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Nothing matches  Le Mans. For roughly €80 a ticket and a few euros for a tent, you get to see some of the best drivers in the world test their mental and physical mettle

It’s 7pm on a sunny Saturday and people are lazing on the grass, sipping beer as, on stage, an ageing French rock band knocks out another Tom Petty co(...)

Volkswagen Passat has been given a mid-life facelift that adds new technology plus a few subtle styling changes, ding in this estate version

The eighth generation Volkswagen Passat has been given a mid-life facelift that adds new technology plus a few subtle styling changes. A long-time fav(...)

The converted Ferrari 308 “GTE” can do a sub 3 second 0-100km time if you can keep wheelspin in check. The simple fact is a performance EV can bring the horizon closer at a must faster rate of knots than a fossil fuel burning engine can

The sight of a well-fed middle-aged man trying to fit in an 1980s Italian supercar was never going to be pretty. Surprisingly the mid-engined Ferrari (...)

Striking: The BMW 8 Series is a seriously good-looking coupe

A hilarious meme – well, hilarious if you’re a motorsports nut – went around at the time of last year’s Le Mans 24hrs. It was a series of photos, suit(...)

Electric propulsion is the way of the future for cars and for motoring in general.

There is an undeniably smug feeling, whizzing around town on electric power. In slow-moving city and urban traffic, you’ll notice the lack of combusti(...)

Toyota has finally achieved its long-held ambition of winning the Le Mans 24hrs, following years of heartbreak and near-misses at the French endurance(...)

Expect something of a siege mentality at this week’s Geneva motor show, which opens to the media on Tuesday. The motor industry is facing an unprecede(...)

Until longer-range models arrive, and until there’s a proper network of  charging points, the old-school hybrid can still teach plugins and EVs a thing or two

Hybrids have been around for 20 years now. It was in 1997 that Toyota and Honda vied to get the first hybrid half-electric, half-petrol car on sale to(...)

The Volkswagen Passat is like a Tissot watch. It is neither as show-off-y nor as glamorous as the more celebrated brands - for Rolex, TAG, and Omega r(...)

French driver Stephane Sarrazin (R) and English driver Mike Conway react after teammate Kamui Kobayashi’s No 7 car goes out of the race in the middle of the night.

Porsche won the 2017 Le Mans 24hrs, extending the Stuttgart brand’s winning run at the great French race to a record 19 victories, all since 1970. Not(...)

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