Guides

  • AUDI TT BUYERS GUIDE

    AUDI TT BUYERS GUIDE

    11th September 2017

    The VAG group’s model strategy through the ‘Nineties and into the new millennium really was inspired; its generous platform sharing and parts swapping meant it was able to offer a staggering array of cars that were all fundamentally the same underneath...

  • ROVER P5 & P5B BUYERS GUIDE

    ROVER P5 & P5B BUYERS GUIDE

    4th September 2017

    Here’s a traditional wood and leather classic saloon that’s highly impressive to own and drive. There are also quite a few about, so you can take your time with no need to snap up the first you’re offered...

  • JAGUAR XJ40 BUYERS GUIDE

    JAGUAR XJ40 BUYERS GUIDE

    4th September 2017

    If you want to buy an XJ40 series Jaguar – and there are plenty of reasons why you should – please do so as soon as possible! They’re still cheap...

  • ROVER MINI COOPER BUYERS GUIDE

    ROVER MINI COOPER BUYERS GUIDE

    29th August 2017

    Keen to cash in on the history of one of the most iconic sporting cars of the ’Sixties, Rover officially reintroduced the Mini Cooper in 1990, this time with a host of updates and revisions that made the car either more practical or less pure depending on your viewpoint...

  • VOLVO AMAZON BUYERS GUIDE

    VOLVO AMAZON BUYERS GUIDE

    21st August 2017

    Comfortable, solid and benefitting from superb club and specialist support, the 120-series Volvo (nicknamed the ‘Amazon’) is a usable and easy to own gem that still holds lots of classic appeal...

  • FIAT X1/9 BUYERS GUIDE

    FIAT X1/9 BUYERS GUIDE

    15th August 2017

    Fancy two-seater open-top classic motoring but crave a touch if Italian brio and style? Then take a look at the mid-engined Fiat X1/9...

  • OPEL MANTA B BUYERS GUIDE

    OPEL MANTA B BUYERS GUIDE

    7th August 2017

    While the city
boys swanked about in Porsche 930s and Merc SELs, the blue collar petrolhead had a choice of either the ubiquitous Ford Capri or this, the Opel Manta B...

  • PEUGEOT 205 GTI BUYERS GUIDE

    PEUGEOT 205 GTI BUYERS GUIDE

    13th July 2017

    It’s hard to talk about the Peugeot 205 GTI without drowning in superlatives, throwing around phrases like ‘the original hot hatch’, ‘iconic’, ‘lift-off oversteer’ and what-have-you. But...

  • LOTUS ELITE, ECLAT & EXCEL BUYERS GUIDE

    LOTUS ELITE, ECLAT & EXCEL BUYERS GUIDE

    26th June 2017

    You probably know a scoffing pub bore who’ll tell you that Lotus is an acronym for ‘Lots Of Trouble, Usually Serious’, but this is a hugely unfair generalisation. Indeed, on paper the ‘Seventies and ’Eighties models were pretty much the perfect sports car proposition...