1990 Bedford Rascal 1.0 petrol
Hilarious, quirky, useful campervan
Fuel pump needed replacing at over clock miles.
Speedometer etc doesn't light up, at over clock miles.
Choke snapped off at the same miles.
Had to change both seats at the same miles.
Bad on economy (Isle of Wight, silly speed restrictions, tourists and loads of hills).
Good on economy (motorways to Wales and back at 60 mph, over 500 miles, £80 petrol).
Long time to warm up (I'm buggered now the choke snapped today).
Under powered for our steep hills.
Great fun (passengers always close their eyes and think we're gonna topple), light steering, rear wheel drive (back slides in the wet).
To be honest, I don't know accurately the mileage (over clock) now says 02183/2. I think it needs damn good service and tune up etc. Got a receipt saying it had the head rebuild just before I bought it. Paid £495.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 15th April, 2012