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Fine Tuning: The Ultimate Guide To Buying A New Car

When it comes to a new car purchase, it’s easy to overlook function for form or substance for style. Here’s everything you need to consider and what to look out for on a test drive.

By Noelle Faulkner

Luxury

When it comes to a new car purchase, it’s easy to overlook function for form or substance for style. Here’s everything you need to consider and what to look out for on a test drive.

By Noelle Faulkner

When it comes to life purchases, next to a home (and probably a mattress), a car is one of the most important and most-used investments you’ll make in life. Not only does price come into it, but trust and liveability. Cars are a personal purchase and should be able to reflect who we are, even if that reflection is one of style, practicality or performance.

The showroom can be a daunting place, especially for women – we all know at least one tale of deeply ingrained misogyny that has occurred around a car. Thankfully, some makers are doing their best to stamp out this attitude, but regardless, it doesn’t hurt to arm yourself with a few points: what to ask, what to take note of and what to push for, whether you’re in the market for a supercar or an SUV.

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