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2016’s Best New Cars

On 1 September, the new registration numbers arrive. Which is the perfect time to buy a new car and show the world that your wheels are fresh off the line. ...

How To Match Your Car To Your Style

You can match your look to your lifestyle, your lifestyle to your job and your belt to your shoes (more on that here). But can you match your car to your outfit? Well, yes,...

2016’s Most Breathtaking Cars

In 1886, a German engineer called Karl Benz conjured up the first car powered by an internal combustion engine. It had three wheels, a tiller rather than a steering wheel, and could...

Behind The Wheel: Aston Martin Vantage

The Aston Martin Vantage is worth getting up early for. When the key is in your possession, it's the kind of car you think about just before you fall asleep. And it’s...

The Most Stylish Classic Cars For Every Budget

As with watches, a classic car marks you out as a man of a certain taste. And as with your wristwear, it means your money goes further. Even if you do have...

Behind The Wheel: McLaren 720S Spider

McLaren Automotive is ten years old in 2020. In just a decade it’s gone from disrupting the performance car market with the MP4-12C to completely dominating it with a range of lightning...

5 Cars That Should Never Have Been Discontinued

All cars have a shelf life. Blend performance with unique design and, as with the VW and its Beetle, you can knock out variations on a theme for 65 years. But toy...

Behind The Wheel: The Bentley Continental GT

The Bentley Continental GT doesn’t so much drive over tarmac as consume it. This is not a car for a quick run to the shops - although it could easily be driven...

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera: Behind The Wheel

Aston Martin isn’t known for making supercars. Luxury GTs have long been its thing, and although there’s been the odd sports car here and there, full-on angry track weapons have never been...

The Tuners That Make The World’s Best Cars Even Better

No matter how amazing the manufacturer's offering is, sometimes you want something a little more special. Like handing that off-the-peg suit over to an expert, with the right tweaks, something that's already...

The Most Expensive Private Number Plates Ever Sold

Sometimes, cars just aren’t enough of a statement. Private number plates have long been an easy way to personalise a car - but easy doesn’t necessarily mean cheap. While most private plates...

Ferrari Portofino Review: Behind The Wheel Of An Everyday Supercar

There are only a handful of brands that have an intangible greatness to them. The kind that becomes apparent the moment you touch, use or even look at their products. Ferrari is...

6 Reasons To Buy The Aston Martin DB11

Aston Martin, purveyor of our favourite sporting automobiles, debuted the DB11 at the Geneva Motor Show this week. Like any good DB, it's fit to make us go swivel-eyed, but it's not...

5 Of The Best American Cars

We've much to be thankful to the USA for. From Hollywood to New York cheesecake, Barack Obama to Beyoncé, our special friend across the Atlantic has contributed to modern culture in a...

Mercedes’ Latest Electric Convertible Has To Be Seen To Be Believed

Last year, car enthusiasts were treated to a Mercedes concept car that literally left people drooling: the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6. The coupe was six metres of streamlined beauty...

The Best Fashion Brand-Designed Cars

Clothing designers have, slowly but surely, been encroaching on other folks' territory for some time now. There's a designer version of almost everything. But does designing a motoring glove give them the...

The Most Stylish Open-Topped Sports Cars

Porsche Boxster S Some have argued that this, not the 911, is the finest Porsche currently on sale. That's quite the claim, but a testament to the Boxster's reinvigorated design. The...

2017’s Best New Cars

Boys that like (very loud, very fast) toys better buckle up. The next 12 months is set to be a bumper year for car releases, with all the big names from Aston...

The 7 Best First Cars

When your first chance to debut a white linen blazer is at an all-you-can-eat rib joint, it pays to be pragmatic. Equally, when you've just earned your driving licence, swapping the rest...

The Best Driving Roads In The US

Like the portions it serves up, America is vast. From the frozen planes of Alaska to the sun-kissed Florida Keys, the Colorado Rockies' peaks to the flats of Arizona, you could say...

2015’s Best-Looking SUVs

For all the appeal of a slinky sports car, deep down, we all love an SUV. It might not set lap records at the Nurburgring, but there's something deeply appealing about sitting...

The Best Film Cars You Can Actually Buy

Ghostbusters Cadillac DeVille The original Ghostbusters had a 1959 Caddy as their slime-stopping ride, but in the second film, and for Paul Feig's all-women remake, the ghoul-getters opted for a...

The Best Driving Roads In Britain

A591 From Kendal To Keswick Wordsworth dedicated entire anthologies to the Lake District, finding the face of god in its sublime beauty. But he'd have struggled to wander lonely these days,...

Amedeo Felisa’s Best Ferraris

You may not know the name Amedeo Felisa but, if you've a penchant for Ferraris, you'll certainly know his work. Signore Felisa joined as technical director in 1990 and is stepping down,...

The Bond Cars For Every Budget

Though James Bond's composure in the face of death can't be picked up off the shelf, much of Bond's lifestyle is up for grabs. His suits? Tom Ford. His watch? Omega. His...

Behind The Wheel: Mercedes-AMG C 43

‘AMG’. These three letters carry a lot of weight in the car world. What does it stand for, apart from something technical and German? Power, muscle, and racing heritage. AMG cars are...

Porsche’s 911 GT2 RS Is Shockingly Fast

It's a shame that nobody has invented contact lenses that let you slow down what you see in real time, because they'd be handy when Porsche's latest 911 rips by. One of...

The 5 Most Stylish Pickup Trucks

Pickup trucks have moved on a bit from the old Toyota Hilux that Clarkson and co tried - and failed - to destroy on Top Gear a few years ago. Far from...

The 5 Most Stylish Hot Hatches

Hot hatches have come a long way since their 1980s pomp, when sporty versions of the Ford Escort and Vauxhall Astra quivered the heartstrings of Essex boys, joyriders and traffic cops with...

The Most Stylish Things Made By Car Manufacturers That Aren’t Cars

Carmaker. The clue's in the name. But just as your preferred fashion brands have long since branched out into other niches (Versace crockery, anyone?), car manufacturers aren't content with just helping you...
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