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Fiat 126 at 50

We love an Italian classic, so Mike Brewer Motoring is remembering one of the smallest, the Fiat 126. There are plenty of cars celebrating notable birthdays in 2022, but the one we’ve chosen for a closer look is almost certainly the smallest and slowest. Yes, it’s the diddy and lovable...

A future classic Citroen

Here at Mike Brewer Motoring we like the quirky and unusual, we’re also partial to a future classic. We think Citroen’s C4 Cactus fits the bill on both counts.  You’ll have to bear with us on this one. We know that the choice of what appears to be a sensible...

35 years of the BMW M3

The arrival of a new M3 is always a big moment for car enthusiasts, but with last year marking 35 years since the famous badge appeared we thought it the perfect time to remember what made them all so special… E30 – 1986 to 1991 One of the finest driver’s cars...

Aston Martin Bulldog

We all have a car that resonates with us and for motoring TV presenter and journalist Alex Riley, it was the Aston Martin Bulldog. The Aston Martin Bulldog is the car that filled The Car Years' host Alex Riley with excitement and anticipation. Alex explains why this car is still...

Suzuki Cappuccino at Thirty

If you want a tiddler of a classic there are a few cars that would fit the bill. The original Mini and Fiat 500 are certainly small, and if it needed to be a bit sporty then how about a Frogeye Sprite?  But if those cars seem a bit...

Volkswagen Golf GTI at 45

The Volkswagen Golf GTI is celebrating its 45th birthday, so it’s the perfect time to recall every generation of the iconic hot hatch Mk 1 – 1976 to 1984 The car that started the modern-day hot hatchback genre, the Volkswagen Golf GTI arrived in 1976 and changed the performance car world...

Modern Classics – Peugeot 106 GTi

If you're in the market for a fun hot hatch don't overlook the Peugeot 106 GTi. Here's some buying advice so you don't get your fingers burnt. The 1980s had seen Peugeot revitalised, from the 205 GTi, to the 309 and 405. But as the 80s gave way to the...

Wheeler Dealers bags the brilliant Fiat Coupe

You can’t have too much power, as Wheeler Dealers Mike Brewer and Marc 'Elvis' Priestley prove with a Fiat Coupe 20v Turbo. If you enjoyed last week’s episode of Wheeler Dealers that featured a brawny British sports car, then this was a change of direction. There was still lots -...

Modern Classics – MINI One

Minis wearing the iconic Cooper name often get all the attention, but just like the original Mini Minor and Austin Se7en, BMW’s MINI One has a lot to offer. When the original Mini launched back in 1959 it was never intended to become the motorsport legend it did – designed...

Modern Classics – MG ZS

With an almost zero budget, and precious little time, MG Rover took the staid and steady Rover 45 and gave it a complete makeover resulting in the MG ZS. When BMW broke up Rover Group in early 2000 the newly-formed MG Rover Group needed to expand their range and quickly. With...
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