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I have a ‘black grape’ (purple) 1.6 litre Ford Escort Solar Cabrio bought from new in January 1995 so it’s a one-owner car. It has done just over 50,000 miles and has been regularly serviced. It runs well...
I've owned my 1995 Saab 900 2.5 V6 convertible for almost 10 years and I 've only seen two other 2.5 V6 convertibles for sale over the years. Would I be right in saying my car is rare in the UK? I'm considering...
I'm looking to purchase an older/classic car and looking for some advice. I'm looking at two currently: a 2007 Mazda MX-5 1.8 and a 1997 Honda CR-X 1.6. The Honda has done just over 53,000 miles, has a...
A friend has a 1998 BMW 328i Convertible in excellent condition with only 48,000 miles on the clock. Where would you recommend she goes to sell it and/or get advice on its value?
Is the Mazda MX5 Mk3 soft top as vulnerable to rust on the rear arches as the Mk2? I'm trying to choose between the coupe and the soft top Mk3 MX5. Are there issues with the power operated coupe hoods...
I can spend about £15,000 on a rebuilt classic convertible. I'm torn between a Morris Minor and a Citroen 2CV. Which would be the most reliable and economical to use as a daily driver?
I'm thinking of buying a cheap second-hand car with a little bit of heritage that's still fun to drive. I'm thinking MG TF. That was until I saw how difficult it is to just change the plugs. Does that...
I'm selling a 1992 Saab 900 2.0-litre, LPT, convertible in red with a black roof. How much should I advertise it for?
I'm set on buying a Jaguar XK8 Convertible but am not sure whether to go for the aluminium one or the previous model?
I have a 1992 Ford Escort Cabriolet. I have had it from new and wondered would this be considered a classic car now?
 

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