If you’re in the classic vehicle scene you’ll know that there’s a rolling exemption from the MoT for cars and bikes of forty years plus. This extended the previous exemption that just included cars and bikes built up until 1960. As with all these things there was a consultation before the MoT exemption was brought […]
Vintage Tyres’ Bicester Heritage branch is opening five days a week from July 1. This new branch at central England’s premier classic car location is the perfect compliment to our long-standing main base at Beaulieu’s National Motor Museum. We are in Unit 94 Monday to Friday from 10am to 3pm. Bicester Heritage is centrally located, just […]
Vintage Tyres are now offering free tyre safety checks at our Beaulieu and Bicester branches. We’ll look at tyre depth, condition and age and email you a full report. If you buy a set of tyres as a result you’ll get a discount and half-price fitting. To book call: Beaulieu: 01590 612261 or Bicester: 01869 […]
Two cars, two very different owners and tyre-care tips that hold true today. A very high classic vehicle count throughout. How many can you name?
Vintage Tyres now has stocks of the first high-quality, high-performance tyre for the Renault 5 GT Turbo to be available in years. The brand new 195/55VR13 Avon CR27 is an original-equipment size tyre for the GT Turbo. It has been designed and manufactured in England and is available exclusively from Vintage Tyres. Using the […]
You’ll read a lot about what tyres you should and shouldn’t fit to an E-type or XJ6. And if you believe all you read there are apparently a number of contenders for the original-equipment crown. These extracts from the equipment section of the sales brochures for both cars prove that if you want to stay O/E the Dunlop Aquajet is […]
Custom bike builders love the Firestone Deluxe Champion. The mixture of zig-zag tread and statement-making chunkiness means it’s on brats, bobbers, cafes and many bikes creating their own categories the world over. We only sell the genuine Firestone, anything else isn’t worth putting on your project. In stock now in these sizes: 500-16, 350,18, 400-18, […]
I have always defined the love for a particular classic by whether or not it has the ‘glance-back’ feature. Those in the know will now be nodding in agreement with a wry smile on their faces, but if you don’t, then let me explain. I’ve been very fortunate to own a reasonable number of classic […]