RegArchive is an online archive for UK car registration plates from 1932 to 1963 (ABC 123) through to 1963 to 1982 (ABC 123 D) and finally from 1982 to 2001 (A 123 BCD).
Memories Of Your Car
Cars and other vehicles can bring back such wonderful memories for people - especially a car that they owned many years ago. If you have a photo of your old car please consider uploading it so we can publish it for posterity. Add any relevant comments as well - perhaps some memories about what the car means to you, where you went in it, where you drove it and even how old you were.
Latest Vehicle and Number Plate Comments
"MK1 red 2 door Ford Escort Bought for £75, with engine bought for £25. My 1st car."
"This was an MGB GT with Rostyle wheels and black plastic bumpers in a vibrant green, allegedly used b..."
"About 1970 my parents owned a 1954 Morris Cowley (the early shape, looking like a big Morris Minor, n..."
"Had the car in Gloucester in the mid 90's to 1999. Purchased from Castle Cary Somerset"
"TDU976 - I owned the car in 1970 . A relative worked at Standard Triumph Coventry. He helped me resto..."
"Used to be our family car, was that fast it started disassembling itself after my dad fitted an Isuzu..."
"N137EVV. This car was/is a Japanese import. A TOYOTA HI-LUX SURF..which basically is a HI-LUX pickup ..."
"During the late Seventies, I'd passed my driving test, wanted a cheap car and bought my brother-..."
"Dec 2021: Near the end of 4 year restoration."
"my first car in March 1977"
"Cortina Estate bought by my father in the sixties. BTU 485B. "
"I owned this car for 3 years and what a cracker it was. Dark metallic (Epsom)?? green with "cou..."
"Ford Granada 2.8 Ghia Automatic. It was my late dad's car he passed away in 1995 a day before my..."
"This number was originally on a crashed Austin A35 when I bought it and transferred it onto A yellow ..."
Vehicle Of The WeekFord Escort Uploaded 11.26pm Fri Jan 7th 2022
My first car, bought in 1987 after saving up for it, no rich parents handing out cars on this side...
Comment Of The WeekMG MGB Posted at 12.38pm Mon January 10th 2022
"This was an MGB GT with Rostyle wheels and black plastic bumpers in a vibrant green, allegedly used by Castrol for promotional purposes hence the colour and registration..."
Sometimes a vehicle catches our eye. When it does, we'll add it to our Hall Of Fame.
Hand Drawn Cars!
Every Monday we choose a Car Of The Week from all of the uploaded photos and display it above on the front page. We sometimes arrange for it to be hand drawn in a rather nice line art style. You can have a look at the most recent ones.
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Most Popular Car Manufacturers
The most popular car manufacturer to be uploaded by RegArchive users is Ford with 1474 photo uploads, followed by Volkswagen with 669 uploads and Vauxhall with 435 uploads. Find your registration and upload yours.
Most Popular Car Models
The most popular models uploaded by RegArchive users are Ford Escorts with 379 photo uploads, followed by Volkswagen Golfs with 205 uploads and Austin Minis with 163 uploads. Search for your registration and upload a photo.
What Types Of Vehicles Are Being Uploaded?
The most popular type of vehicle to be uploaded (expectedly) is the car with around 84% of the photos submitted by RegArchive users, followed by the motorcyle/moped/scooter with 6% of the photos and the van with 3% of the photos. Search out your number plate and upload yours.
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