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New TVR Griffith unveiled at 2017 Goodwood Revival

Welcoming a new era in its history, TVR unveiled its all new sports car, the TVR Griffith, at the Goodwood Revival. The Griffith is the first new TVR to be launched since the company was resurrected in British hands. The new Griffith stays true to the brand’s rich heritage, while employing cutting-edge engineering. The exteriorRead Full Story

Morris Calvert (far right) at Westwood in 1979 with drivers Bryan Evans and Tom Johnston, who won a national championship in one of Johnston's cars.

In Memoriam: Morris Calvert

Morrison (Morris) Calvert (August 31, 1936 – June 5, 2017 Morrison (Morris) Calvert passed away suddenly from a stroke on June 5, 2017. Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Morris immigrated to Canada at the age of 18. He married Anna in 1969, welcoming their only child Lana in1972. Spending much of his career working forRead Full Story

Winning Ticket for $200 Gas Card.

Winning Tickets 2017 Vancouver ABFM

WINNING TICKET: TRIP FOR 2 TO BRITAIN Prize must be claimed December 31, 2017 Ticket #1739 WINNING TICKET: $200 GAS CARD Prize must be claimed by December 31, 2017 Ticket #3152   WINNING TICKET: SET OF 4 TIRES, courtesy Big O Tires WINNER: Don Thurlow  

Best Brit Sports Car

2017 Best Brit Sports Car: Austin-Healey 3000, a close winner over Jaguar XK150

The votes have been tallied on this year’s Vancouver All British Classic Car Show’s campaign to determine the most popular British sports car and the winner by only nine (9) votes is the beautiful Austin-Healey 3000. Second was Jaguar’s XK150 model and third, with 30 votes short of the Austin-Healey, was the very nimble SunbeamRead Full Story

Future Transport

Welcome to the future of transportation—underground roads

Business magnate, investor, engineer and inventor Elon Musk has announced a futuristic vision of transportation involving underground roadway systems beneath bustling cities such as Los Angeles. The venture that will make it all happen, called ‘The Boring Company’, will rely on a vast network of tunnels (hence ‘boring’) and has been dubbed “amazing and impossible”Read Full Story

Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo.

Porsche introduces Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo

Porsche is expanding the Panamera family with the addition of a new body style. The all-new Panamera Sport Turismo will be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show (March 7 – 19, 2017). Four different versions will be available for ordering at launch: Panamera 4, Panamera 4S, Panamera 4 E-Hybrid, and the Panamera Turbo. Just likeRead Full Story

2018 Range Rover Velar.

Land Rover unveils the Range Rover Velar

Land Rover has unveiled the fourth member of the Range Rover family, the Range Rover Velar, at London’s famed Design Museum. The Velar—the same name used for the very first Range Rover prototypes in the late 1960s—is positioned between the Range Rover Evoque and Range Rover Sport; offering luxury, refinement and all-terrain capability in theRead Full Story

2017 Vancouver ABFM signed, original, official event painting by Michael Stockdale is available for purchase. Enquiries, contact pstewart@westerndriver.com.

2017 Official Vancouver ABFM show painting & poster art

Vancouver ABFM official artist in residence Michael Stockdale brings his considerable creative talent to the creation of the 2017 official event poster artwork. The official poster artwork is derived from Stockdale’s 12” x 16” signed, unframed, acrylic painting presented on stretched canvas, which reflects his intimate knowledge and love of vintage and classic cars. TitledRead Full Story

L-R: President David Gooding and auctioneer Charlie Ross sell a 1925 Bugatti Type 35 Grand Prix for a record price of $3,300,000. 
Image copyright and courtesy of Gooding & Company. Photo by Mike Maez.

Nine world auction benchmarks established at Gooding’s 10th annual Scottsdale Auctions

Gooding & Company auction house continued its tradition as a market leader by realizing more than $33.4-million at the company’s 10th annual two-day Scottsdale Auctions, January 20-21, 2017. Gooding’s president David Gooding and auctioneer Charlie Ross sold 106 of 126 lots for an 84 per cent sales rate, which resulted in an impressive average priceRead Full Story

car2go

car2go rolls out new Mercedes CLA, GLA vehicles

The largest one-way car sharing service in North America, car2go, will now have the new 2017 model year Mercedes-Benz CLA and GLA four-door, five passenger vehicles in its fleet. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA is a 4-door coupe and the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA is a 5-door small SUV with added cargo capacity. car2go members in Vancouver,Read Full Story

Christian Chia, President & CEO of OpenRoad Auto Group (left) and Mark Maakestad, General Manager of Bentley, Lamborghini and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Bellevue.

B.C.’s OpenRoad acquires Bentley, Lamborghini and Rolls-Royce in Bellevue, Washington

OpenRoad Auto Group, B.C.’s largest automotive dealership group, has expanded south of the border acquiring an established luxury dealership in Bellevue, Washington that represents a trio of the most iconic automotive brands in the world—Bentley, Lamborghini and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. The acquisition of Bentley, Lamborghini and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Bellevue was completed on January 19,Read Full Story

1994 Toyota Supra Turbo Coupe.

Hagerty’s list of top 10 classic cars to buy in 2017

Hagerty, the classic car valuations and insurance provider, has released its list of best classic cars to buy in 2017. The list focuses on cars that are poised to be strong investments in terms of value growth and smiles-per-dollar. “One of the most exciting trends emerging is younger enthusiasts driving interest in newer vehicles,” saidRead Full Story

Volkswagen and lawyers for consumer class announce Canadian settlement on 2.0L TDI diesel vehicles

Volkswagen and Canadian class counsel have agreed to resolve consumer claims in Canada related to the 2.0L TDI emissions matter for approximately 105,000 affected vehicles nationwide, subject to court approval. The following 2.0L TDI engine vehicles are included in the proposed 2.0L TDI settlement program in Canada: VW Jetta VW Jetta Wagon VW Golf VW Passat 2009-2015 2009 2010-2013,Read Full Story

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