Plenty of commentators will have you believe that ordinary folk have been priced out of buying a modern classic; that all the good classic cars are now stupendously expensive, and that if you want an affordable, dependable old car that’ll put a smile on your face, you’re out of luck.[Read more…] about The Modern Classics Still Going for Bargain Prices
Park a MkIV Toyota Supra at a car show and, without a doubt, it will be bombarded with quote-happy spectators. Quips about 2JZs, overnight parts from Japan and smoking fellow motorists will fill the air like vape mist in no time at all, while social media streams will be afire with #Toyota #Supra #Supranation.[Read more…] about Automotive Reincarnations: Mitsubishi 3000 GT and Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe
Trying to decide which of BMW’s M cars tops your list of all-time greats is a little bit like trying to rank your children in order of preference. It’s a seemingly impossible task. Let’s assume though that what you want is one standout model that you could be happy to drive for the rest of your life while forsaking all others, a car you can use on road or track, come rain or shine. Well in that case I reckon it’s the E46 BMW M3 CS that sits at the top of the M-power tree.[Read more…] about Why the E46 M3 CS Could be the Best BMW M-Car
These days, if you hear someone cracking a joke about how rubbish an old Skoda is, the chances are they’re either catastrophically ignorant, or have been in cryogenic stasis for 30 years, from which they’ve just emerged.[Read more…] about Skoda Rapid Coupe review: Were old Skodas really that bad?
In 1995, at the Tokyo Motor Show, Honda unveiled a concept car that would preview what what become the S2000. It was dubbed the ‘SSM’ – the ‘Sports Study Model’ – and was a radical-looking machine with eye-catching design cues such as low-slung front lights and individual ‘cockpits’ for the occupants.[Read more…] about Automotive Anniversary: 20 years of the Honda S2000