Sunday 31st August 2008
Be Wiser Insurance

Motorists in the UK should refrain from buying the cheapest car they can get their hands on, it has been claimed.The warning comes from Daily Telegraph writer Mike Rutherford and has been made as Britons' finances are crippled by the credit crunch.According to the expert, the value of the Perodua Kelia model, worth £4,499 new, is expected to depreciate by almost three-quarters within three years of ownership.It may be that car insurance customers are put off the model as a result of the warning, although it is not the first time it has been given a rough ride on a public forum.Indeed, Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson referred to the model as unimaginative, calling it junk and claiming it had "no soul and no passion".Clarkson's famous rants have become a staple of Top Gear, along with the crazy stunts he performs with the other presenters.

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