Features

Revisit some of the best motoring features envisaged as being the future.

A brief history of the Porsche Boxster

Launched in 1996, the Porsche Boxster introduced new generations to affordable driving thrills. We tell its story – from original concept to new 718 Spyder

Hot Seat: a history of Cupra hot hatches

After years of Seat hot hatches, Cupra has become a standalone car marque, with a focus on sporty performance and style. We tell its story so far.

Terrific tin-tops: the retro cars that made the BTCC a global success

With the 2020 British Touring Car Championship finally underway, we take a look at some of the classics that have graced the grid

Citroen 2CV: the story of the ‘tin snail’

On the 30th anniversary of the end of Citroen 2CV production, we take a look at the long and varied history of the Deux Chevaux.

Coolest cars of all time: the people’s vote

We count down the 25 coolest cars ever, as determined by a public poll. Those chosen include the AC Cobra, Porsche 911 and Nissan Skyline GT-R.

The coolest car dashboards

From the Lancia Trevi to the Citroen C6, these are some of the world’s coolest car dashboards

The world’s first plug-in hybrid car – and why it failed

Richard Bremner looks back at the General Motors disaster that was the Chevrolet Volt

Barn finds at the NEC Classic Car and Restoration Show

As the Classic Car and Restoration Show kicks off, we search the show for our favourite barn finds

Luck of the Irish – Ireland’s hidden automotive history

We celebrate St Patrick's Day by telling the story of cars built in Ireland – from the Delorean DMC-12 to the Ford Sierra