Classic car

By Nick Hendrix | 14 Jan 2022

The heart of the action

Back in 1948 the 9th Duke of Richmond had the brilliant idea to transform the perimeter road of the airfield on his Goodwood Estate into a racetrack. 73 years later, this playful notion has led to som... Read More

By Tempus | 08 Jan 2022

The Montagu Arms launches luxury classic car getaway in Hampshire

Vintage car enthusiasts and motor heads seeking an adventurous countryside escape this year should look no further than The Montagu Arms, which has launched a brand new package in which guests ca... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 08 Oct 2021

Chopard releases all new Mille Miglia Bamford Edition to celebrate the classic car rally

Haute jewellery and watch brand Chopard has partnered with Bamford Watch Department to create a special limited-edition of its Mille Miglia Classic Chronograph. Limited to just 33 timepieces, the spor... Read More

By Tempus | 23 Sep 2021

A. Lange & Söhne to award special one-off timepiece to Concorso d'Eleganza prize winner

A. Lange & Söhne has announced that a special edition of its 1815 Cronograph will serve as the award for the owner of the most attractive car at this year's edition ... Read More

By Chantelle Billson | 16 Nov 2020

The Little Car Company CEO Ben Hedley gives us insight into the creation of the Aston Martin DB5 Junior, Bugatti Baby II and official partnership with the Bugatti Owners’ Club

Ben Hedley is the CEO of The Little Car Company, the compact creator of the Aston Martin DB5 Junior and the Bugatti Baby II, which was revealed at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show and sold out in ... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 28 Sep 2020

To restore, or restomod: that is the question. We explore the restomoding phenomenon with Thornley Kelham

  Classic car ownership has always required patience, persistence and a penchant for getting your hands dirty, but it doesn’t always have to be that way. ‘Restomod’ classic... Read More

By Tempus | 04 Aug 2020

Four very stylish ways to spend a windfall

Coming into a surprise sum and not knowing how to spend it is a nice problem to have. Of course, for many of us it wouldn’t be an issue at all because we’d have a very clear idea about exa... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 05 May 2020

How classic car collector and rally driver Katarina Kyvalova is inspiring female racers to the podium

Download your complimentary copy of Tempus Magazine issue 67 now  With a passion for pre-war cars that had unleashed her competitive streak even before she founded the Bentley Belles ra... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 07 Apr 2020

The rise of Ferrari: Tempus takes a look behind the legend

Download your complimentary copy of Tempus Magazine issue 67 now  When the hammer fell on lot #247 at the prestigious Monterey Classic Car Auction in California on Saturday 25 August 2018, motori... Read More

By Tempus | 20 Dec 2019

Security specialist Valkyrie shares its discreet solution to guarding your classic and high-value vehicles

For any classic car purist, the idea of splicing into wires to clumsily fit modern electronics into vintage and high-value cars is jarring to the conscience. But for those of us worried about the... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 18 Jun 2019

Electric dream: Lunaz Design is sparking bright new interest in the longevity of classic cars by plugging in to futuristic tech

As the car industry becomes ever more conscious of its impact on the environment, the question of how future generations can enjoy the unique driving experiences of classic cars is more important than... Read More

By Tempus | 14 Feb 2019

British brands wow guests at Paris' biggest classic car show, Salon Rétromobile

In the 12 years I have visited French classic car show Salon Rétromobile, the recipe and format has, in the most unapologetically French fashion, remained unchanged. The culmination o... Read More

By Tempus | 20 Aug 2018

WINNER ANNOUNCED: Tempus invites classic car enthusiasts to join us at the Concours of Elegance

This competition is now closed. Congratulations to our winning reader, Colin Barker.  Ever since it was established in 2012, Concours of Elegance, akin to a 'beauty pageant' of automobile... Read More

By Scott Manson | 21 Jun 2018

Get behind the wheel with Woodham Mortimer's Chris Ward

Running annually since 1927 (apart from an understandable break during World War II), the 1,000-mile Mille Miglia classic car race ran through the roads of Italy until 1957 after a car struck spectato... Read More

By Rose Adams | 21 Jun 2018

Find out all the details of the seventh Concours of Elegance at the historic Hampton Court Palace

Since it began back in 2012, Concours of Elegance has been an exciting fixture on every classic car enthusiast’s social calendar. Famed as the only motoring event to have been granted access to ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 18 Jun 2018

The Cotswolds plays host to a quintessentially English rally

If you have a penchant for classic cars, verdant countryside and sophisticated outdoor pursuits, and can't wait to be swept away by a cross-country car rally or the shooting season's most excl... Read More

By Scott Manson | 15 Jun 2018

Discover the world's most epic car rallies

How do you see the world, without feeling like a typical tourist, and combine the thrill of fast cars and awesome parties in one trip? You need to investigate the heady world of the car rally. Pu... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 01 May 2018

Exclusive: Tempus strips back the glamour to discover the man behind the David Gandy brand

David Gandy may have “fallen” into modelling but, despite a 15-year career in front of the camera, it’s not fashion that inspires him. Sure, he takes an interest in shoots and certai... Read More