Can a Tesla Model X deal with children, car seats… and grandma?


Driving got hold of a Tesla Model X to assess not its speed or handling but one of the key functions of an SUV: how suitable it is for families.
Supersport Supercars: Audi R8 isn't showy but delivers on thrills

Supersport Supercars: Top five supercars 2016


In 2016 I drove the Sunday Times Driving car in the Caterham Supersport Championship, arguably the most competitive race series in the UK...
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...
A new slant on the roadster: Mazda MX-5 v Fiat 124 Spider

A new slant on the roadster: Mazda v Fiat


Mazda’s open-top MX-5 is a five-star car with no rivals. Or it was. Nick Rufford falls for a challenger while James Mills backs the original...
How it feels to globetrot by motorbike

How it feels to globetrot by motorbike


I was in the Karakoram mountains in Pakistan and I’d made my way there on a hired donkey. For three nights I slept in a goatherd’s hut...
The screech of tyres and the mass revving of motorcycle engines are an increasingly familiar racket in London’s back streets and industrial estates. The cacophony invariably signals the arrival of riders from UK BikeLife, a shadowy subculture that has grown rapidly in the past few years, and is now thought to number several hundred members.

Gallery: Skid row riders


The young riders of UK BikeLife burn rubber across London, posting videos of their stunts. Are they a menace or just teenagers letting off steam?
Me and my Motor: Stuart Broad, England cricketer

Me and My Motor: Stuart Broad, the England bowler


Stuart Broad has the perfect physique for a pace bowler: his 6ft 6in frame can launch a cricket ball down
Supersport Supercars: To Oulton in a Porsche 991. . . sorry, 997 GT3 RS

Supersport Supercars: Oulton in a Porsche GT3 RS


When I’m next quizzed about the Porsche 911 GT3 RS (991 series), I shall answer ...
Going door-to-door with the 120mph Ginetta Junior teenagers

Racing at 120mph with the Ginetta Junior teens


At an age when many teenagers spend their weekends sleeping in or hanging out on Snapchat, 14-year-old Tom Wood is devoting his ...
Supersport Supercars: Audi R8 isn't showy but delivers on thrills

Supersport Supercars: Audi R8 delivers on thrills


It’s terrifying to admit that I’ve been road-testing cars for nearly 20 years. I started at university and joined Autocar at 21 ...
Connected cars and flared cylinders: five things we learnt at BMW's Innovation Day

Connected cars and flared cylinders: BMW Innovation...


Cars that nag you to hurry up, cone-shaped engine cylinders, batteries that take you farther and seat fabric made from the seeds of a giant, tropical...
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...
Great Drives: Scotland's North Coast 500 in pictures

Great Drives: Scotland's North Coast 500 in pictures


Often spoken of as Britain's answer to Route 66, the North Coast 500 follows the edge of the Scottish Highlands and takes in 500 miles of the best...