What's the used Vauxhall Tigra like?
Take a popular supermini, slap a sporty-looking body on it, and what have you got? The Vauxhall Tigra.
Back in 1994, this pint-sized coupe captured car buyers' attentions and the car sold in healthy numbers.
Don't be fooled by those sporty looks and expect the Tigra to be that rapid, though - only 1.4- and 1.6-litre engines were available, with a maximum of 104bhp on tap. It's warm rather than hot and the ride is a little bumpy, but at least the handling is quite good.
Don't go thinking it's a real four-seater, either. Because head- and legroom are so restricted in the back, the Tigra is effectively a two-seater. Even in the front, things aren't that great - if you're tall, you might find that headroom is limited. And, everyone will find rear visibility poor and think the cabin has a very snug feel.
Boot space is only just acceptable, but you can fold down the rear bench to create a larger luggage bay.