I like cars. I like to drive them, I like to talk about them and I like to look at them. Yesterday I went over to see my mechanic to ask about fitting my birthday present into Sceadufell, and he mentioned that he was displaying his Triumph GT-6 over at Beer today. That was all the excuse I needed to break out the car wax, my nastiest rock compilation and a pair of sunglasses, and see what was transpiring at the Pecorama. The rest of this post is shameless car pornography.

Jaguar XK120, in biscuit with red leather interior.

Jaguar XK120, in biscuit with red leather interior.

Left: C-type Jaguar. Right: replica D-type Jaguar. Fear the sexy cats

Left: C-type Jaguar. Right: replica D-type Jaguar. Fear the sexy cats

Porsche RS60 Spyder. Lucky for the owner.

Porsche RS60 Spyder. Lucky for the owner.

The E-type Jaguar. So beautiful that a French art gallery exhibited one.

The unspeakably gorgeous E-type Jaguar. Background: TVR Tuscan. Lots of other nice cars as well.

Austin Healey 3000. I would do unspeakable things to own one of these.

Austin Healey 3000. I would do unspeakable things to own one of these.

Triumph TR3 in British Racing Green.

Triumph TR3 in British Racing Green.

MG TC. A true gentleman's roadster.

MG TC. A true gentleman's roadster.

Triumph GT6. Two litre straight six engine, red leather and walnut trim.

Triumph GT6. Two litre straight six engine, red leather and walnut trim.

Douglas Adams fans: this is what a Ford Prefect looks like

Douglas Adams fans: this is what a Ford Prefect looks like

Replica 1935 Auburn 851 Speedster replica. 4.2 litres, six cylinders. You try ignoring it.

Replica 1935 Auburn 851 Speedster. 4.2 litres, six cylinders. On the right is a Morris Minor. Aren't car shows great?

That E-type again

That E-type again

1935 Alvis S.A. 13.22 "Firebird" Saloon

1935 Alvis S.A. 13.22 "Firebird" Saloon

A Ford Galaxie full of Elvis memorabilia

A Ford Galaxie full of Elvis memorabilia

My father learned to drive in one of these. An Austin A40

An Austin A40. My father learned to drive in one of these.

The C-type Jaguar again

The C-type Jaguar again

1921 Rover 12, rescued from an orchard in 1985

1921 Rover 12, rescued from an orchard in 1985

Left: Triumph TR6; centre: Triumph TR5; right: Triumph TR7

Left: Triumph TR6; centre: Triumph TR5; right: Triumph TR7

Foreground: MGB; background: 1988 Renault Alpine V6

Foreground: MGB; background: 1988 Renault Alpine V6

The Rover radiator ornament, 1921. It says 'Rover' across his shield.

The Rover radiator ornament, 1921. It says 'Rover' across his shield.

Ginetta G27, with an MGB in the background. Nice.

Ginetta G27, with an MGB in the background. Nice.

Well, that’s quite enough of that. Needless to say, Beer was lovely. No clouds, blazing sunshine and a packed beach. It rained for last year’s event, so hardly anyone turned up. This year was just a riot of different cars and various enthusiasts being enthusiastic. There were hardly any ordinary cars to be seen and for once mine looked quite boring. It was great. If you don’t like cars, however, you just wasted your time reading this.

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