Le Mans

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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(...)

Electrifi has signed a €40 million deal with UK-based Evolution, which has been supplying both fully-rebuilt and upgraded original E-Types, and parts for those cars, for some time now

Electrifi, the Wicklow-based company that made quite a splash last month by revealing it had converted a classic Ferrari 308 to electric power, has an(...)

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(...)

The Toyota Corolla may be the world’s best-selling car, but it has also been several shades of bland. There were the wonderful twin cam versions favou(...)

Every inch of the new US-built GT has been considered and designed to serve a purpose. Even the glorious buttresses are hollow to help channel air to the engine and improve aerodynamics

Forget the hype: no one mentions Ford in the same breath as Ferrari, Bugatti or Lamborghini. It’s ridiculous to even countenance such a thought. The f(...)

This famous Ferrari 250 GTO  has, apparently, recently been sold privately for as much as €70 million (€60 million).

A little anecdote, before we get going. Some 21 years ago, just starting my career as a motoring writer, I was dispatched to a car dealer in London to(...)

There is something deliciously subversive about driving an estate car with this much grunt. Fast estates are nothing new, of course – Audi all but per(...)

 The Toyota Gazoo Racing TS050 Hybrid team of Fernando Alonso, Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima celebrate after Toyota win for the first time at the Le Mans 24 Hour race at the Circuit de la Sarthe. Photograph: by Ker Robertson/Getty

Fernando Alonso and his two Toyota teammates Kazuki Nakajima and Sébastien Buemi put in a superb drive to win the 86th edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours(...)

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(...)

Béatrice Dalle: ‘I don’t have a car, I don’t own my place, I don’t have a house in the country.’ Photograph: Didier Baverel/WireImage

Can it really be true, I ask Béatrice Dalle, that you seduced the English actor Rupert Everett? “Bah ouais,” she replies as we chat in a cafe near her(...)

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