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Another week another fleet addition for Buckley

I spent Drive It Day fiddling with my latest acquisition – a Ford Zodiac Mk3 estate that is the latest in what is now quite a long history of ...

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Pining for a gold Flavia and hoping it is still being enjoyed

If there is one car I’d like to find and buy back it would be my gold Lancia Flavia 2000 Coupé EBJ 704J. I bought the car in 2001 or 2002. It had ...

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Holiday reading reveals a Rolling Stones Merc mystery

I went on a half term break to Tenerife. Very little real life car excitement here. A huge number of W123 Mercedes variants survive in the warm ...

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Being the odd one out in the Range Rover set

First of all, thanks to Chris Martin of New South Wales for sending me the Range Rover plaque that now proudly stands among my Fiat 130 trinkets. ...

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Hustling a no-sale Merc home and loving it

Having finally steeled myself for the task of collecting the Mercedes 300B from Brightwells – where it had failed to sell at auction – the run ...

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Buckley spots the first Dart of Spring

It feels like Spring has arrived and life seems to have fired up again, although not enough to put the choke all the way in as yet. The weekend ...

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Boot sale bargains and reliving the Yank invasion

I do like a car-boot sale and there’s a particularly good one at Cheltenham Racecourse on a Sunday. Obviously it’s almost 99% tat, but even a ...

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Selling S-type seats and borrowing Jason King's face fuzz

A guy called Robin Allen appeared at my office yesterday to collect some old S-type Jag seats I had for sale. It's a long story: I bought them to ...

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Meeting the "I" from Withnail to discuss the Dockers

Last week I was interviewed about Lady Docker for a Sky series on the British motor industry. The man asking the questions was Paul McGann, ...

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Buckley lives la vie en rosé

Had a great three days at Rétromobile courtesy of my friend Claude who organised some Eurostar tickets – by far the most civilised way to travel ...