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Driven: BMW 507

Driven: BMW 507

It all adds up to a 1950s machine which is able to dispatch winding roads and modern traffic with glee and a glorious blood-curling V8 howl [...]

July 1, 2016 Retro Classic: A celebration of our old car addiction, Reviews
Visit: BMW Group Classic HQ

Visit: BMW Group Classic HQ

We’re lead to where the really good stuff is stored. After being asked to leave bags by the door, in case they assault one of the exhibits, we’re let loose in what appears to be a secret meeting of BMW’s [...]

June 9, 2016 Company Profiles, Retro Classic: A celebration of our old car addiction
2016 Concorso d’Eleganza Ville d’Este

2016 Concorso d’Eleganza Ville d’Este

Disembarking from the ferry, the full brunt of the Grand Hotel Ville d’Este’s first impression slaps you right across the face. Crikey. Built on the banks of Lake Como, amid a location which is the epitome of idyllic, my thoughts [...]

June 2, 2016 Events: We just can't keep away from these events
NOW SOLD: Project 1969 Singer Gazelle with spares

NOW SOLD: Project 1969 Singer Gazelle with spares

Yes, I have decided to put the Arrow-series Singer Gazelle up for sale and I am including the spare that I have collected over the years. Here are the details: [...]

December 17, 2015 Dep-O Blog: Opinions, views and bluster, Our Cars: Living The Dep-O Pledge
Second Time Lucky For Jaguar’s XJ13 and XK180?

Second Time Lucky For Jaguar’s XJ13 and XK180?

Is it second time lucky for Jaguar's XJ13 and XK180? One, an experimental Le Mans prototype racer from the Sixties; the second, a concept car from the Nineties which marked the XK120's 50th anniversary. Painstakingly recreated by specialists [...]

December 14, 2015 News: Read all about it! There's no news like new news
Replacing Alfetta Rear Wheel Bearing

Replacing Alfetta Rear Wheel Bearing

Replacing an Alfa Romeo Alfetta rear wheel bearing is one of those jobs with a grizzly reputation. So when one of mine came up as an MoT advisory, I had a word with Alfa specialist Les Dufty at Automeo. Les has [...]

August 14, 2015 Our Cars: Living The Dep-O Pledge, Retro Classic: A celebration of our old car addiction, Tech: Projects, 'how to' guides and useful stuff
MG Car Club Kimber Anniversary

MG Car Club Kimber Anniversary

A quarter of a century? Memory and vanity were scrapping with undeniable black and white printed fact. Yes, it really is 25 years since the MG Car Club ceased bobbing about the nation and returned to its Abingdon birthplace. Its first permanent [...]

July 20, 2015 Events: We just can't keep away from these events
Bloody Hell! We’ve Been Nominated

Bloody Hell! We’ve Been Nominated

Dep-O has been nominated for the AA Cars Auto Blog Awards 2015 [...]

June 1, 2015 News: Read all about it! There's no news like new news