Most common faults for UK’s most popular cars revealed


Premium car brands have a reputation for frequent failures but new data exposing the chronic faults seen by UK garages suggests it’s...
Subaru Impreza WRX: Drive! Philip Glenister's favourite getaway cars at the London Classic Car Show

Philip Glenister's top getaway cars


is there such a thing as a "good" getaway car? It's perhaps a little oxymoronic but certainly, some cars are better suited to the role than...
Me and My Motor: Brian Johnson, AC/DC frontman

Me and My Motor: Brian Johnson, AC/DC frontman


Brian Johnson, longtime frontman of the hard rock juggernaut AC/DC, is almost as at home on a racetrack as he is on stage.
Audi e-tron SUV, September 2018

The best new cars launching in 2018


With new car registrations dipping in 2017 for the first time in six years, as consumer confidence takes a hit, car makers are having to...
Self-driving cars will be allowed to park themselves in overhaul of rules

Self-driving cars to be allowed to park themselves


Motorists will be able to park their car remotely using a smartphone or key fob for the first time under plans to overhaul the rules of the road.
California dreaming: star cars at the 2017 Los Angeles motor show, featuring BMW i8 roadster

California dreaming: 2017 LA motor show


The Los Angeles motor show is not the biggest in the world – it’s dwarfed by Frankfurt and Detroit – but it’s where car makers go to impress
Me and My Motor: Jim Crowley, jockey

Me and My Motor: Jim Crowley, jockey


"The worst part of my job isn’t the diets, or the sweating in a bath to keep the weight off — it’s driving from one racecourse to another...
Me and My Motor: Jay Kay, singer and front man of Jamiroquai

Me and My Motor: Jay Kay, front man of Jamiroquai


Jason Kay loves cars. The singer and front man of Jamiroquai is rarely happier than when he’s breathing in the smell of freshly burned Castrol oi
Hot hatch battle: Focus RS vs Civic Type R vs M140i vs RS 3 vs Golf R vs AMG A45

Hot hatch showdown: six new models do battle


How hot do you like your hot hatchback? Fast and furious or brisk and civilised? And what should it look like? Would you prefer it to be as discr
Me and My Motor: Jason Isaacs, actor

Me and My Motor: Jason Isaacs


It's hard to watch television or go to the cinema these days without seeing Jason Isaacs. He plays Georgy Zhukov, the Soviet war hero, in The Dea
Martina Cole, crime writer, talks cars with journalist Emma Smith for Sunday Times Driving Me and My Motor.

Me and My Motor: crime writer Martina Cole


When you’re a successful author, with a busy life and a number of cars, it can be hard to remember which model you drove to the shops...
X factor: prices and on-sale date of BMW's X2 small SUV

X factor: is BMW's X2 small SUV a winner?


Has BMW's new baby SUV got the X factor? The German car maker has revealed the new X2, its smallest SUV to date, as it seeks to grab a greater sh
Reader Letters: Motorway investment, premium fuels, dash cam crash for cash and Ford GT

Reader Letters: Motorway investment, premium fuels


"Driving the length of Britain on our dreadfully undermaintained motorway network got me wondering: are we really spending £60bn on the HS2..."