Ford Mondeo

Opinion: Ford needs more than just good handling cars

Traditionally, a reputation for making cars that are good to drive hasn't led to big profit margins - Ford needs more strings to its bow

by Hilton Holloway
12 August 2016
Industry
Aston Martin V12 Vantage S

Why I love the Aston Martin V12 Vantage S so much

Aston Martin is capable of creating magnificent driver's cars, evident with the new DB11, but the V12 Vantage S will always hold a special place in my heart

by Matt Prior
12 August 2016
Industry
Hyundai Rockar

Is this the future of the car dealership?

The company behind some of Hyundai’s most successful showrooms could offer a glimpse of tomorrow’s dealers

by Sam Sheehan
8 August 2016
Industry
Hyundai i20 R5

Inside the new Hyundai i20 R5 rally programme

With its ‘full-fat’ world rally team on winning form, Hyundai is now introducing its ‘semi-skimmed’ customer racing project

by Jesse Crosse
8 August 2016
Motorsport
Porsche 944

Who else went for a drive over the weekend?

Much of Britain was bathed in sunshine on Saturday and Sunday. Did you enjoy it from behind the wheel?

by Sam Sheehan
8 August 2016
Anything goes
Should the Ford Focus RS have a Drift mode?

Is the Ford Focus RS's Drift mode dangerous?

Drift mode is for track use only, but could reckless road users use it to put pedestrians lives at risk?

by Matt Prior
5 August 2016
Industry
Nissan BladeGlider

Should the Nissan BladeGlider be built?

Nissan says it has no plans to put the BladeGlider into production. We're not convinced

by Mark Tisshaw
4 August 2016
Concept Cars
Mazda RX-8 may be a risky choice

Classic Japanese coupés for under £700: used buying guide

The average UK driver spends £695 a year on car maintenance. Could spending that money on a used coupé be a wiser option?

by James Ruppert
3 August 2016
Industry
Silverstone Classic 2016

Silverstone Classic and BTCC thrill me but Formula 1 still misses the mark

A weekend of watching fan-friendly motor racing highlighted just how disappointing modern grand prix racing can be for the enthusiast

by Matt Burt
2 August 2016
Motorsport
 Honda Africa Twin

Why I bought a Honda Africa Twin motorbike

Matt Prior is back on two wheels and loving life with Honda's adventure bike

by Matt Prior
29 July 2016
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