Guides

  • 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.

  • ALL SHOW NO GO

    ALL SHOW NO GO

    Matt Bell on 19th November 2019

    Not all sporty-looking cars are what they seem, some are all show no go. We look back at some memorable examples of vehicles that ultimately lacked the bark to match their perceived bite.

  • 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.

  • MODERN CLASSICS TO BUY NOW: JAGUAR X350

    MODERN CLASSICS TO BUY NOW: JAGUAR X350

    Matt Bell on 13th November 2019

    We take a look at why the Jaguar X350 with its revolutionary aluminium chassis and body is one of the hot modern classics you should buy now. 

  • MODERN CLASSIC SIX-CYLINDER COUPES

    MODERN CLASSIC SIX-CYLINDER COUPES

    Matt Bell on 5th November 2019

    Take a chance today on some of these up-and-coming modern classic six-cylinder coupes while you still can. We take a look at some bargain buys this winter.

  • MODERN CLASSIC ROADSTERS

    MODERN CLASSIC ROADSTERS

    Matt Bell on 4th November 2019

    Take a chance today on some of these up-and-coming modern classic roadsters while you still can. We take a look at some bargain buys this winter.