Gallery: tax dodgers
The government has extended VED exemption to 1974. Which means these fine cars are now tax-free...
Posted: 26 Mar 2013
While the modern Passat errs on the irredeemably dull side of things, the original model's aged pretty well. It should prove a relatively useable thing, too - it's FWD, has a sturdy four cylinder engine and produces a useful 84hp in 1.5-litre guise. Fun fact: Passat derives from the German word for trade wind during the period that VW used to name its cars after prominent winds (Golf's named after the Gulf stream, Jetta after the Jet stream, and Scirocco after the Sirocco).
Approx value £3000