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This 'time capsule' 1930s Bugatti is set to sell for £3million

The 1938 Type 57C Atalante is the 'rarest' and 'most sought-after' example of Bugatti's golden-age supercar, having been preserved for almost all of its life.


Oscar Piastri standoff turns ugly as Alpine chief slams star for lack of loyalty

Otmar Szafnauer spoke honestly about Alpine's current battle with reserve driver Piastri, and claimed there is a long line of drivers ready to replace him if he chooses to leave


David Coulthard Spotted Driving Aston Martin Valkyrie In Monaco

A former F1 driver behind the wheel of an exotic hypercar will always be a rare sight.


Britain’s greatest barn-find haul?


RAY MASSEY: New Peugeot 308 SW estate attracts admiring glances

In design terms, it's right up there with more expensive premium players such as Audi. And you've a choice of three main powertrains.


How to use the Channel Tunnel when driving to France

The Eurotunnel Le Shuttle train is the quickest way to cross the English Channel. It takes 35 minutes to travel from Folkestone to Calais.


Lego’s Porsche 911 sports car set is perfect for petrolheads– and it’s available to buy now

Lego’s Porsche 911 sports car set is perfect for petrolheads– and it’s available to buy now - The 1,458-piece build is an impressive replica of the classic 1970s model


Charles Leclerc will be the ‘real deal’ once he’s matured, says David Coulthard

Charles Leclerc will be the ‘real deal’ once he’s matured, says David Coulthard - The Ferrari star is 80 points behind Max Verstappen in the Drivers’ Championship after a turbulent first half of the season


21 famously faulty classic cars


Watch moment e-scooter rider ploughs into car

Watch moment e-scooter rider ploughs into car -


Can Porsche 911 Turbo S Catch Up To 918 Spyder In A Drag Race?

The price gap between the two isn't even close, though.


23 two-stroke classics


Notting Hill Carnival road closures, dates and timings

Notting Hill Carnival road closures, dates and timings - Much of the Notting Hill area closed off to traffic for the carnival parade over the bank holiday weekend


McLaren F1 at 30


Electric car boom sees learner drivers go automatic to dodge congestion charges and green taxes

The number of UK learner drivers choosing automatic cars has rocketed by 123 per cent in a year - as the young look to dodge congestion charges and future green taxes.


Revealed: London boroughs with the most car thefts and which models are targets

Revealed: London boroughs with the most car thefts and which models are targets - Thefts recorded in Enfield were five times the amount recorded in Kingston upon Thames


Skoda Fabia review: This cracker should be on your supermini shortlist

The latest Skoda Fabia is quite simply one of the best small hatchbacks on the market. An alternative to the ubiquitous Ford Fiesta and Vauxhall Corsa, it’s a fantastic all-round package. Of course, no car is perfect, and the fourth-generation Fabia is no exception. For instance, it’s a petrol-only range, with no hybrid choice. In this day and age, it seems odd to be coasting and braking and NOT harvesting energy otherwise lost. However, not...


The road show must go on! Motoring events are finally back

This year's British Motor Show opens next week, promising an extravaganza of motoring delights from stunt driving to performance cars.


Mate Rimac: the rising star of electric supercars

Mate Rimac cannot help but be distracted. Cars are flying around the corner behind me as they turn on to the hill climb at the racetrack in front of Goodwood House. The deafening roars and the rapt crowd are testament to the power and lure of the internal combustion engine. Rimac is not, on the face of it, unlike many of the young people watching this event, the Festival of Speed. Twenty years ago he had posters of the fastest machines on his...


1.7M Ford, Lincoln Vehicles Under NHTSA Investigation For Possible Brake Issues

The investigation comes after 50 complaints were received by the NHTSA.


Starr and the stars who drove classic Minis

The Mini has always appealed to the famous and fast-living. We reveal Ringo Starr’s recently restored Mini hatchback, then explore some wonderful archive photos.


Great people’s cars: the motors that got the world moving

Join us for a look at all the classless cars that helped put nations on wheels


Sergio Perez denies hindering Red Bull by wanting "different things" to Max Verstappen

Red Bull's car development throughout this season has helped Verstappen to gain a huge lead in the title race – but has made it more difficult for Perez to drive to the best of his ability


Rod Stewart's pothole-filling campaign pays off as council promises him new road

The singer, 77, (pictured) who had a hit with the song The First Cut Is The Deepest, got to work fixing the road in Essex himself earlier this year after claiming 'no-one can be bothered to do it'.


Van manufacturers have ‘mountain to climb’ on switch to electric

Van manufacturers have ‘mountain to climb’ on switch to electric - Just 5% of new vans sold in the UK last month were fully electric, green motoring consultancy New AutoMotive said.


