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Cash In The Garage – Are Classic Cars A Solid investment?

Cash In The Garage – Are Classic Cars A Solid investment?

  When considering making an investment, it's unlikely your first thought would be browsing for a 'classic' car. However, if you're able to net one in good condition – from more modern classics like the 1991 Volkswagen Golf GTI to true icons like the 1968 Ford Mustang – it could actually be a...

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Motorists Drive Safer With Dogs, PlayStations & Pizza In Their Car Over Family Members

Motorists Drive Safer With Dogs, PlayStations & Pizza In Their Car Over Family Members

  The British public adjust the safety of their driving depending on who or what is in the car with them. Read on to see where your family members rank you compared to your furry friend, fast food, or a next generation gaming console when it comes to road safety It's important that motorists...

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Presidential Wheels: How They Evolved Over Time

The first official presidential state car was used by Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939 and boasted a two-way radio as one of its defensive capabilities. Fast forward to today, and "The Beast" can withstand an asteroid (or so some say). With November and the US presidential election fast approaching,...

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Volkswagen T-Roc Review 2020

Volkswagen T-Roc Review 2020

  The Volkswagen Group seems to do a million of these crossover-SUV type cars now between its various brands – Skoda, SEAT, Audi, Lamborghini, Porsche and VW itself – and so it's sometimes quite difficult to tell them apart.   But then again, what's wrong with churning out multiple...

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How Much Does Your Job Title Impact Your Car Insurance Costs?

How Much Does Your Job Title Impact Your Car Insurance Costs?

  When deciding how much to charge you for car insurance, insurers analyse every inch of your personal details to work out how great of a risk you are at being involved in a traffic collision. Research has shown that your occupation can change your insurance rates substantially. Insurance companies...

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Can You Guess Which Cars These Vintage Adverts Belong To?

Can You Guess Which Cars These Vintage Adverts Belong To?

  The 1970s and 80s are infamous in automotive circles for throwing up some of the most hilarious print advertisements of all time. In those days, car brands would regularly use outlandish comparisons between themselves and other manufacturers to sell their cars, cheesy straplines and poke fun...

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Vauxhall Corsa-e Review

Vauxhall Corsa-e Review

By Mark Nichol The Corsa-e is not Vauxhall's first dalliance with electric propulsion – the company was one of the first to produce a plug-in petrol-electric hybrid with the 2012 Ampera – but it is the company's first fully electric car. And in a segment that includes the MINI Electric, the Honda...

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Best Cars For Drive-In Cinemas

Best Cars For Drive-In Cinemas

  Fancy a drive-in cinema experience in your car, but not sure where to go to get it? Vanarama's Jonathan Crouch reveals the cars he'd recommend to get the full cinematic experience. Drive-in cinemas are a great entertainment option during the current pandemic & what could be better than...

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Best Cars For New Drivers

Best Cars For New Drivers

Taking to the road as a new driver for the first time can be daunting. Jonathan Crouch takes a look at a few key cars you should consider. The Budget-Friendly Car Toyota Aygo If you're looking for an affordable first car, the Toyota Aygo is perfect. In our Offers section, you'll find that the...

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The Best Vanarama National League Players NOT In FIFA 21 Ultimate Team

The Best Vanarama National League Players NOT In FIFA 21 Ultimate Team

  Every year, EA reveals what will be the top 10 rated cards on FIFA Ultimate Team, and it always causes a lot of contention. Will Messi be better than Ronaldo? We guess it's just who's on the front cover of the game that year, right? Well, at Vanarama we thought we'd dive headfirst into that...

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BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe Review

BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe Review

Reviewed By Mark Nichol So, what exactly is the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe? What does "Gran Coupe" even mean? Well, it means that this BMW is a saloon. Confused? Don't worry, it's a confusing thing – but that doesn't mean it's a bad car. Basically the 2 Series Gran Coupe is a four-door version of...

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How The World’s Roads Changed In 2020

How The World’s Roads Changed In 2020

  Vanarama has analysed traffic data across 10 of the world's busiest cities to visualise the impact that Covid-19 had on our roads. We have created a series of videos that compare a working week at the height of the global lockdown (w/c April 20 th ) with the same dates in July as restrictions...

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Best Cars With Big Boot Space

Best Cars With Big Boot Space

  Looking for a really big boot with your next family car? With plenty of families planning staycations and UK holidays this year, being able to pack everything you'll need into your car is more important than ever. Vanarama's Jonathan Crouch takes look at your options. You know it's like when...

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Peugeot 208 Review

Peugeot 208 Review

  You only need glance at the Peugeot 208 to see that it's not your run-of-the-mill small hatchback. Peugeot has styled this thing to make a statement. Same goes for the inside, with the 208 getting the latest and smallest version of Peugeot's so-called i-Cockpit, focussed on a much smaller-than-average...

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Best National Park Sunset Locations

Best National Park Sunset Locations

  Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many UK families will be opting to go on a staycation this summer rather than a holiday abroad. With some choosing to visit the seaside towns of Brighton, Bournemouth and the like, which tend to get extremely busy, sun worshippers have another option when considering...

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What Are The Best Cars With 3 ISOFIX Points?

What Are The Best Cars With 3 ISOFIX Points?

  If you have a larger family with several young children, knowing whether your next car includes multiple ISOFIX points is vital. Jonathan Crouch takes a look at the best cars available to lease right now that feature 3 ISOFIX points.   What Are ISOFIX Points? ISOFIX points are child...

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Ford Fiesta 2020 Car Review

Ford Fiesta 2020 Car Review

  It's a massive cliché, but nonetheless…the Ford Fiesta is a British Institution. Starting in 1976 with the first-generation hatchback, we're now onto the eighth in the UK and so far Ford has shifted more than 4,5000,000 of them in the UK alone. So it's fair to say that most people have probably...

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Best Cars For A Staycation

Best Cars For A Staycation

  If you're staying in the UK for your holiday this year, check out Car Expert Jonathan Crouch's list of the ideal cars you could drive to help make the most of your break. Many families will be taking a break from foreign travel this year & enjoying holidays in the UK. A well-earned break...

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Best Cars For MPG

Best Cars For MPG

By Cars Motoring Editor Jonathan Crouch If low fuel consumption is a priority for you with your next car, there are a variety of ways of achieving that. Of course, you don't actually have to be using any fuel at all if you opt for a full-EV battery-powered model, but you might not be quite ready...

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Best 7-Seater Cars For Big Families

Best 7-Seater Cars For Big Families

By Jonathan Crouch If your family is growing, then your choice of family car will need to do so too. Not long ago, that state of affairs would have forced you into a rather dull MPV People Carrier, but these days, the outlook for family folk is a little brighter.  MPVs are far more interesting than...

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