Why Mercedes’ TT would make sense

Mercedes-Benz doesn't have a rival to the Audi TT right now, but a two-door coupe would make sense

by Matt Burt
14 April 2015
Anything goes

How far could the bespoke car go?

The aftermarket modified car scene may be long gone but customised transport is still in demand - so how could the mainstream car industry respond?

by Vicky Parrott
23 April 2015
Anything goes
The BTCC pack streams down the famous Craner Curves at Donington Park

The long and the short of British Touring Car Championship action

Short circuit layouts add extra spice to the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship by keeping the action too close for comfort

by Matt James
23 April 2015
BTCC
MG GS on display at the Shanghai motor show

Will an SUV finally give MG some traction?

The MG GS has launched in China and is due in the UK next year. Hilton Holloway asks whether this could be the car which restores MG to significance in the new car market.

by Hilton Holloway
22 April 2015
Shanghai auto show
Our man Burt dons Mini's magic specs

A test run with Mini’s augmented vision driving glasses

We try the high-tech specs that serve up driving information without impairing your field of vision

by Matt Burt
20 April 2015
Shanghai auto show
Great Wall

The ‘new normal’ and what it means for China

The Chinese car market continues to grow but at not quite the same pace

by Jim Holder
20 April 2015
Shanghai auto show

Why Mercedes can't wait to launch the GLC in the UK

Don't be fooled by the concept car looks - the GLC Coupe previews something much more significant for Mercedes that's launching this summer

by Andrew Frankel
19 April 2015
Shanghai auto show
Volkswagen e-Up, one of a fleet in Shanghai

Electric scooters rule Shanghai, but electric cars are playing catch-up

The adoption of electric vehicle power is on the rise in China's urban centres, but four wheels still have a lot of work to do to catch up with two

by Matt Burt
19 April 2015
Shanghai auto show
The Super Brand Mall is awash with shops selling Western brands

How China is poised to fundamentally shift Western car culture

Ahead of the Shanghai motor show, it's clear the Chinese love affair with Western brands is set to dictate an increasing number of future cars

by Jim Holder
18 April 2015
Shanghai auto show
Can you guess how much a replacement 21in Audi Q7 alloy wheel costs from a main dealer?

The high cost of modern premium motoring

Parts prices could make today's upmarket cars unaffordable for the ordinary motorist

by Hilton Holloway
15 April 2015
Anything goes

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