My First Car: Alvis dream car was pure Beetleback mania for Tom!

In the latest My First Car feature, Tom Scanlan takes a trip down memory lane to tell of his first car which was a 32-year-old Alvis 12/60 Beetleback. 1961 — the year that the Jaguar E-Type stunned the world. Also new were the Triumph TR4 and the latest MG Midget. But the two-seater sports car that I, aged 17, craved …

My First Car: Peugeot 405 ‘family’ favourite that took my breath away

The latest motoring memories in our My First Car series of features see Ian Robertson racking up the miles with his love of driving and the Peugeot 405.  Right from when I saw the Peugeot 405 at London’s Motorfair 87, I badgered my dad to get one. The ‘Take my breath away’ music in the advert and fiery cornfields didn’t …