A few years ago, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) bought one of the biggest car collections in the UK. Most of the vehicles were British, many being Jaguar and Land Rover products. Now JLR has decided to start disposing of the models that are not essential to its heritage collection. The first 100 of them will go under the hammer at an auction in Bicester, UK, in March. Hosted by Bicester Heritage’s official auction partner Brightwells, the Affordable Classics event sees a vast array of rare and low-mileage models go up for grabs from Britain’s most revered classic marques — including Austin, Ford, Morris, Rover and Triumph. The former RAF Bicester turned-historic-motoring community will host the auction, which will also include a collection of fantastic children’s pedal cars, boats, caravans and large-scale model aircraft. Four wheels will be the main attraction however, and the action will include a one-of-a-kind Reliant Scimitar prototype with Ferguson four-wheel drive. For those with per...

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