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  • HONDA S2000 BUYER’S GUIDE

    HONDA S2000 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 27th November 2017

    Honda’s answer to the MX-5 wasn’t to join it but beat it into submission with its astonishing S2000, offering 240 bhp from a race-bred four-cylinder engine without a turbo in sight...

  • ROAD TEST – FIAT 500

    ROAD TEST – FIAT 500

    Glenn Rowswell on 31st October 2017

    Classics World’s Paul Bussey test drives and reviews a 1972 Fiat 500…

  • TRIUMPH VITESSE BUYER’S GUIDE

    TRIUMPH VITESSE BUYER’S GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 30th October 2017

    Largely based on the four-cylinder, friendlier-faced Herald, the Vitesse arrived in 1962 with a useful injection of performance from its 1.6-litre straight tsix – an engine which itself would go on to power a whole range of exciting Triumph sports cars in slowly increasing displacements, while the Vitesse itself eventually benefited from a two-litre version. ..

  • RELIANT SCIMITAR GTE BUYER’S GUIDE

    RELIANT SCIMITAR GTE BUYER’S GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 25th October 2017

    The Reliant Scimitar GTE is a truly overlooked British classic car that’s quick enough, good value and an absolute doddle to maintain thanks to humble Ford running gear. Its estate-like body, folding rear seats...

  • MORRIS MINOR TOURER BUYER’S GUIDE

    MORRIS MINOR TOURER BUYER’S GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 17th October 2017

    Few cars have quite as much classic charm as the open top Moggy. It appeared alongside the saloon right from the start in 1948, although the early pre-1951 MMseries cars are best left for the collectors due to their low-powered side valve engines...

  • VOLKSWAGEN 1302/1303 BUYER’S GUIDE

    VOLKSWAGEN 1302/1303 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 9th October 2017

    Values of VW’s charismatic Split Window camper have gone stratospheric in recent years, and it looks like early Beetle prices are beginning to go the same way...

  • CITROËN 2CV6 BUYER’S GUIDE

    CITROËN 2CV6 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 2nd October 2017

    Just as the Mini found itself reimagined for a new age in the ’Nineties, so too did the iconic Citroën 2CV in the mid ’Seventies. The 2CV6 saw its plucky air-cooled, two-cylinder engine grow to a serviceable 602cc...

  • STANDARD 8, 10 & PENNANT BUYERS GUIDE

    STANDARD 8, 10 & PENNANT BUYERS GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 18th September 2017

    Given that it was a small car, sold at a low price and had its sales heyday around 60 years ago, it’s surprising how many of the 8, 10 and Pennant cars have survived...

  • AUDI TT BUYERS GUIDE

    AUDI TT BUYERS GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 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

    Glenn Rowswell on 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

    Glenn Rowswell on 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

    Glenn Rowswell on 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

    Glenn Rowswell on 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...