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Future classic cars in danger from disappearing digital technology

Future classic cars

McLaren has to use a 20-year-old computer to keep its F1 supercar running (Picture © McLaren)

Many future classic cars are in danger of extinction because the technology that helps them run is disappearing. The vehicles are the so-called digital generation: cars from the mid-1980s onwards that feature electronic components. The problem is such a serious one it has been flagged up by the Federation Internationale des Véhicules Anciens (FIVA), the worldwide old car conservation body.  Continue reading

Used car buying guide: Best petrol-electric hybrid cars for £10,000

£10,000 hybrids

The Ampera is well equipped and comfortable for £10,000 (Picture © Vauxhall)

Hybrid cars that combine electric motors with a conventional engine are becoming increasingly popular. And now that they’ve been on our roads for a few years, there are ever more available as used buys. We take a look at three petrol-electric hybrid cars that you can buy for £10,000. Our selection includes a four-wheel drive SUV and one car that’s more electric than petrol.

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