Guides

  • VAUXHALL: A RETURN TO FORM?

    VAUXHALL: A RETURN TO FORM?

    16th April 2019

    Vauxhall makes its first profit since 1999 under PSA ownership. We look at what this means for the future of the brand and its UK operations.

  • TRIUMPH TR3 BUYER’S GUIDE

    TRIUMPH TR3 BUYER’S GUIDE

    12th April 2019

    Sophistication doesn't come into it with this '50s Triumph, but with its Spartan, no-frills nature comes unadulterated driver enjoyment.

  • RETRO STYLE MAKEOVER

    RETRO STYLE MAKEOVER

    10th April 2019

    'Backdating' is all the rage these days. But is it really worth doing? We looked at these two iconic classics to help make our minds up.

  • THE DEATH OF RILEY

    THE DEATH OF RILEY

    9th April 2019

    Fifty years ago saw the first great British car name to be axed. In retrospect it would turn out to be the first of many over the decades to come, but at the time few people noticed or particularly cared.

  • VAUXHALL VIVA IN 12 FACTS

    VAUXHALL VIVA IN 12 FACTS

    8th April 2019

    The boxy looking mid-sized HA Viva launched Vauxhall into a new market sector and successors included the HB Brabham and hot Escort taunting HC ‘droop snoot’ coupé.

  • LOTUS ELISE BUYER’S GUIDE

    LOTUS ELISE BUYER’S GUIDE

    7th April 2019

    Still in production nearly 25 years after its introduction, the Elise manages to be both modern and a classic at the same time. It's also the ultimate expression of 'simplify and add lightness' and a fantastic sports car.

  • AUDI TT BUYER’S GUIDE

    AUDI TT BUYER’S GUIDE

    4th April 2019

    A style icon when launched, the TT makes for an interesting modern classic coupe today. Here's what you need to know when buying the best.

  • DROP-TOP MERCEDES

    DROP-TOP MERCEDES

    1st April 2019

    There’s never been a better time to buy a classic Mercedes-Benz convertible, and with the 30th anniversary of the R129 SL, many might. We say why you should – and show you the alternatives.

  • CLASSIC RIVALS – SPORTS CARS THAT WEREN’T

    CLASSIC RIVALS – SPORTS CARS THAT WEREN’T

    29th March 2019

    Underwhelming isn't a phrase that lies comfortably with the sports car concept. So of these two performance underachievers, upon which has the passing of time been the kindest?