Small and sporty soft-tops: Abarth 595C Turismo vs Mini John Cooper Works convertible

Small and sporty soft-tops: Abarth vs Mini


Can parents add colour to their lives with a convertible? Dropping off the children in a drophead is surely more fun.
Top five best cars for students

Top five best cars for students


Freedom: that's what cars are about for young drivers who've just passed their test. The first heady years at the wheel are liberating...
Reader Letters: Hydrogen car future, spare wheels, dash cams, solar trickle chargers and reporting illegal cars

Reader Letters: Hydrogen cars and spare wheels


"The plan to ban new registrations of internal-combustion-engine cars from 2040 has generated many column inches about battery-powered..."
Top five best sports cars: McLaren 570S

Top five best sports cars


Jeremy Clarkson says his colleague, James May calls it “the fizz” – the feeling a great car gives him. Apparently, its “excellence manifests...

2017 BMW i3 REX vs Volkswagen e-Golf


By 2040, if the government gets its way, drivers looking for a new car will have a simple choice: buy an electric car or a hybrid car....
Reader Letters: Electric car questions, flat batteries, road tax vigilantes and are parking brakes on automatics necessary?

Reader Letters: Electric car and tax vigilantes


"The government’s plan to ban the sale of pure diesel and petrol cars from 2040 sounds ambitious to me. Will there be sufficient power..."
Top five best hybrid and plug-in hybrid cars

Top five best hybrid and plug-in hybrid cars


It doesn't seem that long ago that the Noughties rolled in and some of Hollywood's best-known A-listers tried their hand at evangelicalism, warni
The Fixer: My Audi Q5 had a safety recall, now I’m being charged to stop it happening again

Charged for repairs after Q5 recall


Although no car is immune to faults, owners of premium cars expect a certain level of quality and, should a problem arise, for it to be dealt...
Reader Letters: Noisy cars, sensible Clarkson, spare wheels, automatic Fiestas and Golf soundtracks

Reader Letters: Sound of fury and puncture woes


"In his review of the 812 Superfast, Alistair Weaver describes how wonderful a Ferrari V12 sounds. No it doesn’t..."
Car Clinic: Can additives reduce the pollution from a diesel car?

Car Clinic: Can additives reduce diesel pollution?


"Can fuel additives or retrofitted devices make a diesel car less polluting? And will removing biofuel reduce NOx emissions?"
Car Clinic: I've lost my locking wheel nut key — how can I change a flat tyre?

Car Clinic: I've lost my locking wheel nut key


"The key to my locking wheel nut is missing; now I have a flat tyre and cannot change it. Any ideas?"
The five best electric cars you’d be happy to drive: Nissan Leaf is a good all-rounder

Top five best electric cars


After the government announced that it intends to follow the lead set by Norway and France, and ban the sale of new diesel and petrol cars...