Me and my Motor: Martin Kemp, the musician and actor, on his love affair with the Porsche 911

Me and my Motor: Martin Kemp on the Porsche 911


Martin Kemp fell in love with the Porsche 911 in 1983. Aged 22 and playing bass with Spandau Ballet, he had “a few quid in the bank” so treated
Me and my Motor: Susie Wolff, the racing driver on getting within a whisker of an F1 race seat

Me and my Motor: Susie Wolff, the racing driver


There’s a photograph of Susie Wolff aged no more than two years old, wearing a hand-knitted cardigan and matching bonnet, holding the wheel of...
Sunday Times Driving Me and My Motor: Martin Clunes

Me and My Motor: Martin Clunes


Martin Clunes has a deep love of horsepower — of the mechanical and four-legged variety. When he’s not behind the wheel of his BMW or Lexus...

Me and My Motor: Jonnie Peacock, the Paralympian


Jonnie Peacock can’t afford his dream motor but he does own the Ferrari of running legs. The carbon fibre blade costs £6,000 and it can power him...
Me and My Motor: Charlie Mullins, multimillionaire boss of Pimlico Plumbers

Me and My Motor: Charlie Mullins, boss of Pimlico Plumbers


As a newly qualified plumber driving around London in his beaten-up Morris Minor van, Charlie Mullins would gaze at the Bentleys and Rolls-Royces...
Me and My Motor: Eddie the Eagle Edwards

Me and My Motor: 'Eddie the Eagle' Edwards


One of the most memorable images in Olympic history was the sight of Michael Edwards soaring – or falling, to be more precise – from the ski jump...
Me and My Motor: Theo Paphitis — cars are the real deal for the Dragons’ Den star

Me and My Motor: Theo Paphitis, the Dragons’ Den...


Theo Paphitis won’t reveal exactly how many cars he owns — “Mrs P might be shocked if she read the true figure” — but, he admits, “it...
My and My Motor: Chris Harris, the new star of Top Gear, on the cars that he has owned

Me and My Motor: Chris Harris, the new star of Top...


Relaunching Top Gear without the trio of presenters who had built it into an entertainment juggernaut was never going to be easy.
Me and My Motor: Rachel Atherton, women’s downhill mountain biking world champion

Me and My Motor: Rachel Atherton, mountain biking star...


Rachel Atherton spends her working days hurtling down mountains, at speeds of up to 50mph, heart rate rising, knuckles white from holding on for dear...
Sam Bird London ePrix

Sam Bird gears up for Formula E London finale


After an electrifying inaugural season in 2014-15, the final event of this year’s Formula E electric racing series rolls into London this weekend...
Me and My Motor: Philip Glenister, from Life on Mars to life in cars

Me and My Motor: Philip Glenister's Life in Cars


Philip Glenister thought he would surprise his wife and make up for the lean years by arriving home in a sporty BMW in 2005...
Me and My Motor: Cerys Matthews of Catatonia on family cars and beaten-up trucks

Me and My Motor: Cerys Matthews of Catatonia


Before Catatonia became one of the top-selling groups of the 1990s, Cerys Matthews and her bandmates spent many long nights driving home...