The final Volkswagen Beetle has rolled off the production line


Volkswagen is entering a bold new era: for the first time since it started making cars after WW2, it won't have a Beetle in its model range.
Starsky & Hutch actor David Soul on his mission to restore a historic Chrysler

Interview: Starsky & Hutch star David Soul


Before the Starsky and Hutch star surrenders his celebrity gun and badge, David Soul has one more assignment he wants to complete.

Me and My Motor: Sir Vince Cable, Lib Dem leader


For the Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable, driving an Aston Martin DB9 was a dream come true for a lad who grew up in a cash-strapped household.
Me and My Motor: David Brabham

Me and My Motor: David Brabham


David Brabham raced in Formula One in the 1990s, and won the Le Mans 24-hour race in 2009. He is the son of the late Sir Jack Brabham, three-....

Me and My Motor: James Booth


Tim Booth made his name with the rock band James, clocking up a handful of top 10 hits — including festival stalwart Sit Down. Preferring...
Me and my motor: Lee Child, crime writer

Me and My Motor: Lee Child, crime writer


Lee Child, the bestselling crime writer, began his motoring life, suitably enough, in the back of a police car. “The first car we had as..."
Video: First trailer for stand-alone Bumblebee blockbuster released

Trailer for Bumblebee prequel film released


The Transformers movie series is set for a dramatic change of direction if the first trailer for the upcoming Bumblebee spin-off film is anything
Me and My Motor: Amanda McLaren, daughter of Bruce McLaren, founder of the McLaren F1 team

Me and My Motor: Amanda McLaren


Amanda McLaren is the only child of Bruce McLaren, founder of one of the most successful teams in Formula One history.
Me and My Motor: Nick and Giles English, founders of Bremont luxury watches

Me and My Motor: Nick and Giles English


Nick and Giles English founded Bremont, maker of precision British-built mechanical watches, in 2002 and sold their first watch in 2007...
Me and My Motor: Kate Humble on her big break on Top Gear and embarrassing herself in an Aston

Me and My Motor: Kate Humble on her big break on Top...


Kate Humble is best known for fronting wildlife programmes such as Springwatch, Lambing Live and Wild Things, but she got her break presenting Top...

Me and my motor: Jason Plato on Top Gear, the BTCC...


Over the course of his two-decade career, Jason Plato has lifted more driving trophies than Lewis Hamilton.

Me and My Classic Motor: Volkswagen Beetle


One day in the summer of 2006 I was perusing the online classified ads when I stumbled upon “Emily”
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The best new convertible cars for the summer


With their hi-tech roof mechanisms, today’s convertibles let us make the most of every ray of British sunshine — and minimise the soaking when...