1991 Rover - Austin Metro GTa 8v 1.4 petrol from UK and Ireland
A powerful little beast!
Gearbox - leaked oil, trying to fix now!
Tyres - very expensive, odd size.
The Metro GTa is an incredibly quick car that enables you to nip in and around larger lumps of metal!
Quite easy to modify apart from alloys as it has an odd stud pattern.
With the power of a 1400 and a very light weight car, it's hard not to fly off into the distance!
Very hard car to insure as a 17 year old driver - £1800!
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 5th January, 2001
Gearbox had to be replaced (not cheap)!
Clutch was replaced at the same time.
Ignition Module failed (casing it to cut out at about 90+ mph) cost only £40 to fix!
Gear - linkage died day before I sold the car! Only cost £45 to fix luckily!
Sold car for £1000 fully loaded with mods + stereo to ex - girlfriend and it's still going strong with 91,000 miles.
My poor first car was crashed recently by my ex!! It was going at the time with nearly 150,000 miles on the clock. Poor thing!