2004 Range Rover Td6 Vogue

Chris Dunn loves his cars; heís an enthusiast through and through. Over the years heís bought and sold cars, restored them, raced them, and as a result heís often needed to trailer them from one place to another. As such, a capable tow car has been a necessity for Chris, and having invested in one […]

2004 MG ZT 2.0 CDTi

Every year in April, thousands of car enthusiasts gather at Cofton Park, Longbridge, on the outskirts of Birmingham, to mark the closure of MG Rover, the last British owned volume car maker, all the way back in 2005. Called Pride of Longbridge, the day is for any vehicle built at the iconic British factory during […]

High Mile Club -2010 Volkswagen Touran 2.0 TDI

Living where he does in rural Herefordshire, Rich James might well be expected to clock up the miles in his car. But more than 450,000 miles, and in a 60-plate Volkswagen Touran that’s not yet five years old? That’s a phenomenal tally. So it’s unsurprising to learn that Rich is a private hire taxi driver, […]

High Mile Club – 451,741 miles 2010 Volkswagen Touran 2.0 TDI

Living where he does in rural Herefordshire, Rich James might well be expected to clock up the miles in his car. But more than 450,000 miles, and in a 60-plate Volkswagen Touran that’s not yet five years old? That’s a phenomenal tally. So it’s unsurprising to learn that Rich is a private hire taxi driver, […]

High Mile Club – 228,000 mile 2006 Citroën C5 Estate 2.0 HDi 136 Automatic

Nine years ago, IT programme manager Hugues Lecoeuche bought an ex-demonstrator Citroën C5 Estate from a local dealer near his home in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. He paid £18,000 for the four-months-old 2.0-litre HDi 136 Exclusive Automatic edition, with 4,000 miles on the clock. What a good buy that has turned out to be. The C5’s […]

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2003 Vauxhall Vectra 1.8i 16v LPG – 227148 Miles When his petrol-engined first-generation Vauxhall Vectra estate started to show its age back in 2009, Cheltenham-based taxi driver Andy Boyd started looking for a replacement. That car had served him very well, but Andy wasn’t set on buying another Vectra – or necessarily sticking with Vauxhall. […]

High Mile – 1998 Volkswagen Beetle 1.9 TDI

353084 Miles Back in the summer of 1998, British ex-pat Sebastian Montagu, resident in the USA, decided he fancied a new Volkswagen Beetle. It had then recently arrived on the market, reviving the name and silhouette of the iconic original. He bought it from the VW dealer in Amesbury, Massachusetts. The price was around $20,000 […]

High Mile Club – 2007 Saab 9-5 Linear Sport Anniversary 1.9 TiD Estate

2007 Saab 9-5 Linear Sport Anniversary 1.9 TiD Estate 193,311 Miles Some people might jib at buying a two-year-old car with 115,000 miles already on the clock, especially via eBay, and at the other end of the country. But Robin Kerry is bolder than most. His Saab 9-5 is a rare Anniversary model, brought out […]

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2000 Volkswagen Passat Estate S 1.9 TDI PD 115 346,994 Miles Rallycross reporter Hal Ridge leads a busy working life that takes him from his Shropshire home, on the Welsh borders, to all over Britain and often to France, Belgium and Holland. Where he goes, his trusty 14-year-old Volkswagen Passat Estate goes too, so it […]

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1997 LTI FX4 Fairway – 459770 Miles For the past 17 years, Lesley Bennett’s immaculate white LTI FX4 Fairway taxi has been a familiar sight on London streets. She has had some interesting people in the back of her cab, including Dustin Hoffman, Barbara Windsor, and even the Queen and Prince Andrew. No, not the […]