Alfa Romeo 156 GTA Buyer’s Guide & History

If you are looking for a fun and exciting sports saloon (or estate/station wagon if that is more your thing) from the early 2000s, you can’t go far wrong with the 156 GTA. While it is often overlooked when compared to its competitors, the 156 GTA provides oodles of fun from its 3.2-litre Brusso V6 … Read more

Used VW Touareg Reliability – My Experience

NB: This article was published a while back, but there were repeated issues with getting it to display correctly so I have republished. Apologies if you have already read it!  Few things in life are as tempting as the idea of scoring yourself a used luxury car at a massive discount to the original purchase … Read more

Ultimate Mitsubishi FTO Buyer’s Guide & History

In the 1990s, Mitsubishi was one of the heavy hitters of the Japanese motoring industry. They produced incredible cars such as the 3000GT/GTO, the Lancer Evolution range, and of course the FTO. When the Mitsubishi FTO launched in Japan in 1994 it won the coveted Japanese Car of the Year award, becoming the first sports … Read more

Ford Focus RS Mk3 Buyer’s Guide & History

The different generations of the Ford Focus RS are some of the most exciting hot hatches of their respective periods and the third-generation model continued this trend. The Focus RS Mk3 was widely lauded by motoring journalists from all across the globe for not only being an excellent performance car, but also a great as … Read more

Alfa Romeo 147 GTA Buyer’s Guide & History

As the saying goes ‘you can’t be a true petrolhead until you’ve owned an Alfa’, and if you are looking for one of the Italian marques most mad motorcars, you can’t go far wrong with the 147 GTA. While there are undoubtedly better performing, more reliable hot hatches from the GTA’s era, few were quite … Read more

Renault Megane II RS Buyer’s Guide & History

While the first version of the Renault Megane Renault Sport (RS) didn’t exactly set the motoring world alight when it launched in 2004, it soon proved its worth. Renault’s team of crackpot engineers and designers fettled the car, turning it into one of the great hot hatches of the mid-to-late 2000s. If you had bought … Read more

Volvo V70 P2 (Second Gen) Buyer’s Guide & History

The second generation Volvo V70 is instantly recognisable with its unique styling and practical design. All versions of the car are an excellent buy for those looking for something with excellent comfort and safety features from the period. In this guide we are going to give you all the information you need to know when … Read more