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Buying a news car can be lots of fun or a terrifying experience.

We know that not everyone is a car expert. Many people find it a daunting task trying to find their next vehicle. Understanding the wide variety of options and acronyms can be too much for some people, who end taking the easiest option rather than the right one.

Here at The British Motor Show we have a group of experts who are on hand to help you find your way through the minefield of buying your next car.

Our specialists include experts from The Institute of The Motor Industry, Thatcham Research and a group of specialists representing manufacturers and retailers. 

Whether you’re spending £1500 on a runabout, or £75,000 on the latest luxury SUV, we are here to help and advise you along the way. Check out our help and advice below, which is split into easy to navigate categories.

Our industry experts explain everything automotive in simple language. We’ll tell you what a mild hybrid is, what optional extras are worth adding and explain safety tech without the jargon.

Buying advice

How to guides

Explained - Safety, tech and gadgets

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If you can’t find the answer you are looking for, our panel of experts are on hand to answer your questions before you make any decisions.

Email your questions to and one of our experts will reply to your request for help and advice.

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