Me and My Motor: historian James Holland


Despite owning a modern SUV, James Holland uses a 1949 Citroën as his daily driver. "I love it. It bombs along at 70mph to 75mph, no problem".

Me and My Motor: singer Shaggy


When his uncle was out, Shaggy taught himself to drive in his Ford Escort. "He never suspected a thing until I crashed it into a car one night."
Me and My Motor: rock star Steve Harley

Me and My Motor: Steve Harley


Steve Harley has owned many nice cars over the years, but it's the Cockney Rebel frontman's Aston Martin that makes him smile.
Me and My Motor: Alan Johnson, former home secretary

Me and My Motor: Alan Johnson, former home secreta


As home secretary, Alan Johnson was driven around in a bulletproof Jaguar like the fictional Julia Montague in the hit drama Bodyguard, but he in

Me and My Motor: Sharron Davies


Despite her success in the pool, including an Olympic silver medal and two golds at the Commonwealth Games, Sharron Davies says she never...
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Me and My Motor: Karren Brady


Karren Brady, the businesswoman, life peer and star of The Apprentice, can afford to splash out on nice cars — but that doesn’t mean they are...
Me and My Motor: Norman Baker, former MP

Me and My Motor: Norman Baker, former MP


Norman Baker was dubbed “the most annoying man in parliament” by David Cameron, acquiring a reputation as a relentless questioner of the prime...
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...
Interview with David Richards, chairman of Prodrive

Me and My Motor: David Richards


David Richards has been a world rally champion, principal of two Formula One teams and chairman of Aston Martin...

Me and my motor: Andy Green, OBE, on breaking the land...


He may be one of the world’s most celebrated drivers, but Andy Green is not strictly a “car person” — in the dentist’s waiting room he will...
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10 of the worst production cars of all time


Not all turkeys have two legs, a scrumptious body and a date with a carving knife. Some have four wheels, dubious construction and a one-way ticket...
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Battle of yesterday's speed machines: Vauxhall Astra...


Twenty-five years ago the Ford Escort XR3i and Vauxhall Astra GTE were synonymous with villains and boy racers, but can they still cut it among today’s...
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My mum drove one of those


A new survey has found that mothers, and not just dads, figure in our collective memories of adolescent motoring.