LATEST ISSUE - 112 September 2015 ON SALE NOW

The September 2015 edition of Irish Vintage Scene (Issue 112) is on sale now, and once again is full to bursting with fascinating feature vehicles and show reports from all around Ireland.

On the cover of this month’s issue is a classic saloon that was once a hugely popular car on Irish roads, but sadly has become a very rare sight today, even at classic events; this 1976 Toyota Corolla KE20 is an original Irish example, and was bought new by the great grandaunt of the current owner. What’s more, she bequeathed her beloved runaround to him when he was just seven years old, so the recent completion of the car’s long-running restoration is something of a dream come true for this young enthusiast. Our second feature car couldn’t be any more different in appearance, yet also has an interesting Irish story to tell; this impressive 1959 Plymouth Belvedere limousine was one of a small number assembled new in this country, and its owner has amassed some great information on this almost forgotten corner of Irish automotive history.

Our main tractor feature this month looks at one enthusiast’s trio of classic Ferguson/Massey Fergusons – a TE20, FE35 and MF35X- each one of which is more beautifully restored than the last. The restorations have been a family affair for this young enthusiast, and it’s great to see young blood coming into the hobby in this way. Our second tractor story takes a look at a stunning Fordson Major E1A, which was restored by its experienced owner utilising as many of its original parts as possible to maintain its period correctness.

Moving to two wheels, our motorcycle feature this month looks at one man’s pair of Heinkel scooters, which includes a Tourist with only four miles (yes, four) on the odometer from new, while our commercial vehicle feature tells the unique story of a GM New Look bus that has been brought from Toronto to a new home in Ireland by a small group of committed transport enthusiasts. Closing out a packed issue is the final instalment of our story on a pre-war Morris Cowley Flatnose restoration.

Events-wise we’ve a lot going on this month, ranging from the Limerick Classic Car Show to the Ulster Vintage Commercial Vehicle Club’s Two-Day Run to the Cobh Lusitania Memorial Display and lots more besides, so you won’t want to miss the September 2015 issue of Irish Vintage Scene; get yours today!



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Galway Summer Rally….Another satisfied print customer

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Few shows on this weekend (2nd August)

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VIDEO – Carlow Vintage & Classic Motor Club Show at Duckett’s Grove

Carlow Vintage & Classic Motor Club Show at Duckett’s Grove, Carlow on the 17th of May 2015  – Video by Bob Flavin

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Something for everyone this weekend (25th & 26h July)

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This Month’s Video Link

Each month we like to bring the recipients of our online newsletter something of interest from the worldwide web, be it a video, photo or a blog. This month we bring you a link to a very famous automotive story, one which begins in the heart of Detroit’s “Motor City” but ends on the Emerald […]

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Something for everyone this weekend (19th July)

Lots of shows on this weekend but here are four that advertised in Irish Vintage Scene magazine. Click on the images to enlarge.      

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Two shows worth a visit this weekend!

Two shows worth a visit this weekend. Gowran Park, Co. Kilkenny on Saturday and Sunday and Streete Parish Park in Westmeath.

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A Porsche 911 Turbo originally owned by Steve McQueen is headed to auction. The Porsche, said to be the last special-order 911 McQueen ever bought, is an original 1976 930 finished in Slate Gray. The early production example, not unlike the very first 911 Turbo, is powered by a turbocharged 3.0-liter flat-six engine sans intercooler. […]

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Vintage & Classic Car & Van Auction!

Paul Cooke Auctions are holding a Vintage and Classic Car Auction THIS Coming Thursday Night (9th July) at 7pm. Some Very Exciting and Rare Examples! Entries are arriving in the next few days and are also accepted. Naas Industrial Estate, Naas, Co. Kildare Tel: 045 254 250 Early Entries to Include: ENTRIES CURRENTLY BEING ACCEPTED!   For more […]

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The 24th Irish Classic & Vintage Motor Show

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