What are the not-so-cool cars, the cars you shouldn't opt to buyand those you shouldn't even be seen in or alongside? No, not the Skoda or station wagon, which have a heroic anti-car coolness of their own, but the Golf or Astra or professional footballer's Ferrari. This is a book that celebrates Jarvis Cocker's decision to drive a station wagon and Roger Moore a Renault 5. It questions what happens to the status of your car after you have seen Bernard Manning or Jade Goodie posing next to a model of it in the newspaper. ...

What Not to Drive 2005, George Weidenfeld & Nicholson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297848004