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Seriously quick Q-cars from £2000 – used car buying guide

Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG These cars may look unassuming, but they possess eye-opening potency and can be yours for surprisingly little cash Sometimes you want a large executive car which can also be sports-car fast. These souped-up execs offer plenty of power for your pound. 1 – Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG (2003-2006)Read More

Pocket rocket hot hatchbacks from less than £3000 – used car buying guide

Ford Fiesta ST 2.0 Small hot hatches offer great-value performance. Less than a decade on from their launch, do these little gems still cut the mustard? The UK has a special affection for hot hatchbacks, but these pocket rockets don’t have to cost the Earth. Here are five affordable examples.Read More

Off-roaders to rely on in winter weather – used car buying guide

Ford Kuga Record warm weather may have fooled us into forgetting it’s winter, but Mother Nature could bite back at any moment This winter has been unseasonably mild for much of the UK, with only isolated patches of snow and ice. Be wary, though, because Mother Nature could still biteRead More

How to buy the best pre-owned Porsche 911 – used car buying guide

1973 2.7 Porsche 911 Carrera RS Yearning to own a Porsche 911 after reading our comparison tests on the new one? We pick used examples that cater for every budget and driver ability The market for used Porsche 911s has always been well catered for, and after reading our comparisonRead More

The Motorcycle Shop as it Used to Be

Not long ago, Santa Cruz County was the perfect place for a weekend shop crawl. You could find every major brand within a few salty blocks of the ocean: Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki, Harley-Davidson, BMW, Yamaha, and Hinckley Triumph. There were multiple incarnations of Ducati and Moto Guzzi dealers, for theRead More

Top 10 Used Bikes for Discriminating Bottomfeeders, 2016

It’s a good thing we MOrons get to ride all these swell new motorcycles for a living, because you can rest assured most of us are not bringing in the kind of cake it takes to purchase the latest electronically enhanced crop of wonderbikes. We feel your pain. One consolationRead More

GM Factory Pre-Owned Collection Website Takes Used Car Salespeople (Mostly) Out Of The Equation

In 2013, General Motors announced plans to sell new cars online — well, almost. The company’s Shop-Click-Drive service lets customize rides, get trade-in estimates for their current cars, secure pricing and financing for new GM vehicles, and even arrange for delivery. Of course, state franchise laws prevent GM from completingRead More

Study: Young People Aren’t Drinking & Driving As Much As They Used To

When we think about the problem of drinking and driving, we often associate it with younger, less experienced drivers. A new study shows that the practice has become far less common among motorists age 16 to 25, though we’re not out of the woods, yet. ALSO SEE: Diesels Doomed? DelhiRead More

25 years of Bangernomics – how to buy and run a used car cheaply

The idea of buying and running a cheap motor is almost as old as the car itself, but the defining term ‘Bangernomics’ celebrates its 25th birthday this year Once upon a time, there was a man who would buy old Ford Pops for a fiver, add nothing but petrol andRead More

Three-seaters and three-wheelers from £3000 – used car buying guide

McLaren F1 Whether you want a three-seater or a vehicle with three wheels, we have some enticing suggestions, priced from £3k to £6m Three is sometimes called the magic number, and whether you’re after something with three wheels or three seats, the automotive world can once again deliver choice. HereRead More

“American cars aren’t as desirable as they used to be”

Opinion 4 Dec, 2015 Cars from General Motors, Ford and Chrysler look "too American" to appeal worldwide, says Mike Rutherford Latest

Investment cars for less than £10,000 – used car buying guide

Honda S2000 Appreciating assets needn’t be the preserve of the super-rich. Jimi Beckwith brings the investment car budget down a peg or two Investing in a future classic is usually an expensive experience, but spotting what’s likely to bring you value in the future means you can get in quickly,Read More