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Lexus on screen: the art of the Takumi

Lexus documentary

A new documentary explores the exceptional dedication required to become a Takumi – highly skilled craftsmen and women who also play a key role in delivering the quality present in every Lexus vehicle. The film, available on Amazon Prime Video, Amazon Instant, Google Play and iTunes from March 19, also …

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Extreme weather testing for Aston Martin DBX

Aston Martin DBX

Aston Martin’s first SUV, the DBX, has been continuing its intensive development programme at Pirelli’s official test facility, close to the Arctic Circle in Sweden. The Sottozero Centre at the Flurheden Proving Ground provides a range of extreme environments, from snowy roads to ice handling courses, allowing Aston Martin’s vehicle …

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Dog-owning drivers putting lives at risk

Ford Focus estate - dog in car

Worrying new research suggests that one in three dog-owning drivers do not safely restrain their four-legged friends. For many people, dogs are a part of the family. But whereas most people wouldn’t dream of allowing their children to travel unrestrained, the same is not true for their pets. A survey …

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Top tips for keeping your car safe from thieves

Vehicle crime and car theft

As new research by the AA reveals that a surprising one in 10 drivers think that modern vehicles are theft-proof, we have essential advice for keeping your car safe. According to police figures for 2017, there were 280,313 recorded offences of theft from vehicles (13% more than 2016) and 103,644 …

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How to avoid a Christmas shopping parking ticket

Car park, parking

Parking restrictions can often be hard to gauge, especially if you’re in a rush over the hectic Christmas shopping period. Some six million drivers were given a parking ticket during the whole of 2017 – many during the festive season. Preventing getting a parking ticket can be simple, so the …

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Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk takes on the classics

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk vs Audi Quattro and TVR Griffith

Jeep has celebrated the launch of its fastest ever SUV, the V8-engined Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, with a Top Trumps inspired drag race. The limited edition Jeep clocked 0-62mph in 3.7 seconds and 11.48 seconds for the quarter-mile straight against two iconic poster cars – the original Audi Quattro and TVR …

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Watch the new Vauxhall Corsa GSi – on the limit

Vauxhall Corsa GSi

Find out what happened when top precision driver Paul Swift was given the keys to Vauxhall’s new Corsa GSi and access to a closed test track… Naturally, Paul pushed the 148bhp pocket rocket – with VXR sports suspension and grippy Michelin rubber – to the limit.

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Ford Mustang Bullitt vs Isle of Man TT course

Ford Mustang Bullitt take on the world's most iconic motorcycle road circuit - on four wheels.

Watch the new Ford Mustang Bullitt take on the world’s most iconic motorcycle road circuit – on four wheels. Journalist Steve Sutcliffe got behind the wheel of the mighty 452bhp Bullitt on the island where many roads are not restricted by speed limits. “Imagine German autobahns, then add hills and …

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Aston Martin’s new DBX SUV breaks cover in Wales

Aston Martin DBX Prototype

A camouflaged prototype of Aston Martin’s much-anticipated new SUV, the DBX, has tackled a stage of the gruelling Welsh Rally as part of its testing programme. The location is a nod to Aston Martin’s new St Athan production facility in the Vale of Glamorgan. This first prototype drive in Wales …

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