An antidote for anyone who despairs at the loss of innocence. How sweet it is to think that there's a shed in the Malvern hills in which a dedicated bunch of artisans is hard at work hand-building sports cars with wooden chassis. What's more, with the Aero 8 and forthcoming hybrid LifeCar, it looks like they're here to stay.
Possibly the most fun we’ve had all year. It’s not modern, but it is deeply, deeply cool.
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An achingly beautiful car, made from good solid trees by good solid Brits.
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The car that it's always been about, really. Up there in the top ten of reassuring old English clichés, it's a gloriously impractical, modestly performing jalopy. Lovely.
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The one with
the 3.0-litre V6 Jag engine. In full flight it feels rather like being in the
front car of an Alton Towers ride – an escapist headrush to trounce any video