Gavin Braithwaite-Smith

Writer with a penchant for #FrenchTat. Also doing a passable impression of Cousin Eddie in an Italian-German beige motorhome.

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Five stars: best used cars for £5,000

Looking to buy a used car with a budget of £5,000? We pick out five cars advertised right now in the Auto Trader classifieds

Modern classics on sale at the NEC Classic Motor Show

The best 80s and 90s cars on offer at the Silverstone Auctions sale

Insanely cheap luxury cars for less than £1,500

All of the flash for not much cash: we've picked out 25 luxury cars currently on sale for Auto Trader that you can buy for less than £1,500

Best new pick-up trucks in the UK

Which pick-up truck should you buy? We reveal the best pick-ups on sale in the UK today

Revealed: the UK’s least reliable cars

The Warranty Direct Reliability Index reveals the country’s least reliable cars

Revealed: Europe’s most popular compact SUVs

Figures reveal the compact SUVs that are being bought across Europe right now

American dreams: hot rods and cool Caddys at Las Vegas auction

The Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas sale featured cars from the Tammy Allen Collection

Revealed: Europe’s best-selling cars

Volkswagen Golf remains the top car in Europe, but registrations shrink by 15% in September

#TurboTuesday: 10 of the most exciting turbocharged cars ever made

Forced induction: celebrating some of the best turbocharged cars on the planet

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How Lexus defeated ‘the best car in the world’

In 1989, Lexus unveiled the LS 400, a luxury car aimed squarely at the Mercedes S-Class. Thirty years on, we celebrate the brilliance of Circle F.

Can you drive an MOT fail car if the previous test hasn’t expired?

You can drive a car after it fails the MOT test , but only in certain circumstances. We explain the current DVSA rules.

London ULEZ charge: How to check if you need to pay

The Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) is designed to improve air quality by charging certain vehicles to enter London. We explain the rules.

DVLA warns of onging delays for motorists

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has warned motorists to expect ‘significant delays‘ in the processing of driver and vehicle documents.

You can now order a NEW ‘Mini’ Moke in the UK

The new Moke will cost around £24,000 and is powered by a 67hp 1.0-litre engine. Still want that Ford Fiesta or compact crossover?