Win a pair of tickets to the 2016 Sywell Classic Pistons and Props

Join us for this year’s Footman James Sywell Classic – Pistons and Props motoring festival, combining historic racers, hot rods and motorbikes with classic planes and vintage music to create a fantastic two-day event, celebrating classic motoring on the ground and in the air.  This wonderful event will be held on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September 2016 at Sywell Aerodrome, Hall Farm, Sywell, Northampton, NN6 0BN.

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Watch amazing live action on the transformed ‘Racing Runway’ and ‘Sprint Strip’ with iconic Formula 1 cars, Group B Rally cars, Hot Rods, Dragsters and Motorcycles all in action throughout the weekend.  Up in the skies; expect to see a variety of breath taking aerial displays & acrobatics from a variety of display teams.

Live Music will be played throughout the weekend with a superb line of bands performing in the Footman James sponsored Scarf & Goggles bar.  With a vintage fun fair and shopping village, make a weekend of it as camping packages are available. It’s a great weekend for all the family.

You can be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets to Sywell Classic Pistons and Props courtesy of MyCarHeaven simply by informing us of what car that’s at least 30 years old or older you love and why.  Good luck…

Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100 concept – the future of the luxury car? (video)

Outlandish concept doesn’t just preview design ideas, but zero-emission drivetrains and an autonomous future.

‘A vision of the future of luxury mobility’ is how Rolls-Royce defines project 103EX, otherwise known as the Vision Next 100.

If that’s the case the future might take some getting used to, at least aesthetically, but it’s the technology presented within that represents the British luxury brand’s true look at the future, with a fully autonomous, zero-emissions luxury vehicle.

One could argue Rolls-Royce has already previewed both in the past – electric mobility with the Phantom-based 102EX and autonomy because… well, how many owners also drive their own Rolls-Royce?

But as one of the BMW Group’s Next 100 Years projects, the 103EX pushes boundaries further than Rolls-Royce has ever attempted before.

The key, says Rolls-Royce, is in epitomising four key tenets of the future of luxury mobility: ‘The Personal Vision’, ‘The Effortless Journey’, ‘The Grand Sanctuary’ and ‘The Grand Arrival’. There’s more than a hint of the concept of early luxury rail or air travel in there, we think.

‘The Personal Vision’ is represented by the coachbuilt nature of the car. An advanced chassis, a zero-emissions powertrain and a bespoke design tailored to every individual customer are all part of the concept. The firm’s Director of Design, Giles Taylor, has designed this particular concept. Love or loathe it, one assumes it’s merely one of many potential body styles you could drape over the chassis of the future. Read more »

Bugatti Chiron to debut at the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Goodwood-festival-of-speed-LogoGoodwood Festival of Speed is delighted to announce that the car Bugatti call “the world’s most powerful, fastest, most luxurious and most exclusive production super sports car,” will be making its UK dynamic debut at the world’s most luxurious motoring celebration, now just a few days away.

After its global premiere at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show, Festival of Speed visitors will be able to get up close to this incredible car, named after Monegasque racing driver Louis Chiron, as it prepares to  tear up the infamous Goodwood hill.

The Bugatti Chiron is the latest generation of Bugatti ultimate super sports cars and is a completely new development. The sports car manufacturer from Molsheim, with its long tradition of combining luxurious design with high-performance, has taken the unique features of a modern Bugatti to a new level and developed a super-charged machine that has become significantly better in every respect. With a power output of 1,500bhp, unprecedented for production vehicles, an exceptionally high torque value of 1,600Nm between 2,000 and 6,000rpm, and a wide variety of technical innovations, the Chiron sets new standards.

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Salon Privé Cars and Coffee 2016 (in pictures)

Salon Privé LogoFurther to our last post and video, here are  our favourite cars from the first ever Salon Privé Cars and Coffee on 12th June 2016.  30 beautiful and rare supercars on display to the visitors to Blenhiem Palace, including a Koenigsegg One:1, Ferrari 360 Challenge Stradale, Lamborghini Silouette and Jaguar XJ220, to name a few.  If you attended what did you think?

