Top 10 petrol and hybrid cars to buy instead of a diesel (updated)


Feeling guilty about driving a diesel car and not ready for pure-electric just yet? Here are 10 efficient petrol and hybrid alternatives.
Motor Awards 2021: The Times and Sunday Times cars of the year announced

Motor Awards 2021: Winners announced


The wait is over: we can reveal The Times and Sunday Times' best cars of 2021, including the prestigious Sunday Times Car of the Year.

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: Olympic hockey champion Shona McCallin

Me and My Motor: hockey champ Shona McCallin


Despite being a PE staple for generations of children, hockey has lagged behind other sports in terms of television coverage. But that changed...
Mini Clubman Cooper SD ALL4 review (2016-on) by James Mills of The Sunday Times Driving

Mini Clubman Cooper SD ALL4 review (2016 on)


If anyone was gong to make a small diesel car that was characterful and fun to drive, it was Mini...
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Top 100 Cars 2016: Top 5 Mid-size Family Cars


The Sunday Times presents its Top 5 Mid-size Family Cars, featuring models from Audi, Jaguar, Mini, Vauxhall and Volkswagen.
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First Drive review: 2016 Mini Cooper D Clubman


It may be the biggest Mini yet but it is comfortable, handles beautifully and has a design feature that could just catch on
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First drive review: Mini Clubman (2015)


The last Mini Clubman was a self-conscious, wannabe hipster that tried too hard to be different. Unlike a VW Golf or Ford Focus, it had a solitary...
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New Mini Clubman (2015): prices, pics and details


The last Mini Clubman was a quirky beast, a cross between a hatchback and a shooting brake-style estate car, with just three passenger doors – two...
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News: BMW in court over Mini ‘carbon monoxide poisoning’


A design flaw in a Mini Clubman resulted in its driver being poisoned by her car’s exhaust fumes, a court is due to hear this week...