Tracing annoying car noises

You can expect a few crash, bangs and the occasional wallop when driving an older car, but annoying rattles can ruin an otherwise nice drive while other noises can indicate something’s wrong or badly worn. Here’s a quick guide on what to listen out for the next time you take to the open road in … Continued

Petrol cars to vanish in 8 years!

In eight years time no more petrol or diesel cars will be sold anywhere in the world. People will stop driving fossil fuelled cars altogether, and will switch to low-cost vehicles powered by electricity with an expectant lifespan of one million miles instead. That’s according to an article this week in The Daily Telegraph following … Continued

VW Bugfire: two classics in one

You can’t deny the fact that British classics from the ‘60s like the Triumph Spitfire have a certain amount of charm. Albeit of the slightly archaic, rusty and likely to break down quite soon variety. Well, someone’s taken the best bits of the topless British icon and melded them with a Beetle to produce, as … Continued

Mk1 Golfs in the Forest

We’ve not gone to this extent before to show off a customer’s vehicle but spurred on by fresh ideas in our team, and the arrival of some Golf Mk1 teaser shots in our inbox we set about making something special.

Become a paint inspection expert

Whether viewing a car for sale or assessing what needs to be done to your existing vehicle, recognising the tell tale signs of rust, bodges and paint imperfections is an invaluable asset. Here’s some of the basics to help you become a paint inspection expert

VW Bus Charity roadtrip

What better way to satisfy your desire to do some travelling in a new T6 Bus and raise awareness about different types of cancer at the same time than to embark on a fundraising roadtrip. Well, that’s precisely Emma Nicholls is planning with sponsorship from VW Heritage and a new VW Bus kindly lent to … Continued

Scrappage scheme threat to older diesel VWs90s diesels at risk

As the government puts forward a scrappage scheme to rid our roads of older diesels, swathes of ‘would be’ classics could be wiped out forever. Here’s what’s being proposed, what cars will be affected and how it will affect owners of older diesel VWs…

Lying to your insurer?

Shocking new research has found that four fifths of all drivers in Britain may have invalidated their car insurance by lying, often unintentionally. Here are the things people fib about the most…