Guides

  • ELECTRIC MORRIS MINOR REVIEW

    ELECTRIC MORRIS MINOR REVIEW

    Paul Wager on 14th January 2020

    The recent surge in electric classics has mainly been a high-end business fuelled by manufacturer-backed conversions. We find a much more down-to-earth approach.

  • CLASSIC ROAD TEST: ALFA ROMEO GTV REVIEW

    CLASSIC ROAD TEST: ALFA ROMEO GTV REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 8th January 2020

    Back in the mid ’90s this was Alfa’s riposte to the BMW coupe. How does the Alfa Romeo GTV stack up 20 years on and should you buy one?

  • EMERGING CLASSIC – CHRYSLER PT CRUISER

    EMERGING CLASSIC – CHRYSLER PT CRUISER

    Matt Bell on 7th January 2020

    Derided at its launch for looking like the Addams Family’s shopping car, Chrysler’s PT Cruiser was an unexpected hit in the UK. Almost 20 years on, this quirky-yet-practical vehicle is a very good candidate for classic status.

  • CLASSIC RIVALS: PORSCHE 911 VS TVR CHIMAERA

    CLASSIC RIVALS: PORSCHE 911 VS TVR CHIMAERA

    Matt Bell on 19th December 2019

    The TVR Chimaera, a straight up bruiser, or the finely finessed Porsche 911? We try and choose between the two resurgent sports cars from the 1990s. 

  • SIXTIES CLASSICS ON A £15K BUDGET

    SIXTIES CLASSICS ON A £15K BUDGET

    Matt Bell on 17th December 2019

    Flash sports car, stylish two-door coupé or steady four-door saloon? Deciding which Swinging Sixties classic to purchase with £15,000 obviously comes down to personal taste. So, we’ve compiled a variety of options along with some advice to help buy one.

  • CLASSIC ROAD TEST: TOYOTA COROLLA AE86

    CLASSIC ROAD TEST: TOYOTA COROLLA AE86

    Matt Bell on 6th December 2019

    Made famous by motorsport, immortalised by Initial D and the go-to in the modified car scene; the Toyota Corolla AE86 has enjoyed quite the life, but what’s it actually like to drive?

  • RANGE ROVER P38A VS DISCOVERY 2

    RANGE ROVER P38A VS DISCOVERY 2

    Matt Bell on 5th December 2019

    Think classic Land Rovers and the two products which don’t immediately spring to mind are the Discovery 2 and Range Rover P38A. Both are on the modern classic radar these days, so we try to pick a winner.

  • ROOTES GROUP – THE GOLDEN YEARS

    ROOTES GROUP – THE GOLDEN YEARS

    Matt Bell on 27th November 2019

    The Rootes Group’s finest years commenced immediately after the end of the Second World War with the launch of a handful of brand-new models

  • MARKET TRENDS – SUV ALTERNATIVES

    MARKET TRENDS – SUV ALTERNATIVES

    Matt Bell on 25th November 2019

    In this week’s Market Trends we look at three cars that offer off-road capabilities but in estate format. These are the SUV alternatives.

  • PORSCHE 911 DECONFUSER

    PORSCHE 911 DECONFUSER

    Matt Bell on 22nd November 2019

    It’s time to learn your 930s from your 997s as we debunk the Porsche 911 model timeline from the 1960s up to the noughties.