Me and My Motor: Lynda La Plante, author


Long before the bestselling novels and the TV series Prime Suspect, Lynda La Plante’s cars would come and go with the ebbs and flows of...
Me and My Motor: Tatiana Calderon, Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 test driver

Me and My Motor: Tatiana Calderon, F1 driver


It's more than 40 years since a woman competed in a Formula One championship but Tatiana Calderon is determined to make the starting grid.
Me and My Motor: Radio 2’s Jo Whiley

Me and My Motor: Radio 2’s Jo Whiley


Noel Gallagher does not suffer fools gladly. So when Jo Whiley’s young daughter rang the former Oasis star by mistake...
Me and My Motor: Vittorio Grigolo, the tenor singer who almost made it to F1

Me and My Motor: Vittorio Grigolo, tenor singer


Vittorio Grigolo was just 13 when he sang alongside Luciano Pavarotti, earning himself the nickname “Il Pavarottino”...
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First Drive review: Smart Fortwo (2015)


Springtime for Lego: a study recently declared the Danish company the world’s most powerful brand. It had dethroned Ferrari...
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News: Euro NCAP announces crash test scores for Discovery...


Deliberately smashing their brand new Porsche, Land Rover or Mini into a wall is probably the last thing on car buyers’ minds, but that’s exactly...
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News: All-new Smart Forfour shares looks, rear-engine...


The Smart city car brand is set to be strengthened with the arrival of an all-new forfour that will share the fortwo’s rear engine layout and styling.
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News: Smart reveals the 2015 Fortwo city car


Are you getting fed up with so-called city cars that are barely able to squeeze into a parking bay? Perhaps the time has come to consider the Smart...
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Top 10 city cars


The city car's roots lie in the Minis and Fiat 500s of the Sixties, driven by youngsters to jazz clubs and “happenings” down London’s...