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Used vs PCP: Supercars - Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

The smart money: PCP deals vs used cars

PCPs may rule in showrooms, but buying used is smarter. We've picked second hand alternatives to every kind of new car

24 August 2019
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Volkswagen Corrado driving - side
Corrado's handsome angular bodywork can fall victim to rust, so get the torch out

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 23 August

New, the Volkswagen Corrado was referred to as 'the people's Porsche', which means you don't pay over the odds today

23 August 2019
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Nearly-new buying guide: Audi A4
Latest model grew in size but its weight came down

Nearly-new buying guide: Audi A4

Audi’s compact executive saloon has an enduring appeal

22 August 2019
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Mercedes-Benz 2010 C180 estate
Merc C180 wagon is a posh way to carry things for £6000

James Ruppert: What's the best sub-£6000 second-hand estate?

All the comfort of an executive saloon with the practicality of a van, and yours for the price of a middle-aged Polo

20 August 2019
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Used car buying guide: BMW M3 (E92)
The V8 makes 414bhp, or 444bhp in later special-edition models

Used car buying guide: BMW M3 (E92)

The E90, E92 and E93 M3 saloon, coupé and convertible took BMW’s performance icon to new levels of technical sophistication

19 August 2019
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Classic 1990s wedge-shaped grand tourer with a BMW badge: a snip at £2995

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 16 August

Less than £3000 for a bona fide BMW performance icon? Just don't expect fuel costs to be as cheap

16 August 2019
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Nearly-new buying guide: Skoda Octavia
Octavia prioritises easy-going refinement over sportiness

Nearly-new buying guide: Skoda Octavia

The dependably bulletproof Octavia is renowned for being excellent value, and nearly new examples are the most accessible

15 August 2019
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Used cars
Vauxhall Viva cornering - front
Vauxhall Viva has a good record for passing its MOT

James Ruppert: MOT heroes and villains

Looking for a motor that won't bring an annual surge of dread? See what's likely to fail its yearly check-up

13 August 2019
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Used car buying guide: Bentley Turbo R - cornering front
So His Lordship can keep an eye on Parker up front, the range-topping RT Mulliner has a second speedometer in the back

Used car buying guide: Bentley Turbo R

If you’re tempted to chance your arm on a winged B, the Turbo R has a lot going for it. But buy only if the car has a genuinely solid-gold service history

12 August 2019
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Maserati 3200 GT
Maserati 3200 GT

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 9 August

With decent service history, stunning lines and a raunchy 3.2-litre V8, this 2001 Maserati 3200 GT is a proper performance bargain

9 August 2019
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2017 Porsche Macan S road test review - cornering front
Ride hits the marks on the road, and even off-road if ‘Terrain level’ is selected

Nearly-new buying guide: Porsche Macan

Savings from new are small for Porsche's baby SUV, but that’s for good reason

8 August 2019
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2005 Volkswagen Polo driving - front
Volkswagen Polos are usually cheap to insure for teens

James Ruppert: How to buy your kids a car

Buying your offspring's first motor is all about the insurance, so some hardcore research may be in order

6 August 2019
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