Reader Letters: Clarkson on Panamera, smart motorways, EV fires and what constitutes an old car


"Jeremy Clarkson eloquently describes the Porsche Panamera Turbo as making 'a deep, growly noise like a dog having a dream'..."
I inherited an MGA: how a classic car changed how I look at motoring (video) - Charlotte Vowden with her 1960 MGA,

Video: I inherited an MGA


"The country air is like champagne.” With the top down and my hair being whipped up by the wind, I thought of the words my grandfather...
Jaguar E-type Zero: Sixties sports car gets electric power

Jaguar E-type Zero: classic goes electric


If motorists have one common grumble about electric cars, it’s that they seem to have had a personality bypass. Now Jaguar has an answer ...

Retro motors are back


Put whitewall tyres on it and Cary Grant in the passenger seat and it would not have looked out of place half a century ago snaking its way al
E-type reborn: Tiff Needell reviews the Eagle Spyder GT

Tiff Needell reviews the Eagle Spyder GT


These days cars are managed by electronics, which fills me with sadness because the simple sound of a vehicle coming alive...
Hammer time: what you need to know before buying a car at auction

Hammer time: beginner's guide to buying at auction


It’s often said that one of the best ways to buy a classic car at a competitive price is to visit an auction. But for first time buyers who have...
Road Raj: Meet Dr Ravi Prakash, the cardiac surgeon who owns one of the world’s finest classic car collections

Road Raj


“Asking which of my cars is most precious to me is just as painful as asking which of my daughters I love most,” says Dr Ravi Prakash...

James May: It was ecstasy — now it’s just itchy


My relationship with old cars has worsened steadily over the past few years. Having made two series of Cars of the People for BBC2 ...
Quiz: name these 10 cars from the 2017 London Classic Car Show

Quiz: name these 10 classic cars


Can you name these rare automotive beauties from the 2017 London Classic Car Show? Click the images to reveal the answers.
This lady's not for turning: the revealing story behind Margaret Thatcher's Rover 800 test drive

This lady's really not for turning


When Margaret Thatcher famously proclaimed that the lady was not for turning, it was taken to be a statement of intent about her determination...
Former Miss Castrol, 72, set to rally again in original 1970 London-to-Mexico Austin Maxi

Former Miss Castrol, 72, set to rally again


In 1970 Bronwyn Burrell put on her short dress, stepped into an Austin Maxi and revved off in the world’s most arduous car rally.
First World War armoured cars’ adventures: a Times report from 1916

First World War armoured cars’ adventures


The following is an extraordinary report from 1916 in which the exploits of a British armoured car division in Turkish Armenia are recounted.
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...