If you’ve spent the past few days looking at that strange yellow ball in the sky and wondering if life might not be better behind the wheel of a convertible you are not alone. But what kind of drop-top should you buy?
The latest in our series of half price hot hatches is a car that deserves more attention than it’s ever given: the Vauxhall Astra GTC VXR. Underrated when new, it continues to fly beneath the radar even now you can pick one up for less than 50 per cent of its original £27,720 list price. Continue reading >>>
It is difficult to overstate the importance of the original Ford Focus. For starters it replaced the Escort, which although somewhat stale by the late 1990s, was still one of the most recognisable cars on the road. Not only that, but the Focus was Ford’s entry into the hugely popular family car segment, a true bread and butter model that it simply had to get right. Continue reading >>>
Learning to drive these days must be so easy. Sure, the roads are more congested than ever and, yeah OK, the test itself is considerably tougher. But in modern cars almost everything is power assisted or automated or connected or, you know, reliable, which in turn removes much of the challenge. Continue reading >>>
On April 1, CarGurus will officially “launch” REVolution, a one-of-its-kind sound-driven search engine that will give shoppers a new way to find their desired car. Inspired by childhood memories of making loud racing sounds with Matchbox cars, REVolution is a precise audio search tool that lets you “vroom, zoom and engine-roar” your way to the exact car that matches the sound you make. Continue reading >>>
We love Easter eggs here at CarGurus, and not just the ones made from chocolate. Whether it’s in films, computer games or YouTube videos, a few little hidden surprises and insider references are sure to add an extra layer of appreciation for avid viewers. But did you know it happens with cars too?