Narrowing the choice down from many to one is a tough enough task at the best of times, but an enforced ceiling of £2,000 reduces the motoring selection box to unloved flavours closer to their sell-by date.
Interesting cars past their prime are worth a punt if you've got deep pockets, but I'm tighter than a Yorkshireman's grip around a 50 pence piece.
So, what to buy? Another Alfa? No, dubious electrics and tin worm. A fourth Citroen? Ditto the electrics with the added potential of hydropneumatic ills.
This time pragmatism kicked in, to a … Read more