Monthly Archives: September 2017


Ford S-Max, Ford, S-Max, Galaxy, people carrier, family car, bargain car, big car, practical car, car sales, motoring, automotive, estate car, kinetic design, David Hilton, ebay, ebay motors, autotrader

The Ford S-Max…

The S-Max – it’s a big old family car, but one you may actually love.


Morris Minor, Morris, Minor, Sir Alec Isigonis, Mini, classic car, retro car, restoration project, old car, Lovejoy, Madness, fixer upper, motoring, automotive, autotrader, ebay, ebay motors, carandclassic, car, cars, British car

The Morris Minor…

The Morris Minor. A cheeky British classic that’s cheap to buy and charming to own.


Astra GTE, Vauxhall Astra GTE, Vauxhall, Astra, GTE, motoring, automotive, cars, classic cars, automotive, motoring, hot hatch, digital dash, ebay, ebay motors, autotrader, car, cars, GTE 16V, rust, restoration project

Investment opportunity – My third Astra GTE

A rusty £450 Astra GTE 16-valve is not, repeat NOT, an investment opportunity.


Toyota IQ, Toyota, IQ, small car, Japanese car, hatchback, city car, motoring, automotive, car, cars, bargain car, urban car

The Toyota IQ…

The Toyota iQ. It’s minuscule, but that doesn’t stop it for offering a lot.


Matchbox, Matchbox Ferrari, Ferrari, Ferrari 250, 250 GT, GT, toy car, model car, Matchbox, Hot Wheels, restoration, project car, motoring, automotive, car, cars, classic car, retro car, paint car, fix car, die cast, car collector, hobby, car hobby, baremetalHW

Small-scale restoration…

Fixing up old toy cars is our new favourite thing to watch.


scrap car, scrap, video, car crusher, crushed car, classic car, car wreck, car destriction, old car, retro car, classic car, motoring, automotive, british pathe,

Down in the dumps…

Getting rid of a car back in the day was a different affair.


W123 Mercedes-Benz, 230E, 200, 280E, 230CE, 280CE, 200TE, 230TE, 280TE, mercedes, Mercedes-Benz, W123, Mercedes W123, luxury car, motoring, automotive, car, cars, classic car, retro car, old car, vintage car, Mad Max, tough car, project car, motoring, automotive, car, car, carandclassic, ebay, ebay motors, autotrader, Motoring Research

The W123 Mercedes-Benz…

The Mercedes-Benz W123 is a tough old beast. And for the time being, they’re still cheap.


Subaru Legacy, Subaru, Legacy, four-wheel drive, 4x4, estate car, estate, Japanese car, bargain car, family car, cheap car, motoring, automotive, rally car, Impreza, Subaru Impreza, Subaru Forester, Forester, autotrader, ebay, ebay motors, car, cars, car sales

The Subaru Legacy…

It’s a Subaru. It goes “wubwubwubwub” but curiously, it’s not an Impreza.


What Car?, car review, car test, motoring, automotive, Haymarket Automotive, Alex Robbins, cheap car, bargain car, bangernomics, French car, Peugeot, Peugeot 406, motoring, automotive, autotrader, ebay, ebay motors, car, cars

What Car? goes on the cheap…

What Car? has bought a cheap 406. This is budget motoring in the mainstream, and we couldn’t be happier!


Mondeo STTDCi, Ford Mondeo STTDCi, Ford Mondeo, Ford Mondeo ST, Mondeo STTDCi, Mondeo ST, Mondeo, Ford, hot hatch, diesel, modified, Wolfrace, Airtec, Bluefin, modified car, magazine project car, Performance Ford magazine, Performance Ford, Fast Ford, motoring, automotive, classic car, retro car, ebay, ebay motors, autotrader

Made it better, ish – My Mondeo ST TDCi

A car I owned that I actually loved. What are the chances of that happening?