Is It Ok To Always Drive In Sport Mode?

I was driving my wife’s Subuaru Legacy the other day for the first time in a while, and couldn’t resist the urge to fiddle around with the “SI Drive” system that lets you pick between three different modes. ‘Intelligent’ – the default mode, where throttle response is slowed and gear shifts (to the extent that …

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Finding Buyers’ Guides Just Got Easier

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At Garage Dreams, one of our biggest focuses is on researching and creating comprehensive ‘Buyer Guides’ for popular classic/modern classic sports cars. From JDM heroes like the Nissan Skyline GT-R and Toyota Supra MK4, through to European classics like the Porsche 944 or Peugeot 205 GTI, we have a burgeoning range of buyer’s guides, with …

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Is The Mazda Miata A Kei Car?

The Mazda Miata is the most successful sports car of all time in terms of sales. If you want a sports car and don’t really know what to buy, then as many say “Miata Is Always The Answer“. Compared to many cars on the road, the Miata/MX-5 is not big (especially the original NA generation …

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Mothers California Gold Carnauba Wash & Wax Review

Welcome back to another Garage Dreams’ review. Today, I’m looking at another car detailing product, and continuing with a recent theme of testing and reviewing car wash and wax products. You can check out my recent reviews of Meguiar’s Ultimate Wash & Wax and a basic Turtle Wax product for comparison’s sake. In this review …

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Meguiar’s Quik Detailer Review (Mist & Wipe)

If you’re like me and like to keep your car clean, then you know how much of a struggle it can be to stay on top of things. While you might have a routine car washing/detailing “cycle”, that doesn’t stop the weather, birds, or any other ‘force of nature’ (or man, in some cases) from …

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Readers’ Cars – 1967 Chevrolet Camaro

It’s with great excitement that I bring you the first instalment of our ‘Readers’ Cars’ series (where you – our valued readers – are invited to send in photos and/or videos of your cars and we will feature them on this site). Paul from California sent through these pictures of his stunning 1967 Chevrolet Camaro. …

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Are All Hondas VTEC?

If you’re a fan of performance cars at all, especially those coming out of Japan, then you’ve heard of Honda’s all-mighty VTEC. This is Honda’s main claim to fame. It’s the ace in the hole for their naturally aspirated four (and six) cylinder engines – although VTEC has also continued on turbocharged Honda engines like …

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Export Wet Look Tyre Shine Review

When it comes to making your car look clean and presentable, it’s often the little details that add up to make a big impression. In this Export Wet Look Tyre Shine review, I’ll talk you through my experience with this popular tyre shine/black product. One example of where minor details make a big impression is …

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Armor All Protectant Spray Review

When it comes to car cleaning and detailing, most people tend to focus on the outside of the car. From the right car wash and wax products, through to more advanced tools like paint thickness gauges to measure the quality of your car’s paint finish, there’s a whole world of possible expenditure for keeping the …

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Are All Honda S2000s Manual?

When having a conversation about the purest sports cars, the Honda S2000 is bound to come up. Built from 1999 to 2009, the S2000 was a lightweight roadster built around one thing: the driving experience. Its focus was on how much the car engaged the driver rather than record setting speed, but don’t misunderstand this …

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