James Ruppert Special correspondent

Used to sell BMWs, but he's no yuppie; has a '64 Mini Cooper in his garage and a '57 BSA Bantam in his house. Has bought and sold hundreds of used cars, and he isn't finished yet.
The cars of McLaren's workers

The cars of McLaren - what do the workers drive?

What do McLaren’s employees drive outside of work hours? The company car park holds many surprises

30 December 2015
2001 BMW M5
2001 BMW M5

The top 20 used cars of Christmas

Whether you're after four-wheel drive to tackle any snow, or simply looking for a great deal, here's our guide to buying wise this winter

26 December 2015
Land Rover Defender

Opinion - Take a crash course in carefree fun

It’s liberating to drive a car you don’t care about damaging. We pick some cheap choices

17 December 2015

25 years of Bangernomics - how to buy and run a used car cheaply

The idea of buying and running a cheap motor is almost as old as the car itself, but the defining term ‘Bangernomics’ celebrates its 25th birthday this year

12 December 2015
Renault Twizy action

How much will an electric vehicle really cost?

Most teenagers want their first car to be electric. Here's what it’s likely to cost them

2 December 2015

Carspring is a service you can click with

A new UK company is offering a hassle-free way to buy and sell cars online

25 November 2015

Why the Lotus Elise is an enduring icon

The Lotus Elise left a lasting impression on me, and it will do the same to you

18 November 2015

How to prepare for snowmaggedon with cheap wheels

It isn’t too late to buy yourself some winter-friendly wheels. Here's my shortlist, starting at just £800

11 November 2015

More rights for car buyers, and how to use them

A new consumer law gives us more rights to reject faulty cars

4 November 2015
Bond's cars are as legendary as the man himself - here's how you can own them

Live and let's buy - how to own James Bond's cars

If you want to look like Bond but can’t afford one of his Astons, don’t worry: he also drove many cheaper cars

16 October 2015


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