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What's the best classic that goes and handles well?

I'm looking for a low cost classic which goes and handles well and is reliable. Toyota Celicas and the sportier Rover 75s seem to be in my price bracket. Which car and which model would you recommend, please?

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The Toyota Celica T200 and T230 are both good cars. Very reliable, neat handling - although they can suffer from rust. Have you considered an MG ZS? Both the V6 and 180 go well and handle excellently - although neither are fault free, so you'll need to do your homework. If you're feeling brave, then the 20V Turbo version of Fiat's Coupe will win you over or you could look at an Alfa GTV.. on a budget, both it will require TLC (as will any old car). If you fancy something left of centre, why not have a look at a Vauxhall Omega V6? They were quick enough for the police to use, after all. Or how about a Mondeo ST24? Have fun choosing.
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