dRiVe mY cAR

Hi , Something that maybe of amusement to Riley enthusiasts. It’s a music video called ‘dRiVe mY cAR’. A comedy Classic Car song about being true to your hobby while also being kind to the environment. A very topical subject with the recently announced evaporation of petrol motoring in the … Continue reading

EU Increases Classic Car Insurance Premiums

• Department for Transport (DfT) still hasn’t decided how to apply the Vnuk judgment. • Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs (FBHVC) completed a consultation. • ‘Triple whammy’ of greater compensation payouts, raised IPT and Vnuk will increase premiums. • European Commission still urging EU to apply Vnuk judgement selectively. … Continue reading

Garel Rees

Professor Garel Rees motor industry economist, respected analyst and Classic Car Buyer consultant has passed away at 76, during his long and varied career he held the post of Professor Emeritus and President of the Centre Of Automotive Industry Research at Cardiff University. Continue reading

John Surtees

The legendary 2 and 4 wheeled World Champion John Surtees has passed away at the age of 83. John Surtees was the only person in motor racing history ever to have held simultaneous World Championship titles in car and motor cycle racing and then went on to develop his own … Continue reading

Members Cars

Following my comment in the last Riley Record about the variety of cars owned by our members, I have produced a chart to show the proportions of each model category, as recorded on the club’s database.  This includes all the cars notified to us by members in various forms and … Continue reading

Drive It Day 2017

It was National Drive It Day on Sunday 23rd April.  Many of you got out in your Rileys and even displayed your cars at events all over the country.  Some of these will be featured in the June edition of The Riley Record. Continue reading

Royal International Air Tattoo

This year’s brochure for the Royal International Air Tattoo at the RAF Fairford (14th-16th July) shows Mike’s Pathfinder, Malcolm’s Elf and includes a contribution from our Chairman Mike.  It will be great to see more Rileys attending this year.  For more details contact Mike Stanton. Continue reading