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James Ruppert: why hire a car when you can buy?

1 month ago   |   By Autocar

Pick up your very own luxo-barge for buttons and give the personal fleecing a miss
This is becoming a regular inbox arrival: “Hi James. I have a car at the end of its personal contract hire agreement but I'm looking at joining the Bangernomics Club.” Great that so many are seeing the light, or at least submitting to the inevitable new automotive order.
Let's pick one at random - in this case Richard, who asked for “thoughts on a well-maintained-yet-low-mileage, 20-year-old Lexus GS 300”.
Obviously, it is a ‘yes' from me. Provided that there is a decent history and it has been well looked...
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