Whether for the love of motoring or the love of money, the virtues of buying a specialist car are manifold. Barnaby Dracup finds out what’s hot and what’s not in the supercar market. The freedom of the open road in the car of their desires is surely every motoring enthusiast’sContinue Reading

I have always been a keen cyclist. Never the fastest, never the slowest, I enjoy it for what it is: Self-propelled travelling, time to be social and to see the world around you. Yes, I ventured into the world of Lycra, of bright colours, figure-hugging garments, and feeling like youContinue Reading

While SUVs are the flavour of the season, there are still rich pickings for manufacturers of cars like the Audi A4 Avant, says Robin Roberts. Most SUVs are rarely used to their full capacity or (often largely perceived…) ability, which means an estate car like the Audi A4 Avant TDIContinue Reading

Volvo is on a roll at the moment, with every quarter showing yet another rise in sales here in the UK. This relentless march for dominance of the British premium car market isn’t surprising because Volvo builds some very good cars indeed. Good-looking ones, too. The Volvo V60 isn’t justContinue Reading

Recently refreshed after a mid-term facelift, Jaguar’s baby saloon now features a more assertive face (assertive, you note, not aggressive…) courtesy of a new bumper and slimline, LED headlights. The rear end has been similarly tweaked but the biggest changes have been reserved for the interior, which is now attractivelyContinue Reading

Can cyclists take inspiration from fashion to look chic as they peddle? Catherine Bedford of Dashel Helmetsthinks they can… Over 45 major fashion designers showed cycle shorts in their catwalk collections for S/S19 and A/W 19 including Chanel, Alexander Wang, Fendi, Miu Miu, Roberto Cavalli, Vivienne Westwood, and Prada. So,Continue Reading

First, a disclaimer: I think that Suzuki is the most under-rated car brand in the UK. Whether you’re looking at something in the same class as the Jimny, Swift Sport, or even the tiny Ignis, a test-drive of the Japanese firm’s category representative should be on your short-list. Suzuki’s carsContinue Reading

Tobacco sponsorship of Formula 1 is once again back in the news with the World Health Organisation (WHO) pointing a nicotine stained finger at Philip Morris International (PMI) and British American Tobacco (BAT) for their recent branding initiatives in the sport. Stewart Longhurst takes a look back at how andContinue Reading

Every motoring enthusiast should visit the Mecum Car Auction – the world’s largest collector car auctioneers  It is fair to say that out of the 50 states that make up North America, the one that most epitomises the traditional image of the good ol’ U.S. of A., is Texas. Now, New YorkContinue Reading