Guides

  • AFFORDABLE PORSCHES

    AFFORDABLE PORSCHES

    11th February 2019

    When new, you wouldn't ever consider a Porsche the affordable option. Where once they were pricey aspirational cars, today they sit firmly in the affordable bracket for many. Here's a quick look at which Porsches you can get your hands on with an affordable budget.

  • MG BY NUMBERS: PART TWO

    MG BY NUMBERS: PART TWO

    7th February 2019

    The MG octagon has to be one of the most familiar motoring badges ever produced. Here we take the eight-sided emblem and select eight of the most significant post-War MGs ever produced.

  • EMERGING CLASSICS: MG ZS

    EMERGING CLASSICS: MG ZS

    7th February 2019

    The mid-range MG from the Phoenix era tends to be overshadowed by the more sophisticated Rover 75 cars but the ZS was a well regarded effort especially in V6 form.

  • HIGH AND LOW – BRISTOL

    HIGH AND LOW – BRISTOL

    6th February 2019

    As oddball car brands go, they don’t get more quirky than Bristol, a marque which made Rolls-Royce look positively mainstream and which inspired unparalleled levels of loyalty among its clientele.

  • MG BY NUMBERS: PART ONE

    MG BY NUMBERS: PART ONE

    5th February 2019

    The MG octagon has to be one of the most familiar motoring badges ever produced. Here we take the eight-sided emblem and select eight of the most significant post-War MGs ever produced

  • ROAD TEST – BENTLEY T1

    ROAD TEST – BENTLEY T1

    5th February 2019

    When it comes to these first-generation Shadow-based Bentleys, the 1968-69 spec is the one to have. We explore just why that is so.

  • BUYING GUIDE – MG ZA/ZB MAGNETTE

    BUYING GUIDE – MG ZA/ZB MAGNETTE

    4th February 2019

    Launched in 1953, the MG Z-type Magnette enjoyed the distinction of being MG’s first unitary-construction car. It had been co-developed alongside the Wolseley 4/44 as a sporting alternative to the relatively staid Wolseley. It was also the first MG to use a BMC engine in preference to a Nuffield one; gaining the B-series from Austin over the XPAG from the contemporary saloons.

  • ROAD TEST – MORGAN PLUS EIGHT

    ROAD TEST – MORGAN PLUS EIGHT

    1st February 2019

    It’s an enigma, the Morgan Plus 8 and has been for much of the past 50 years. Produced by a firm which defiantly appeared to resist progress and preferred to cling doggedly to its old-fashioned wood-framed bodywork and labour-intensive hand assembly methods, the Plus 8 also had the distinction of being Britain’s fastest-accelerating car at one point, exhibiting a fearsome pace which belied its 1930s looks.