Blog Graeme Hurst

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The day Hurst's Mini was admired by a monarch

It’s a bit of a bonus having dual nationality (in my case native South African and naturalised British) because it’s all too easy to enjoy the ...

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To dream the impossible dream – a Porsche 911

Just back from 10 days in Australia to attend my brother Andrew’s wedding and – perhaps the jetlag has muddled my brain – but I’m still not sure ...

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Christmas came early for Hurst this year with a dream Jaguar drive

Ever wondered what you’d like to have the keys to if you were given an hour to live? Sounds a little macabre over the festive season and all, but ...

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Mates' Mustangs have me yearning for my Pony

I’m counting the sleeps left until I get to play with one of my favourite classics: my ’66 289 GT Mustang. If that phrase sounds more like ...

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The 100 itch that I'm unable to scratch

I’ve being struggling to mask an urge to own a Healey 100 – the four-cylinder Healey that became colloquially known as the 100/4 after it was ...

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Embracing the three-pointed star

Today is a momentous day (in car terms) in the Hurst-Warner household: I woke up to a text from my other half (who’s out in South Africa for the ...

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My top 10 classics at this year's NEC

Just back from a second day at the Classic Motor Show at Birmingham's NEC and thought I’d share my favourite 'cars of the show'. Not an easy ...

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Balmy weather boosts classic sightings

The bright blue skies over the past couple of weeks have restored my faith in living on this island – and in its classic owners. Let’s face it, if ...

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When our family had the coolest motor on the drive

The organisers of Rétromobile – the elegant annual Parisian classic show in February – recently sent us a flyer containing a pic of a massive ...

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Classic spotting on the Continent and a sense of déjà vu

Visits to the Continent – especially ones made in fine weather – are often a highlight on the classic front as you drop into a capital and get ...