Smart #3 review 2023: Stylish, roomy electric crossover reinvents the brand … again

New #3 aims to be a stylish, roomy electric crossover, but does it still count as a Smart? Neil Briscoe investigates.
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Car makers' electric vehicle plans (updated)

Fancy going all-electric with your next new car? Here are all of the current and upcoming pure-electric models you'll be able to buy.
2023 Smart #1 review

Smart #1 2023 review

We drive Smart's first effort after Chinese giant Geely bought a 50% stake of the company, and discover a lot of good.
2023 Smart #1

Smart #1 electric crossover revealed

Smart has revealed the production version of its #1 electric crossover, the first totally new car from the company since 2014.
Me and My Motor: Lynda La Plante, crime writer, talks about her cars and career in this interview by Emma Smith for Sunday Times Driving

Me and My Motor: Lynda La Plante

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.
The best cars to avoid paying road tax (VED)

The best cars for avoiding road tax (VED)

Every driver knows how expensive it can be to run a car, even before paying costly annual road tax. And since April’s changes to car tax,
Reader Letters: New road tax, diesel riddle, headlight flashing, priorité à droit, Smart cars, red lights, plastic Clarkson and potholes

Reader Letters: New road tax and a diesel riddle

"It is disingenuous of the government to pretend that its revision to vehicle tax has a green element..."
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”...
Me and My Motor: Gordon Murray, design legend, on his type of car

Me and My Motor: Gordon Murray, design legend

As a young racing car designer, Gordon Murray helped Senna...
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The six best used sports cars with a Targa-style roof

For drivers who enjoy the sensations that an open-topped car brings but are put off buying one, a car with a removable roof panel — or "Targa" top...
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Smart Forfour Mk2 review (2015-on)

It's stating the obvious but the genius of the original two-seater Smart car (now known as the Fortwo) was its impossibly...