This is what the 2018 F1 cars look like

Formula One cars tend not to look radically different from one year to the next but you'll notice one major change for 2018 immediately.
Emissions scandal: after VW did Mercedes cheat diesel tests?

After VW did Mercedes cheat diesel tests?

German media allege that US authorities have discovered that Daimler, parent of Mercedes, developed software for its diesel-powered vehicles that
Me and My Motor: Carol Kirkwood, BBC weather presenter on her cars and career (interview)

Me and My Motor: Carol Kirkwood

Even when I was little, I was obsessed with cars,” says Carol Kirkwood, the BBC weather presenter. “I used to sit in Mum’s Austin Maxi ...
Most common faults for UK's most popular cars revealed by

Most common faults for UK's most popular cars

Premium car brands have a reputation for frequent failures but new data exposing the chronic faults seen by UK garages suggests it’s...
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.
New car sales 2017 vs 2007: winners and losers as Vauxhall tumbles and Mercedes booms

Vauxhall sales plummeted in 2017, Mercedes' boomed

Has the humble family hatchback had its day? Data showing the number of new cars sold in the UK last year paints a gloomy picture for Vauxhall, o
Me and My Motor: David Coulthard, former F1 driver and TV presenter

Me and My Motor: David Coulthard, former F1 driver

“The thing about racing for a living is you’re also given decent cars for the road,” says David Coulthard, the former Formula One driver.
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...
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
Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S Coupe car review by Richard Porter of The Grand Tour and Sniff Petrol

Richard Porter on the Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S coupé

There was a time when the motor industry dealt only in broad, simple genres. Saloon, estate, hatchback — that sort of thing. But then...
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...
Christmas 2017 presents for car enthusiasts petrolheads gearheads

Best Christmas gifts for petrolheads 2017

Car enthusiasts come in all shapes, ages and sizes. Some enjoy tinkering with a trusty classic while others are still in short trousers...
Mercedes airbag recall involves 400,000 British cars

Mercedes airbag recall affects 400,000 UK cars

Mercedes is asking nearly 400,000 British drivers to return their luxury cars for urgent repairs, after airbags on around 30 of its vehicles...