This is what charging an electric car looked like in 1912

A colourised image from book The Paper Time Machine gives us an incredible insight into electric car charging at the start of the 20th century.
Kim Horton and his Jaguar Mark 2 for a classic car column. Kim's number is 07941270432. The car was previously owned by Tony Wilson, of Factory Records. Pictures from Kim Horton

Me and my classic motor: 1962 Jaguar Mk 2 2.4-litre

This stately, pale green Jaguar does not scream rock’n’roll, but in the early 1980s it belonged to Tony Wilson
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The big beach buggy revival

The taste for retro cars has spread to the beach buggy. Totally impractical for our shores, they embody carefree fun in simpler times
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Letters of the week, November 2, 2014

This week: classic, veteran and vintage cars defined, parking lawlessness, blinding brake lights and toll charges for foreign cars.