Supersport Supercars: Wrapping up the Caterham series with a Ferrari 488 GTB


When I joined Autocar magazine as a twenty-one years old roadtester, I was handed a list of dos and don’ts by veteran motoring writer...
First Drive review: 2017 Citroën C3 Touch PureTech 82

First Drive review: 2017 Citroën C3


A video camera with a car attached captures Giles Smith’s attention...
The Clarkson Review: 2016 Honda Jazz

The Clarkson Review: 2016 Honda Jazz


Once, Honda attempted “the impossible dream” with its slightly weird, slightly fabulous cars. The new Jazz, however, is a nightmare
2016 Toyota Prius Mk 4 review

Toyota Prius Mk 4 review (2016 on)


Toyota didn’t make the first hybrid car but it is the first company you think of when it comes to combustion engine-electric alchemy...
First Drive review: 2017 Maserati Levante Diesel

First Drive review: 2017 Maserati Levante diesel


Those who wear their motoring anorak with pride and rub their hands with glee when the pub quiz throws up a car-related question are likely to
The Clarkson Review: 2016 Bentley Mulsanne Speed

The Clarkson Review: Bentley Mulsanne Speed


People who live near a busy road often moan about traffic noise, and they have my sympathy. I’d rather listen to a wounded hare than a motorway..
First Drive review: 2016 Fiat Tipo Hatchback

First Drive review: 2016 Fiat Tipo Hatchback


Given the spectacularly powerful grip that the Fiat 500 has on our imaginations and on our roads — and given how there are certain parts of...
First Drive review: 2017 Skoda Kodiaq

First Drive review: 2017 Skoda Kodiaq


If you own a Smeg fridge, Roberts radio or Gaggia coffee maker, the chances are the new Skoda Kodiaq isn’t for you. This is a seven-seat SUV for...
Review: 2016 Audi A4 allroad quattro

Review: 2016 Audi A4 allroad quattro


Do you shudder at the sight of the packs of SUVs that prowl the roads during the school run hours? Perhaps you’ve caught yourself muttering somet
The Clarkson Review: 2017 Audi SQ7

The Clarkson Review: 2017 Audi SQ7


James May has decided he doesn’t like Audis. I recently had to transport him in the back of the new SQ7 and he chuntered away constantly like...
Audi A3 e-tron long term test review

Extended test: 2016 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron


AS the resident country bumpkin, I’ve been elected to run an Audi A3 e-tron as part of Driving's extended test of three PHEV cars. It should be...
The Clarkson Review: 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport Edition 40

The Clarkson Review: VW Golf GTI Clubsport


My television colleagues and I had to visit Whitby recently, which meant there was a debate in the office about how we’d get to North Yorkshire...
Tesla Model S 60D review by Giles Smith for Sunday Times Driving

First Drive review: 2016 Tesla Model S 60D


It was while I was Autopiloting up the M4, just west of Heathrow, that the conclusion became inescapable. The Tesla Model S 60D is...