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Mini Cooper S

Mini Cooper S: used buying guide

The first generation of BMW's reborn hot hatch is not only regarded as the best of the lot but is also quite affordable now

24 September 2016
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Used Volkswagen Golf GTI (2004-2008) buying guide

The Mk5 Golf GTI signalled a return to form for Volkswagen’s hot hatch, and it can now be had for as little as £3000

18 September 2016
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How to buy a used car - expert top tips

How to buy a used car - expert top tips

Finding that bargain car is like good comedy: it’s all about timing. Here are the best buys, from superminis to sports cars, and when to buy them

17 September 2016
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Honda Civic Type R: used buying guide

Used Honda Civic Type R (2007-2012) buying guide

Honda's Civic Type R offers high-rev thrills for as little as £5000

4 September 2016
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used Porsche Cayman

Porsche Cayman: used buying guide

A Porsche Boxster or 911 is fine, but a Cayman is where pure road thrills lie; a how-to guide on how to get one in your garage

15 August 2016
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VW Golf R32
VW Golf R32

Best used cars for £8k: used buying guide

The average value of a used car is now over £8000; we run through the best options available at that price from the UK's second-hand market

8 August 2016
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Stylish cars with loads of kit: used buying guide

Special edition cars with loads of kit: used buying guide

A fashionable special edition is a great way to get extra goodies and pizzazz without the extra outlay. We pick our favourites

4 August 2016
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Subaru Impreza WRX STI RB320 (2007)
Subaru Impreza WRX STI RB320 (2007)

Best special edition performance cars for less than £25k: used buying guide

We pick five modern limited edition models with a racing heritage twist that you can find in the classifieds today

16 July 2016
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Elise SC

Best used Lotus sports cars from £12k: used buying guide

Good condition second-hand Lotuses can be had from just £12k; our list considers everything up to £22k

18 June 2016
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citroën C4

The best coupés that can carry a bike: used buying guide

Fitting a bike in a car isn't always easy, but here are just a few stylish, sensibly priced options

16 June 2016
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