Sunday Times Driving

Budget 2017: everything drivers need to know (including about diesel)


The chancellor of the exchequer, Philip Hammond, has announced the government’s 2017 Budget. Here's what you need to know.
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.
Drop the top and show some muscle: Audi TT RS v Mercedes-AMG SLC 43

Audi TT RS v Mercedes-AMG SLC 43


The hot versions of two old German rivals square off against each other. Can Audi's four-wheel-drive TT RS roadster beat the classic appeal of...

Extended test: Audi and BMW plug-in hybrid cars


Plug-in hybrid cars are catching on. Sales are soaring, up five times since 2014, although admittedly that’s like saying sales of ice cream in the...
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Top 100 Cars 2016: Introduction and star cars launching...


For car builders and buyers alike, 2016 has all the makings of a bumper year. Manufacturers have a mass of new technology in their toolboxes that...
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Top 100 Cars 2016: Car of the Year


And the winner is . . . hang on a moment. A little explanation is due before we name our car of the year.
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Top 100 Cars 2016: Top 5 City Cars


The Sunday Times Driving presents its Top 5 city cars of 2016, featuring Fiat, Hyundai, Renault, Skoda and Toyota.
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Top 100 Cars 2016: Top 5 Supercars


The Sunday Times presents its Top 100 Cars 2016: Top 5 Supercars. Featuring BMW, Ferrari, Lamborghini and McLaren. Start your engines.
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Top 100 Cars 2016: Top 5 Seven-seat MPVs


The Sunday Times presents its Top 5 Seven-seat MPVs, featuring new models from Citroen, Ford, Kia, Renault and Seat.
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Top 100 Cars 2016: Top 5 Sports Cars


The Sunday Times Driving presents its top 5 sports cars of 2016, featuring Porsche, Audi, McLaren, Mercedes-AMG and BMW.
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Top 100 Cars 2016: Top 5 Superminis


The Sunday Times Driving presents its Top 5 superminis of 2016, featuring Mini, Ford, Skoda, Audi and Volkswagen.
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Top 100 Cars 2016: Top 5 Family Convertibles


The Sunday Times presents its Top 5 Convertibles of 2016. Featuring models from Audi, Bentley, BMW, Citroen and Fiat.
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Top 100 Cars 2016: Top 5 Luxury & Prestige


The Sunday Times Driving presents its Top 5 Luxury & Prestige cars of 2016, featuring Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Jaguar, Bentley and Rolls-Royce.