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  • MG METRO BUYER’S GUIDE

    MG METRO BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 18th July 2019

    Often called the thinking man’s Mini, the MG Metro is a fast appreciating and endangered national treasure. Here’s what you need to know before buying one.

  • FORD ESCORT Mk1 & Mk2 BUYER’S GUIDE

    FORD ESCORT Mk1 & Mk2 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 12th June 2019

    Although prices for desirable sporting examples of the early Escort have gone through the roof, an unmodified saloon or an estate are far more affordable. Here’s what to look out for when viewing a possible candidate.

  • AFFORDABLE VW CAMPERS BUYER’S GUIDE

    AFFORDABLE VW CAMPERS BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 21st May 2019

    What to do when you want a taste of vintage Volkswagen camping experience but don’t have a budget that goes through the pop-up roof.

  • TRIUMPH TR3 BUYER’S GUIDE

    TRIUMPH TR3 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 12th April 2019

    Sophistication doesn't come into it with this '50s Triumph, but with its Spartan, no-frills nature comes unadulterated driver enjoyment.

  • LOTUS ELISE BUYER’S GUIDE

    LOTUS ELISE BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 7th April 2019

    Still in production nearly 25 years after its introduction, the Elise manages to be both modern and a classic at the same time. It's also the ultimate expression of 'simplify and add lightness' and a fantastic sports car.

  • MAZDA MX-5 MK2 BUYER’S GUIDE

    MAZDA MX-5 MK2 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 25th March 2019

    It’s the bread and butter recipe for fun. Similar to the Mk1 but with some subtle changes, the Mk2 represents a brilliant buy for those wanting in on MX-5 thrills on a tighter budget.

  • ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SHADOW BUYER’S GUIDE

    ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SHADOW BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 19th March 2019

    Arguably Rolls-Royce’s most important model to date, the Shadow still represents excellent value. Here’s what you need to know before buying one.

  • MERCEDES-BENZ W123 BUYER’S GUIDE

    MERCEDES-BENZ W123 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 8th June 2018

    For many, the W123 series is the iconic classic Mercedes – and with good reason. This is what you need to know if you want to buy one...