The 1970s saw a rise in the number of people able to drive with more than 20 million registered as licence holders.This meant that car ownership was becoming the norm for many households and cars as image definers was very much at the forefront of buyers’ minds.
During the long summer months, London often sees a rise in the number of supercars parked up amongst its streets as many overseas motorists opt to spend some time in the growing capital.
The fifth Supercar Showdown is one of the best shows in the UK to see a number of high-performance vehicles.
Last weekend’s Goodwood Festival of Speed proved to be a crowd pleaser with some of the world’s top drivers and cars putting in some great performances. The 23rd Goodwood event saw a surprise appearance from motorcycle world champion Valentino Rossi – he came straight from a win at the latest round of the MotoGP in Holland – and took to the stage following a performance from Kaiser Chiefs.
As the forecast for this summer continues to look lush, it is the perfect time to consider two of the most popular events of the year.