With apologies to anyone who expected something else when Googling the term “Wholly Toledo”. I just wanted an amusing play on words so I could make this fake magazine cover:
The Seat Toledo. How often does this name come up? Answer: not very much. Yet since 1991, SEAT have been selling something tagged as such. Right now it’s a quite conservatively styled medium-small car with the neat conceit of looking like a saloon but actually being a hatchback. Haven’t we heard this before?
Seitz Automobiles in the Schwarzwald have this year 2000 Saab 9-3 2.0i Turbo SE for sale at €12,990. A high price you may think, but it has only covered 11,800 km. The 9-3 has proven to be an unexpected pleasure for one DTW member but, like me, they might be ambivalent to this timewarp example. Continue reading “Theme : Secondhand – Forecourt Temptations 7”
Ford have always been masters of marketing. The 2.0 litre Consort edition of the Mk2 put the main features of the imposing Granada within reach of the average motorist. Myles Gorfe considers this neglected classic.
What was great about the Granada was, above all, its space. The 1981 Granada Consort offered that but without the hefty fuel bills associated with the Blue Oval’s powerful but thirsty V6s. For many people this sealed the deal, allowing them to Continue reading “Gorfe’s Granadas: 1981 Granada Consort”