Peter Browning - Drive

  • Peter Browning tells how the rising costs of BMCs famous Comps Department

     Peter Browning

    Stokes looked at the bottom line: 12 vehicles and 40 of us on the '68 Monte. That cost money. Peter Browning tells Richard Heseltine how the rising costs of BMC's famous Comps Department inevitably came under scrutiny when BL's bean-counters arrived. Portrait Tony Baker archive Peter Browning/Richard Heseltine/LAT.

  • 1975 Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC C107 $49,995 ono

    1975 Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC C107

    The C107 1975 SLC continued Mercedes’ SLC line in spectacular fashion. In the mid ’90s, this car was restored at huge cost. The 4.5-litre 165kW engine was fully rebuilt, and the car was fitted with new body panels, new chrome, new leather, and new glass, as well as a host of other bits and pieces at the same time. The original receipts for this work are with the car — which is still in great condition — as are the various car show certificates it has won.

  • Ariel Motor Company 1180bh electric 2020 ‘HIPERCAR’

    Ariel HIPERCAR

    Electric Ariel ups the ante Somerset-based minnow to unleash 1180bh pall - electric ‘ HIPERCAR’ in 2020. Text by Stuart Gallagher.

  • Market headliners 1966 Ferrari 500 Superfast

    Market headliners 1966 Ferrari 500 Superfast

    Superfast tycoons’ tourer. A rare right-hook Ferrari 500 Superfast, so what’s behind its low estimate?