"It’s often the ones you least expect. Isn’t it? Pass Tim Harvey as he walks through a paddock, you'll see he'll probably be smiling from ear to ear, chatting amiably to Nomax-clad sponsor-heavy racing drivers, or leathery-palmed mechanics, "
"A quick look at the UK’s most familiar used car website at the time of writing shows you that the most common year of manufacture of an M3 currently for sale is 2008 – so an early E90/92/93 model. These range "
"An M3 for the 1970s: focus on the legendary BMW 2002 Turbo When BMW moved away from naturally-aspirated power for the 2014 M3, slotting in a 3-litre twin-turbo powerplant, it left furrowed brows among traditionalists. But it was far from the first "
"My first memory of an M3 was when my mate’s mum rolled-up in an E36 convertible. It must have been close to brand new at the time and I remember stopping to gawp - at the car. Top down, "
"The first Ford Capri wasn’t a Capri. Not as you know it. The first Ford Capri was actually a a sleek, two door streamliner version of the odd looking Consul. it was, as Billy Bragg suggested to us a "
"I guess my interest in Ford Capri started in 1972 when I was 9 years old. I was given a copy of The Observer Book of Automobiles as a present by my parents. I found it fascinating. I loved all different sorts "
"If you’re of a certain age you’ll remember Martin Shaw for his fully permed, street smart, ex-cop incarnation - Ray Doyle - of Criminal Intelligence 5 fame. Like me, you probably sat up with your Dad and watched the "
"Any Ford Capri owner will love the car that they live with. But we asked our resident Fordists to name the Capris they would love to own... Mk 1 1600: White, with black vinyl roof for us. The performance of the original "
"Lotus cars have always been a passion of mine since the first time I saw my dad’s S1 Elan when I was just 5 years old, and of course like many men my age the passion reignited whilst watching The "
"It doesn’t even matter how long they take to get from 0-60mph. Or what their top speed is. Or how many cylinders the engine has. Or even where it is for that matter. Because certain vehicles, like the "
"Young people today would be forgiven for assuming Lotus is all about lightweight, mid-engined wedge-shaped sports cars. After all, when the current line-up consists of the Evora, Elise, and Exige, how could you possibly see Lotus going about work any "
"In 1972 F1 gained a new World Champion, one that was younger than any had been before. Emerson Fittipaldi, the wonder kid from Brazil, had won the most prestigious title in motorsport before he’d even reached his 26th birthday. Fittipaldi "
"My first ever car was a 1985 Toyota Corolla hatchback. It came in a kind of cola brown. Of course we called it the Coca Corolla. My grandfather had cut me a deal when I was a kid. I had to "