Classic cars

9th January 2018
Papa and Nicole are still synonymous with the Renault Clio today

Top 10 car adverts of the 90’s

Not everyone appreciated car adverts during the 1990s, but years later they’re still serving up plenty of entertainment value. Check out consumer site Honest John’s top […]
4th September 2017
Only 645 Aston Martin Lagondas have ever been built

Revealed: Britain’s biggest classic car collection

Building a classic car collection takes determination, passion and a whole lot of cash it would seem – especially if you plan on taking a leaf […]
29th June 2017
Optimus Prime tops most expensive movie car to insure

Lights! Motor! Action! The most expensive movie cars to insure

With the new Transformers film, The Last Knight, now out in cinemas across the world, we’ve had our insurance wizards conjure up the price of insuring […]
5th June 2017
The personalised Sweptail Rolls Royce reportedly cost £10 million.

Rolls-Royce Sweptail: one of the world’s most expensive new cars

Rolls-Royce are known for their seriously luxurious motor cars, often featuring bespoke tailoring and accessories. But the new Rolls-Royce Sweptail is in a league of its […]
9th January 2017
The Ford Focus RS is up for Best performance car at the 2017 UK Car of the Year Awards.

UK Car of the Year category winners announced

Forget the Golden Globes. We’ve got a far more important set of winners to announce… The UK Car of the Year Awards has announced its 12 […]
16th November 2016
Auto Express has revealed the top 10 worst cars.

Revealed: The top 10 worst cars

Manufacturers spend millions on research, development, design and innovation, but many vehicle models still fall short, according to a readers’ poll by Auto Express magazine which […]
21st October 2016
Motors by Bentley, Ferrari, Jaguar and Bugatti set to go on show at the event

Scarily good supercars to go on display for Halloween car show

Some of the scariest supercars ever put into production are to go on show at a motoring event taking place over Halloween weekend. The Classic & […]
14th October 2016
A collection of 12 cars formerly owned by royalty, politicians and celebrities is set to go under the hammer.

Bag yourself a right royal ride with this collection of classic motors

Fancy owning a car that once belonged to royalty? If you’ve got a few grand going spare, you can get your hands on a car that […]
7th September 2016
Harry Potter's flying Ford Anglia is in the running to be crowned the nation's favourite Ford ahead of FordFest.

Nation’s favourite Ford on film to be named

Ford cars have long been stars of screens both big and small. Whether it’s Danny’s 1948 Ford De Luxe, better known as Greased Lightning, from the […]
1st August 2016
Silverstone commemorated he 50th anniversary of England's World Cup win with a game of car football

Silverstone commemorates England’s 1966 football win

To many people, 1966 has gone down as not just the greatest year in English sport, but also one of the most important dates in the […]
29th July 2016
Did you know that cars have played a key part in the history of the Olympic Games?

Cars and their part in the Olympics

Think of the Olympics and you think of fast people (Usain Bolt, Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis), not fast cars. But did you know that cars have […]
15th July 2016

Who you gonna insure? Ghostbusters!

With the remake of one of the most iconic movies ever – Ghostbusters – hitting our cinema screens, our experts here at 1ST CENTRAL have put […]
11th July 2016

The emergence of e-cars

Every car will be electric by the year 2031. This is the prediction of a man who knows a thing or two about transport. Sir Richard […]
16th June 2016
Which car is your dad

Which car is your dad?

They say you are what you eat, but surely it’s also true that you are what you drive? Ahead of Father’s Day on Sunday, the people […]
29th February 2016
Britain makes the world's greatest cars

It’s official – Britain makes the world’s greatest cars

Britannia rules the waves again… or the roads at least. The UK has won a contest to find out which country produces the greatest cars. The […]
22nd February 2016
James Bond's Aston Martin sold for £2.4m

007 supercar sold for £2.4m – but there’s a catch

When the Aston Martin from the latest James Bond film, Spectre, went up for auction, we expected to be shaken and stirred by the final price […]
19th October 2015

On your marks for the battle of the Bond cars

Which Bond car is quickest? While many of these top-of-the-range motors may be out of reach for most young drivers, it’s an argument that’s raged for […]
24th July 2015
Kids cars

Toy story is not just child’s play

You never forget your first car – especially if it’s a toy car. Millions of us were brought up on the likes of Matchbox and Scalextric. […]