Quiz: Do you remember the motoring highs and lows of 2016?


2016 flashed by like a Ferrari on a joyride. Take our quiz and see how much you remember of the year's big events
Test your knowledge: what is the most expensive convertible money can buy?

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Whether it’s from a lottery win or a hard-earned enterprise, spending your small fortune on a showstopping car goes hand in hand with trading up...
2016 Mercedes-Benz SLC (the new SLK) First Drive review: by John Evans for Sunday Times Driving

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Do you know which car maker had beaten Mercedes to selling a car with a folding solid roof? And which model turned heads, way back in the 1930s?
When and where was the first traffic light installed?

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Traffic lights: godsend for the pedestrian; scourge of the impatient driver; invisible to the cyclist. It is reckoned that 15,000 road junctions in...
Test your knowledge: what car did the ford focus replace?

Test your knowledge: What car did the Ford Focus replace?


The Ford Focus is a big deal in the UK. With more than 80,000 registrations last year, it's the best-selling mid-size family car and the third best-seller...
Test your knowledge: Name the classic pickup truck Clint Eastwood drove in Every Which Way But Loose

Test your knowledge: Name the classic pick-up Clint...


Pick-ups in America are supersize and big business. Ford’s new aluminium-bodied F-150 Raptor had visitors to the Detroit motor show last week in...
Amateur car radio from 1927

Test your knowledge: When was first car radio introduced?


There are a few key elements to the perfect road trip: the ideal car, entertaining friends, a map of the best watering holes en route and, of course...
What was Jeremy Clarkson's first car review for the Sunday Times

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Jeremy Clarkson has been writing for The Sunday Times's motoring section for 22 years. In that time he has identified five-star gems as well as one...
Transport Minister Barbara Castle introduces breathalyser legislation

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The year is 1872. Carriages and horses career about the place, with riders and horsemen often under the influence, and the people, and authorities...
Ford Ghia badge

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Many drivers will remember that Ford used to offer posh versions of its cars under the guise of the Ghia trim level
Bugatti Chiron

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When the last, and fittingly named, “La Finale” Bugatti Veyron was displayed on the company’s stand at the Geneva motor show in March
Cayenne off-road

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Porsche has a knack for turning out SUVs which, while having all the qualities of an off-roader, are also great to drive...