Opinion

  • THE CLASS OF 1988

    THE CLASS OF 1988

    21st November 2018

    Thirty years ago, the UK’s best-selling cars list had few surprises, with hatchbacks and reps’ favourites ruling the roads. Paul Guinness takes a look at how things have changed...

  • ODE OF REMEMBRANCE

    ODE OF REMEMBRANCE

    14th November 2018

    Sam Skelton takes a look at the classic marques we’ve lost in recent memory.

  • WHEN PROJECTS GO FULL CIRCLE

    WHEN PROJECTS GO FULL CIRCLE

    14th November 2018

    Peter Simpson recalls how a Rover P4 project ended in an unexpectedly good way 20 years ago…

  • FIRST IMPRESSIONS

    FIRST IMPRESSIONS

    7th November 2018

    Our choice of first car is often influenced by the makes and models we grow up with – although in Paul Guinness's case, his future career plans also played a part.

  • COMPUTERS VS CLASSIC CARS

    COMPUTERS VS CLASSIC CARS

    7th November 2018

    Those intelligent computer algorithms may not be quite so clever when it comes to classic cars. Obviously (and thankfully) Nigel Fryatt's love of classics doesn’t seem to follow the rules

  • CONCEPT CARS THAT SPAWNED OTHERS

    CONCEPT CARS THAT SPAWNED OTHERS

    31st October 2018

    Having recently discussed concept cars that made it into production, Jack Grover ponders over the cars that didn't quite make production, but did influence others models.

  • THE RISE OF KOREAN CAR MAKERS

    THE RISE OF KOREAN CAR MAKERS

    26th October 2018

    Back in the ’70s the Korean car makers were nothing more than a curiosity in the UK but now they’re a major market force. And it was all done with British talent...

  • WHEN NOSTALGIA WINS

    WHEN NOSTALGIA WINS

    24th October 2018

    It may have taken him 25 years to realise and two ownerships, but Eddy Rafter thinks maybe the Ford Granada isn't the car for him...

  • DIESEL CARS – FUTURE CLASSICS IN THE MAKING?

    DIESEL CARS – FUTURE CLASSICS IN THE MAKING?

    24th October 2018

    There can be little doubt that diesel is in the doghouse when it comes to the automotive world. Its future is at a real crossroads, with several major manufactures committing to a future without derv and switching their attentions to alternative drivetrains...