Premium

Watch: the finest everyday motors of yesteryear at the Festival of the Unexceptional classic car show

The Festival of the Unexceptional was created by classic car insurer Hagerty in 2014 to highlight the alarming attrition rate of some of the most popular and best-loved vehicles of our recent motoring past

Although it is presented as a tongue-in-cheek “concours de l’ordinaire”, there is a serious side to the contest to find the country’s finest “unexceptional” motor, in that most of the everyday models have become extremely rare

Our video, filmed and edited by Jon Klein, features five amazing everyday, almost forgotten cars and interviews with their owners – and they are all far more sane than you might think.

Now in its sixth year, the event has become a focal point for enthusiasts who take...

To continue reading this article

Start your free trial of Premium

  • Access all Premium articles 
  • Subscriber-only events 
  • Cancel any time

Free for 30 days

then only £2 per week

Access one Premium article per week

We’re glad you’re enjoying The Telegraph
Register or subscribe to continue reading
Already a subscriber?
Register
Free
  • One free Premium article per week
  • Newsletters and daily briefings
Register
Subscribe
30 days free, then £2 per week
  • Unlimited access to Premium articles
  • Subscriber-only newsletters
  • Exclusive subscriber events and rewards
  • The daily newspaper on your smartphone or tablet
Start free trial