A recent survey shows that the traditional banger of yesterday is well and truly gone, as parents are forking out to help their first-time drivers buy a brand new car. New drivers in 2014 no longer want to save to buy an older, used car, instead opting for fancier models with help from the bank of Mum and Dad.

A day of mourning for the rundown second-hand motor, we take a look back at some of the most popular first-time buys through the years.