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Rian Johnson’s Knives Out

The Toronto International Film Festival (sometimes Tiff) is not like its rivals in Cannes or Venice. Taking place within the fourth-largest city in No(...)

The Enzo museum is hugely impressive. You enter a vast, vaulted haul in which are, unsurprisingly, a troop of Ferrari’s on display, like the LaFerrari (centre)

Calling it The Hall Of Engines is a nice touch. The very building in which Enzo Ferrari lived his early years, the engineering works that his father r(...)

Simone, John, Sophie and Jane at Chateaux Azay-le-Rideau in the Loire Valley.

The Swedes have a word for it: flygskam, or “flying shame”. Growing anxiety about the environmental impact of travel means more and more people are no(...)

Ferdinand Piëch died on Sunday  at the age of 82. Photograph: Julian Stratenschulte/EPA

Germany – and Austria – are in shock over the sudden death at 82 of Ferdinand Piëch, the autocratic Porsche heir who rescued Volkswagen and – with exa(...)

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(...)

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