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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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Lada 1200, 68.2% always on SORN, 85.0% seasonally SORN'd

These are tough cars and built for Siberian winters, so it's surprising to see the Lada 1200 in the top 20 list of four-wheeled garage ornaments. But the high figure - and low survivor numbers - could well be down to the fact that the UK lost its vast majority of pre-Riva Ladas back in the early 1990s when so many were shipped back to mother Russia.


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