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C+C: Titchy Twingo

Unfortunately for British consumers, the first incarnation of Renault’s peculiar city car never materialised upon our shores. Though a few found their way to enthusiastic owners in Grande Bretagne, Continue reading C+C: Titchy Twingo

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Classic Catering Vans: Which to go for?

As motor hipsters, we like our vehicles classic and our catering gentrified! No longer do we tolerate poor quality greasy spoons at local and national shows during the summer season. Winter is the ideal time to Continue reading Classic Catering Vans: Which to go for?

Scrappage Scandal: Crushed French Classics

Recent statistics released by the Government’s Department for Business Innovation and Skills have disheartened the motoring world. The statistics details the numbers, makes and models of all vehicles recycled during 2009’s Scrappage Scheme.

The scheme, introduced at the height of the Credit Crunch, encouraged buyers to part with their rotten old bangers for a £2,000 discount off a brand new model. The stimulus for the British economy led to the departure of hundreds of thousands of usable cars, a move hardly considered environmentally friendly.

In this article, we focus on the French classic cars which lost their lives in the recent financial crisis. Our hearts truly bleed. Continue reading Scrappage Scandal: Crushed French Classics

Relive 90’s Retro First Cars

Everyone remembers their first car. Most of the younger readers will most likely have been burdened with some form of underpowered supermini. This writer for example was subject to the awesome power of a ’94 Peugeot 106 diesel. Although somewhat sarcastic, this car was my ticket to freedom and provided many fond memories of road trips and romantic encounters.   Browsing through the classifieds, superminis from this era certainly appear to be Continue reading Relive 90’s Retro First Cars