Automotive History Blogs

Car trends of the 80s and 90s

Car trends of the 80s and 90s

18 Oct 2018
By Richard Bolton
The style of cars have changed a lot from the 1980s and continues to change today. Each car today has been built for a purpose whether that is economy, performance or luxury. Looking back at the history of car styling to lets us really appreciate how far cars have come not in functionality, economy,...
The History of the Volkswagen Golf

The History of the Volkswagen Golf

09 Oct 2018
By Ross Wild
Mark1 - (1974/1983)The Golf has always been the perfect car for any car enthusiast with its embracing looks and high specifications, and has always posed a threat within the motoring industry. The Golf made its debut in Europe (1974), and was blatantly intended to be the successor to the ever-p...
The History Of Economical Car Engines

The History Of Economical Car Engi...

12 Sep 2017
By Richard Bolton
Abarth - Throwback Thursday

Abarth - Throwback Thursday

30 Mar 2017
By Richard Bolton
Although Abarth is a relatively new brand, founded shortly after the Second World War in 1949 by Carlo Abarth, we are still amazed by interesting a varied history of the Abarth brand. Carlo Abarth was a racing enthusiast, and the end of the war allowed him to pursue the production of the adrenaline-...