The Debate: Converting Classics to Electric!

Steve of Electrogenic Vs Simeon of Classic Project Shop

It’s the great debate – to convert classic cars to electric or not. Two special guests include GoClassics Magazine columnist and podcast regular Simeon Cattle of the Classic Project Shop, and Steve Drummond of Electrogenic, one of the pioneers in the field. Who’s right? Who wins? Would you convert a classic car to electric? Watch and leave your comments below! https://www.electrogenic.co.uk https://projectshop.co.uk

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2021 NEC Classic Motor Show

Review & Interviews

Check out my footage, review and interviews from the amazing NEC Classic Motor Show yesterday. Loads of awesome cars including an exquisite custom build Polish 125 Coupe, the Ghostbusters Caddie, and Bond’s Aston DB5 and the replica Lotus Esprits from the Spy Who Loved Me and For Your Eyes Only.

Plus we meet:

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Should You Convert Classic Cars To Electric? Full Video!

In-depth discussion with conversion specialists London Electric Cars

Possibly the most contentious subject in the world of cars – should you convert classic cars to electric power? I visit Matthew Quitter at London Electric Cars, and we tackle the question, and also find out, how it’s down, what are the advantages of doing so, how is it better than an original car, should it not be done to some cars, and also will we all be converting all our current modern used cars to electric too?

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Concours, The Quail, Royal Range Rovers & Chevy Station Wagons

Podcast with Mathias Doutreleau

Check out my chat with dear friend Mathias Doutreleau who is Founder and Chairman of the Concours d’Elegance Suisse and has created automotive events around the world including the Middle East, Far East and The Quail in California. We talk about his classic ex-Royal Range Rover and he recalls his father’s humungous station wagon they used to cruise around France in and the extremely rare and unique classic Rolls-Royce that still lives in the family. Passionate, insightful and inspirational, if you care for classic cars and automotive events, this is podcast is a must! Find him: https://www.concoursdelegancesuisse.com/ https://www.projectautomobile.com/

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Aston Martin DB6 Electric

Bond saves the World [Again]

In the latest 007 movie, Bond says: “if we don’t do this now, there will be nothing left to save”. I wonder if he was talking about the environment and referring to his preference for thirsty old Aston Martins – and the fact that now, he could have it converted to electric.

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GoClassics Podcast featuring Simeon Cattle of Classic Project Shop

All about Goodwood Revival, how classics are getting easier to maintain and buying a Lincoln Continental Mk V

Our second ever podcast features special guest Simeon Cattle (Sim) who’s been working in the car trade since the age of 16. He runs the Classic Project Shop and along with GoClassics Editor-at-Large Jeff Bailey, we talk about about running and working on classics, the little tips and secrets most people don’t know about, and how knowledge of working on old cars is being passed down to a new generation. Plus we talk about the Goodwood Revival and quiz Jeff on his two extraordinarily different previous car choices – a Vauxhall Nova and a Lincoln Continental!

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GoClassics Mag Issue 2 Review [Sept 2021]

Check out my latest column in the Issue 2 of GoClassics, as well as tons of other great features!

I check out Issue Number 2 of GoClassics Magazine. Here’s a rundown of all the amazing content you’ll find in the latest absolutely PACKED issues of the newest, most exciting classic and modern classic car magazine! Go Classics is a brand new car mag, and it’s awesome! Why? Because I’m in it.

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Gallery and videos from 2021 Concours of Elegance

Check out all our vids and pics from the fabulous 2021 Concours at Hampton Court Palace

This was my third year attending the Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court and it’s safe to say it’s become my favourite classic car event of the year now. The weather is always great, the variety and quality of cars is sensational, the setting is spectacular and quite simply all the best people come here!

This year I got to meet a childhood hero – the incredible Aston Martin Bulldog (now reborn) in person, got my first look at the brilliant Lotus Emira (and enjoyed a splendid lunch with the Lotus team) and found an unexpected star in the form of a hot-rodder classic Lancia Aurelia. Plus 95 British cars. Thanks so much to my buddy Reza Adil for all his help producing this content – see all our pics and videos:

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