Buyers Guide

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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First Generation (GC8) Subaru Impreza WRX Buyer’s Guide

Without a doubt the first-generation Subaru Impreza WRX is one of the most iconic cars to come out of Japan. It would reimagine the somewhat quirky manufacturer from a company that was more known for producing vehicles for farmers, to an internationally recognised brand that created some of the most exciting performance cars ever created. …

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Alfa Romeo 156 GTA Buyer’s Guide & History

alfa romeo 156 gta buyer's guide

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 Busso V6 …

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First Gen (955 & 957) Porsche Cayenne Buyer’s Guide

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When Porsche’s first generation Cayenne was released into the market in the early 2000s, many questioned why the maker of some of the world’s best sports cars would want to produce an SUV. Two decades later it is clear that Porsche’s venture into the SUV market was the right call, with the Cayenne being their …

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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 …

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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 …

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Complete Dodge Neon SRT-4 Buyer’s Guide and History

Back in the early to mid-2000s there were a whole range of performance cars available, however, budget friendly ones were few and far between. That’s where Dodge came in with their Neon SRT-4. While the Neon name doesn’t evoke performance, the SRT-4 was anything but a slouch and it became an icon of the 2000s …

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