Nick Mason talks about his Ferrari 250 GTO

To liberate a line from Mrs Merton – “what is it, Nick, that most attracts you about this fifty million dollar motor car?” And my answer is – “Exclusivity and appreciating value are inevitably an attraction in a car, but generally as a means of justifying the ownership to non-believers, rather than supplying any of…

Paris to Madrid Rally

In May this year, the National Motor Museum entered its 1903 Napier into the H&H Paris to Madrid Rally. The 2014 Paris to Madrid Classic Reliability Trial was conceived to celebrate the original 1903 Paris to Madrid race and in particular to honour the achievements of Charles Jarrott, the blacksmith’s son, who became Britain’s first…

Inaugural Annual Dinner

The National Motor Museum provided the setting for the first annual Beaulieu One Hundred Dinner and Auction on Saturday, 15 October 2012. Over 70 Beaulieu One Hundred members and guests joined the late Edward, Lord Montagu for this Bond-themed event, enjoying Martini cocktails (shaken not stirred) on arrival, before making their way over the red…