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  • MARKET TRENDS – FRONT-DRIVE MGS

    MARKET TRENDS – FRONT-DRIVE MGS

    Matt Bell on 26th November 2019

    In this Market Trends we take a look at three front-drive MGS, the MG Metro Turbo, Maestro and Montego Turbo...

  • SUNBEAM ALPINE BUYER’S GUIDE

    SUNBEAM ALPINE BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 15th November 2019

    Although the marketing literature claimed the new Sunbeam Alpine was named after the mountain passes where the prototypes were tested, the title was in fact a direct link back to a capable Rootes Group produced sports coupe from the early 1950s. We profile what to look for when buying the later version.

  • BMW E36 BUYER’S GUIDE

    BMW E36 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 18th October 2019

    Robust enough for many to still be in daily use, the BMW E36 3-Series ushered in a new era of BMW coupes. They make a fine modern classic today.

  • FORD CAPRI MK3 BUYER’S GUIDE

    FORD CAPRI MK3 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 16th October 2019

    The Ford Capri Mk3 ended up being more than just a mild facelift and demonstrates how Ford of Europe managed to update the nation’s favourite coupe on a tight budget. Here’s what you need to know.

  • MARKET TRENDS – FORD COUPES 

    MARKET TRENDS – FORD COUPES 

    Matt Bell on 10th October 2019

    Most people wanting Ford coupes will hunt for a Capri, but the Blue Oval has produced plenty of others. Do any warrant investment?

  • TRIUMPH TR7 BUYER’S GUIDE

    TRIUMPH TR7 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 7th October 2019

    After a slow start, the Triumph TR7 is appreciated these days as perhaps the best driving and also the most affordable of all the TRs. Here’s what you need to know.

  • MARKET TRENDS – CONVERTIBLE JAGUARS

    MARKET TRENDS – CONVERTIBLE JAGUARS

    Matt Bell on 26th September 2019

    Jaguar coupes exude class, style and menace, characteristics only magnified with the roof off. Convertible Jaguars can be an affordable classic and lucrative investment.

  • MARKET TRENDS – ROVER/HONDA COLLABORATION

    MARKET TRENDS – ROVER/HONDA COLLABORATION

    Matt Bell on 25th September 2019

    The 20-year Rover/Honda collaboration produced some respectable models that revived Rover’s reputation. Do any attract investment potential?    

  • JAGUAR XJ X308 BUYER’S GUIDE

    JAGUAR XJ X308 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 16th September 2019

    With Ford funding, Jaguar was able to update the XJ40 into the car industry onlookers reckoned it could have been from the start and when the V8 engines were added, even the Germans started to worry. Today the ‘X300’ and ‘X308’ generation of XJ saloons make practical, easy-to-own modern classics.

  • JAGUAR E-TYPE S1 & S2 BUYER’S GUIDE

    JAGUAR E-TYPE S1 & S2 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 11th September 2019

    Although the E-Type is now regarded as a national treasure, there are plenty of points to check before signing away a large chunk of your lottery winnings if you fancy investing in one of these six-cylinder powered works of art

  • MERCEDES SLK R170 BUYER’S GUIDE

    MERCEDES SLK R170 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 9th September 2019

    The Mercedes SLK R170 was its answer to the MX-5 and Z3; it was an altogether more upmarket affair with a neat folding hardtop that makes it a modern classic today.

  • SUBARU IMPREZA SERIES ONE BUYER’S GUIDE

    SUBARU IMPREZA SERIES ONE BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 4th September 2019

    Buying the sensible performance saloon which gave the Cosworth a run for its money. Gold wheels and 555 rally jackets strictly optional…

  • TRIUMPH TR4 BUYER’S GUIDE

    TRIUMPH TR4 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 29th August 2019

    A popular choice on both sides of the Atlantic, this smart-looking two-seater is still winning hearts today. We look at what makes the ever-zestful TR4 tick and how to buy a good one.

  • MORGAN 4/4 BUYER’S GUIDE

    MORGAN 4/4 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 28th August 2019

    The Morgan 4/4 is a practical, well-supported, reasonably reliable way into vintage open-top motoring, but where to start? Here's what you need to know.