Cars - Archive


Ferraris are works of automotive art, says conventional wisdom; modifying one is like daubing Dulux on the Sistine Chapel. Not [...]

3 June

Pity the poor Mercedes-Benz salesperson. The world’s oldest car company lists no fewer than 33 separate models on its UK website, [...]

29 April

Choosing the best car I drove in 2018 wasn’t easy. It was mid-December – the season when every journalist is contractually [...]

18 April

The Aston Martin Vantages of the last 15 years are very different beasts to their 1990s namesake. These latest models are sinewy [...]

15 April

Admit it: you’ve made your mind up about the Cullinan already. I know I had. Rolls-Royce’s first SUV has proved more divisive [...]

8 April

This exclusive, interactive event with guests from the world of British motor racing, including Brawn GP, is an evening not to [...]

5 March

After 1989, sports cars would never be the same. That year, the Mazda MX-5 reinvented the roadster – with added reliability [...]

25 February

Can you improve on perfection? In the case of the Jaguar E-Type, it seems so. Thankfully, that doesn’t mean giving the ‘World’s [...]

29 January

Remember the furore when Porsche launched its go-faster SUV, the Cayenne, in 2003? Po-faced purists were appalled, yet car buyers [...]

21 January

In the introspective, often impenetrable world of blue-chip classic cars, matching numbers are what matter. Collectors prize [...]

14 January

As you read this, the first examples of the new Porsche 911 are en route to the UK. The eighth-generation 911 (codenamed 992) [...]

7 January

One of the country’s leading pub chains has announced it’s planning to roll out electric vehicle charging points to boozers [...]

18 December

Born in the back streets of Bologna in 1949, Abarth celebrates its 70th anniversary next year. Its story began when racing team [...]

3 December

One might assume the David Brown Speedback GT was inspired by the Aston Martin DB5. The styling similarities between these two [...]

19 November

Turnaround investor Melrose said today that it is trading in line with board expectations after buying engineering firm GKN in [...]

13 November