As Land Rover launches its new Defender, you might be tempted to look at buying a used example. There’s certainly a sizeable market for these hardy cars; after all, more than 2 million have been produced since the original was designed in the sand of Red Wharf Bay in Anglesey some 73 years ago.[Read more…] about Buying a Used Land Rover Defender: 8 tips to avoid disaster
When the Audi Quattro was unveiled at the Geneva motor show 40 years ago, not even Ferdiand Piech, one of the all-time great leaders of the automotive industry, could have foreseen the impact the car would have on Audi, on motorsport and on the automotive sector as a whole.[Read more…] about Automotive Anniversary: 40 years of Audi Quattro
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
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?