When it comes to cars, everyone wants a bargain. And with cars getting more reliable, more durable and more rot-free than ever they have been, paying pocket money for an older machine need not be a total restoration job.
In other words, old cars have never been such a good buy -- you get a lot of car for your money, and £1,000 is still throwaway money when it comes to cars.
So in the spirit of aiming for fun, low-cost motoring, here's our regular weekly slot following a trawl of Auto Trader's depths to find a drive-away bargain.
1999 T Reg Rover Sterling 820 Automatic. 5 Doors, Automatic, Fastback, Petrol, 91,000 miles, Metallic Red, MOT-11-2007. New MOT, Full service history, Air conditioning, Alloy wheels, Anti theft system, CD Multichanger, Driver airbag, Electric mirrors, Electric windows, Electric sunroof, Electrically adjustable seats, Heated seats, Leather upholstery, Passenger airbag, Power assisted steering, Remote locking, Radio/Cassette, Rear headrests, Wood/wood effect trim. This Rover Sterling is quite simply in superb condition throughout.It has been fastidiously looked after,has a years MOT and full service history and really must be seen at only £995