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Rear-view mirror - remembering your first car

Updated on: 10 December 2020

Would you want to be reunited with your first car?

Do you remember your first car?

The huge excitement that came with realising you can go anywhere, whenever you want.

The sad acceptance that motoring can be quite expensive when you had your first MOT.

The surprising feeling of guilt when you traded the car in for something less rusty.

Our first cars are special, which is why Direct Line’s First car, first love competition is fixing it for one reader to win back their first ever car.

Take a look at the infographic below to see some fascinating statistics we uncovered about British drivers’ relationships with their first cars.

Infographic rear-view mirror

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