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Gallery: Britain's favourite garaged classics

Spring has begun and many cars are coming out of storage for their owners to enjoy them in the summer months. It's a rite of passage that happens every Easter, a classic car ritual for many owners on an annual basis.

But some cars stay in their garages rather more than others. And with that in mind, we take a look at the classic cars most likely to be registered, but declared off-road on a Statutory Off Road Notificaton (SORN) by their owners. Enjoy our run down of Britain's top 20 garage ornaments. We'll quote two figures: 'always SORN'd', which means the number of cars that don't see a tax disc at all, and the 'seasonally SORN'd', which quotes how many cars get a tax disc at some time during the year... this list makes fascinating reading.

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Daihatsu F20 72.1% always on SORN, 78.6% seasonally SORN'd

Like the Datsun Patrol, the Jeep-like Daihatsu F20 (or TAFT in its home market) has a high SORN rate presumably because of its life on the farm, and high instance of corrosion. Shame, though, as they're great fun to drive, and ended up launching generations of Fourtraks and Sportraks to follow.


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