Welcome to 365 Days of Motoring

An Everyday Journey Through Motoring History, Facts & Trivia

Belt up and enjoy this 365-day ride as you cruise past the most momentous motoring events in history. Packed with fascinating facts about races, motorists and the history of the mighty engine, this is a must-visit web site for any car enthusiast.

On This Day

Friday 1st July 1904

116 years ago

The first Rover prototype 8hp was completed. Rover's 8hp went on-sale on 1 December 1904 and featured a novel backbone chassis construction, uniquely including the rear axle and became Britain's best selling car (before the arrival of the Longbridge built Austin Seven).

Rover 8hp  - 1904

Rover 8hp - 1904