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Grab a beautiful car inspired watch at a bargain price

eed6db_6a61c3bb14164c23b8f99f5d4173fe25~mv2_d_3150_1564_s_2Back in November Boston and Stewill successfully launched its first watch via kickstarter called ‘the tourer II’. The stock arrived a few weeks ago and they’ve been frantically shipping out all our orders across the globe…exciting times for this new British business.  The MyCarHeaven team were delighted to work with the Boston and Stewill team, and we were delighted to be informed that a few of our readers purchased a watch.  Here’s a few pictures of our one, it’s a lovely timepiece. Read more »

Salon Privé Cars and Coffee 2016 (video)

Salon Privé LogoWhat a wonderful morning at the first ever Salon Privé Cars and Coffee on 12th June 2016.  30 beautiful and rare supercars on display to the visitors to Blenhiem Palace, including a Koenigsegg One:1, Ferrari 360 Challenge Stradale, Lamborghini Silouette and Jaguar XJ220, to name a few.  If you attended what did you think?  Hope you enjoy the short video, it gives you a flavour of the event.

 

The next events are July 3rd & August 21st.  I hope to see you at the next Cars & Coffee morning on 3rd July; the theme is 60s & 70s Classics, click HERE to register your 60s or 70s Classic.  It should be a great event.

The best Father’s Day gift ever

Coveted tickets to the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival are a great way to spoil dads on Father’s Day, fast approaching on Sunday 19 June.

Moreover, as this summer’s Silverstone-classic-logoMore Silverstone Classic related posts here. (29-31 July) offers unrivalled entertainment for all ages – and a new Family Ticket option – the entire family can join in the high-speed thrills and spills, making what is already an unforgettable Father’s Day gift all the more special.

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No matter what his particular interest, any action-loving dad will be blown away by a visit to the dazzling Silverstone Classic for an amazing flat-out trip down memory lane. Across three full days of non-stop entertainment, there will be a glittering array of attractions and activities, headed by a glorious line-up of unmissable races on the famous Silverstone Grand Prix circuit. These feature many of the world’s rarest, most spectacular and valuable racing cars from past golden eras. Read more »

Congratulations to our 2016 Cholmondeley Power & Speed competition winners

Congratulations to our 3 competition winners, who each receive a pair of complimentary tickets to the 2015 Cholmondeley Power and Speed.CPoP_logo_all deats_no grey type

It’ a great event and one not to be missed if you’re power-hungry.

Our winners and congratulations go to:

  • Paul Hayward
  • Chris Clark
  • Mark Green

We have no doubt you’ll have a great time at this wonderful event.

Let us know all about it below, so those less fortunate to yet attend this event or unable to attend this event this year can hear all about it.

If you do not want to miss out on our competitions where you could win a pair of complimentary tickets, then feel free to take a moment to subscribe to our regular newsletter or Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and be kept up to date with our posts.

Watch this space for lots more free ticket competitions.

Congratulations to our 2016 Motorsport at the Palace competition winner

Congratulations to our competition winner who received a pair of complimentary tickets to Motorsport at the Palace 2016.Motorsport Palace Logo -  colour

It’s a very cool classic car show.  Anyone into their motorsport and especially classic motorsport will love it.  Our winners and congratulations go to:

  • Callum Hodgson (Saltburn by the sea)

We have no doubt that you had a great time at this wonderful event. Let us know all about it below, so those that did not attend can get your thoughts and highlights, so they don’t miss out for next year.

Watch this space for lots more free ticket competitions, next up are Cholmondeley Power and SpeedChateau Impney Hill Climb, Silverstone Classic, Sywell Classic Pistons & Props, Classic Motor Show and Concours of Elegance.  If you do not want to miss out on our regular complimentary ticket competitions, then feel free to take a moment to subscribe to our regular newsletter or like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and be kept up to date with our posts.

Extreme conditions – The Pagani Huayra BC (video)

A cool video we came across featuring the Pagani Huayra.  Love it.  Hope you enjoy as much as we did…

 

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