Buyers Guide

Mazda MX-5 Miata NB (1998 – 2005) Buyer’s Guide

Following on from the first gen MX-5 Miata (NA), the Mk2 (NB) had big shoes to fill. Thankfully, Mazda retained the formula that made the NA such a widely loved sports car. While some were disappointed by the lack of pop-up headlights and similar performance, the slightly more refined and modern driving experience won many …

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Mazda MX-5 Miata Mk1 (NA) Buyer’s Guide

The Mazda MX-5 Miata has become one of the world’s most loved and popular sports cars. The first generation model reintroduced the British-style “wind-in-your hair” style motoring and it was such a hit that the MX-5 has become the best-selling two-seater convertible sports car of all time.   This buyer’s guide will give you all …

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First Gen MINI (R50/R52/R53) Buyer’s Guide

Despite being seen as a bit of a porker when it first launched, BMW’s first MINI Cooper managed to capture much of the charm of the original British motoring icon. Its styling was on point, had a surprisingly good chassis and its peppy little engine provided enough pull to make things exciting (especially the supercharged …

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Complete Audi S3 8L Buyer’s Guide & History

When the first generation Audi S3 launched in May 1999 it was somewhat overshadowed by another one of the company’s other cars, the TT Coupe. However, the S3 soon established itself as one of the best cars in Audi’s lineup and one of the best performance hatches available at the time. Today the S3 has …

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Second Gen Isuzu Trooper/Bighorn Buyer’s Guide

Today the Isuzu nameplate is more well known for its commercial trucks, but there was a time where they were an established competitor to regular passenger vehicles from the likes of Toyota and Nissan. The second generation Trooper/Bighorn was one of Isuzu’s most popular consumer cars and in this Isuzu Trooper buyer’s guide we are …

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Ultimate Audi TT Mk1 (8N) Buyer’s Guide & History

While some motoring enthusiasts and journalists saw the Mk1 Audi TT as more of a fashion statement than a true sports car, the reality was and still is quite different. The first gen Audi TT quickly surprised the motoring world with its engaging driving characteristics and handling performance that made it seem more alive than …

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