Japanese car show. Non-stop high-speed performance Japanese track action includes spectacular drifting displays, a huge retail village...
It’s a family car affair

It’s a family car affair

The Verbinnen family, from Amesbury, appear to be AYGO fanatics and have bought four Toyota AYGOs, one for each member of the family. Jane Harding was the first AYGO owner, but set up a chain reaction as each member of the family chose the vehicle as their next car....
Beat the tariffs

Beat the tariffs

By Maurice Hardy Brexit – where’s it going and, more importantly, will it affect buying your next new car? Nobody knows, as I write this, but some manufacturers are reportedly asking customers to sign an agreement to pay tariffs when they place an order. As most of...
Mini jubilee joins Cuckoo Fair’s celebrations

Mini jubilee joins Cuckoo Fair’s celebrations

By Viktor Berg This year’s Downton Engineering Works Classic Car Show celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Mini, first introduced in 1959 and is sure to water the mouths of car enthusiasts. The show, at The Brian Whitehead Sports Ground, Downton, coincides with the...
Westover bought by Hendy Group

Westover bought by Hendy Group

Dorset and Wiltshire-based Westover Group is now part of the Hendy Group, which has become one of the largest dealership networks in the country. The deal, for an undisclosed sum, takes Hendy into the £1bn turnover range, with 2,000 employees and businesses spread...
Auction bidders disprove mathematical theories

Auction bidders disprove mathematical theories

By Maurice Hardy Dorset Vintage and Classic Auctions got its 2019 season off to a flying start at Henstridge Airfield, marking a return to the venue where many of its previous sales were held. Star of the cars was a 1907 Darracq 10/12 hp Two Seater which sold for...
5 Tips to Choose a No Credit Check Loan

5 Tips to Choose a No Credit Check Loan

(sponsored content) You have a bad credit score and you need extra cash flow, now what? What do you do? If this sounds like you and you feel at a loss, don’t worry, you are not alone. Thousands of people in the UK are struggling with the very same problem. Getting a...
Which Car Is Best For Your Commute?

Which Car Is Best For Your Commute?

Most of the best-selling cars in Europe are among the best reasonably priced commuter cars. For instance, Fiat is one of the leading carmakers in Europe and has produced several commuter and family models over the years. However, before popping into your town’s Fiat...
Castle Combe sponsors celebrate 50th year

Castle Combe sponsors celebrate 50th year

Independent motor factors Melksham Motor Spares is sponsoring the Formula Ford Championship at Castle Combe Circuit for a second year. A as part of 50th anniversary celebrations, the Melksham Motor Spares team will be present at some of the race track’s Action Day...
Paul clocks up 25 years

Paul clocks up 25 years

PAUL HUGHES, group Nissan brand manager at Westover Group celebrated 25 years of service at the motor dealership. He left school at 16 and started working in the motor industry and joined Westover in 1993 as a sales advisor. Nine years later, Paul was promoted to a...
The new electric LEAF is stunning

The new electric LEAF is stunning

THE TWO new versions of the LEAF electric car offer improved infotainment, with the e+ Limited Edition providing a boost in power and extended range. Both feature an 8-ins touchscreen infotainment system, the e-pedal function with regenerative braking and the ProPILOT...

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