Ripsaw F4 Is An Off-Road Supercar

The Ripsaw is a tank that handles like a supercar.


How long do electric cars take to charge?

The time an electric car takes to charge depends on several variables. We look at the maths The post How long do electric cars take to charge? appeared first on Motoring Electric.


40 US car makers you might not know


Dodge Viper With Hellcat Redeye Swap Sounds Evil At The Drag Strip

This could be the very first Viper to get a Hellcat Redeye engine swap.


FIA set to impose stricter roll hoop tests for 2023 F1 cars after Zhou Guanyu’s crash at Silverstone

FIA set to impose stricter roll hoop tests for 2023 F1 cars after Zhou Guanyu’s crash at Silverstone - Zhou’s crash at the British Grand Prix saw the roll hoop on his Alfa Romeo fail after contact with the track


Red Bull chief rules out losing Pierre Gasly to Alpine and issues hands-off warning

Alpine have more than a dozen alternative options lined up in case they cannot keep hold of preferred option Oscar Piastri for the 2023 season, given his preference to join McLaren


Vauxhall Astra review: Radical reboot transforms family hatchback

When the Vauxhall brand was bought in 2017 it was the best thing that could have happened to the UK’s oldest surviving car brand. Cynics thought it would be left to wither on the vine while PSA focused on Peugeot and Citroen. Again in 2021, many thought the worst when PSA merged with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), joining yet more brands including Fiat, Jeep and Alfa Romeo. The reality is that new ownership has led to a renaissance for...


20 of the greatest ever Ferraris


Christian Horner crows about "statement of intent" after poaching top Mercedes engineer

Red Bull have been aggressive in their recruitment of top engineering talent as they build their new powertrains department, and have made Lewis Hamilton's former race engineer their latest new hire


F1: Aston Martin boss champions team’s future with podium spots as standard

F1: Aston Martin boss champions team’s future with podium spots as standard - Investments in people and infrastructure behind bullish tone over direction team are headed


Lewis Hamilton turned down huge Top Gun: Maverick offer from Tom Cruise due to F1 calendar

Seven-time F1 world champion Sir Lewis Hamilton has sensationally revealed that film star Tom Cruise offered him a role as a fighter pilot in his blockbuster film Top Gun Maverick


Do you remember any of these obscure SUVs?

When was the last time you spotted an Alfa Romeo Matta on your commute?


Top cars from the 90s to buy now

Once upon a time, new cars were simple, fixable, easy to live with and fun - with just enough kit to be safe and comfy. That was the 1990s, but today they make smart buys


The Guardian view on the UK car industry: facing a green moment of truth

Over recent decades, Britain’s economy has become steadily more service-based. But as the opening ceremony of Birmingham’s Commonwealth Games powerfully illustrated, industry still occupies pride of place in the imagination of regions such as the West Midlands. At the Alexander stadium, Jaguars, Minis and Rovers of various vintages were showcased to the world – the past and present of a car manufacturing sector that provides well-paid, skilled...


For sale: your chance to buy a royal Rolls-Royce

A Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith II previously owned by Princess Margaret is up for auction. We take a look at the cars and bikes of the royal family.


Porsche 911 GT3 R ‘enters the track’ in 2023 for motorsport enthusiasts

Porsche 911 GT3 R ‘enters the track’ in 2023 for motorsport enthusiasts -


New Small Truck Topper Expands To A Self-Contained Camper

It's got everything you need, including heat, power, and even a toilet.


Petrol prices ‘on course to dip below 160p a litre’

Petrol prices ‘on course to dip below 160p a litre’ - Wholesale costs have fallen 30p from their June peak.


Fiat Panda history: 42 years… and now ZERO Euro NCAP stars

Last year, the Fiat Panda celebrated its 40th year in Britain. As the line-up continues to evolve, here’s a brief history of the Italian city car


Cupra Born review

The electric Cupra Born is a sportier take on the Volkswagen ID.3, with stylish looks, nimble handling and an infuriating infotainment system.


Ferrari will beat engine upgrade deadline in boost to Charles Leclerc's slim title hopes

Leclerc and Carlos Sainz desperately need a drama-free second half of the season, and more reliable power units would certainly go a long way in making that happen


Essential tips for driving aboard this summer

Easy-to-follow tips for driving abroad this summer, covering car insurance, safety, speed limits and which side of the road to drive on...


Jeremy Vine admits riding straight over zebra crossing while pedestrian is trying to cross

In the footage, Vine was riding on New Cavendish Street in London yesterday and as he came to a zebra crossing, he sped straight through.


The most underrated cars ever made

It’s time these great cars received the recognition they deserve


New Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Already Has A Hardcore Racing Version

The off-road race truck will make its debut at the Best in the Desert event this weekend.