Bangkok: Some six million Chinese are expected to visit Thailand this year, compared with 4.6 million last year. Photograph: REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Last week, Asia Briefing reported how the billionaire boss of Chinese conglomerate Tiens had brought 6,400 employees to the south of France on holiday(...)

‘Jeremy Clarkson did not look like a repentant man when he roared into Belfast’s Odyssey Arena on Friday night. He arrived on a souped-up hovercraft, to a burst of pink fireworks, one hand held high to acknowledge the cheers of the crowd.’

Jeremy Clarkson did not look like a repentant man when he roared into Belfast’s Odyssey Arena on Friday night. He arrived on a souped-up hovercraft, t(...)

Ferdinand Piech: was left with little option but to put his own head in the noose he had fashioned. Photograph: Frank Leonhardt

After two decades as Volkswagen’s uncrowned and mercurial emperor, Ferdinand Piëch has resigned as group chairman after losing a boardroom battle wi(...)

A Lamborghini that was part of an exotic car racing attraction at Walt Disney World crashed into a guardrail, killing a passenger and injuring the driver, police said. Photograph: WFTV via AP

A Lamborghini that was part of an exotic car racing attraction at Walt Disney World crashed, killing a passenger and injuring the driver.The Florida H(...)

A collection of 60 antique cars, dating from the 1930s to the 1970s, are parked on in makeshift shelters at the Gaillard property in the western French town of Echire. Photograph: Xavier Leoty/AFP/Getty Images

It is the dream of every car enthusiast: to have a remote and padlocked shed and its contents bequeathed to us by a formerly unknown distant relative (...)

High-riding DBX previews an SUV future for Aston Martin.

Aston Martin has just pulled the covers off its DBX concept, a high-riding, rough-terrain SUV-cum-coupe. The car is being displayed at the Geneva moto(...)

Lamborghini Aventador SV packs a 760hp punch.

If you had to pick a word to sum up this year’s Geneva motor show, I think it would be one-upmanship. Is that two words, technically? Perhaps it is, b(...)

 Ferrari 488 GTB lost some of its showstopping appeal due to the fact so many supercar rivals were unveiled on the same day

Right, this is as good a time as any to stop, nibble the corner of a sandwich and take stock of what we’ve seen and what we know so far at the Geneva (...)

Will anything generate more Geneva headlines than Ferrari’s gorgeous 488 GTB?

There are physically bigger shows (Frankfurt and its roller-skate-friendly hall sizes for instance) and there are shows that arguably have more influe(...)

Audi’s all-new R8 at the Ascari private racetrack: What is a surprise is that the R8 seems, feels, to have matured just so much in its transition to its second generation
Track time with Audi’s new R8
  • Motors
  • February 26, 2015, 17:15

The Ascari private racetrack is 5.4 kms long and swollen with replicas of the great corners of the racing world.There’s a 180R replica, a backwards, m(...)