Guides

  • WINTER PROJECTS FOR £2000

    WINTER PROJECTS FOR £2000

    31st January 2019

    New year, new project? Despite the fact that money's short at this time of year, it shouldn't put you off buying one of these budget, open-topped gems.

  • LEGENDS OF THE 1980S 

    LEGENDS OF THE 1980S 

    31st January 2019

    We pop a Duran Duran cassette into the Alpine deck and consider five legends of the decade which brought us the modern era of motoring.

  • MARKET TRENDS – JAGUAR XK (1996-2014)

    MARKET TRENDS – JAGUAR XK (1996-2014)

    30th January 2019

    In this Market Trends we look at three Jaguar XKs; the X100 4.0 from 1996-2003, the X100 4.2 from 2002-2005 and the X150 from 2005-2014...

  • MARKET TRENDS – SEPARATE-CHASSIS TRIUMPHS

    MARKET TRENDS – SEPARATE-CHASSIS TRIUMPHS

    30th January 2019

    Small Triumphs make one of the best starter classic breeds in the business. But you needn’t settle for a saloon, there are plenty of sporting options too. In this Market Trends we explore four separate-chassis Triumphs; the Herald, Vitesse, Spitfire and GT6.

  • BUYING GUIDE – VOLVO P1800 (1960-1973)

    BUYING GUIDE – VOLVO P1800 (1960-1973)

    29th January 2019

    The epitome of elegant ’50s Scandinavian elegance, Volvo’s P1800 was styled in Italy and began life in Britain. Here’s what you want to know before taking the plunge.

  • US CARS FOR THE UK

    US CARS FOR THE UK

    29th January 2019

    Traditionally, American cars haven’t sold especially well in Britain. Barring the occasional pimp’s Cadillac in the mid 1970s and the odd Viper, the British haven’t found the flamboyance of American excess quite in tune with their tastes. But that hasn’t stopped them from trying over the years.

  • MARKET TRENDS – SMALL SUVS

    MARKET TRENDS – SMALL SUVS

    28th January 2019

    In this Market Trends we look at three small SUVs; the Land Rover Freelander, Vauxhall Frontera and Honda CR-V.

  • BUYING GUIDE – VW CORRADO

    BUYING GUIDE – VW CORRADO

    25th January 2019

    The Scirocco-that-wasn’t became a significant car for Volkswagen and kicked off its move upmarket in the ’90s. Here's what you need to know before buying one. 

  • BUYING GUIDE: AUSTIN A40

    BUYING GUIDE: AUSTIN A40

    24th January 2019

    The A40 is an intriguing beast but they do tend to get overlooked by the classic press in favour of more glamorous machinery or even their own more curvaceous predecessors, the A30 and A35.