"Damp earth and wet air and grey, grey sky. Snaking around in ribbons of concrete and asphalt, Rockingham Motor Speedway sits in a squelching, biting mass of British springtime. Stand for a second and the cold set to work, up "
"“Look!”, they shouted, as a thunderous roar rasped above the forest, cutting through the mist and skimming the treetops like a stone across water. A little girl desperately warning her father, “It’s going to crash, it’s going to "
"One of my best friends is called Audrey. Audrey is French and being French, it won’t surprise to you to learn that she lives in a place called Paris - a tourist resort famous for its massive spiky tower "
"The Vauxhall Viva is one of the earliest cars I can remember. I recall sitting snot-nosed in my neighbour’s HC Viva on the way to nursery. I was also slightly jealous because the saloon looked cooler than my dad’"
"When we got asked to make this film, it had a working title of ‘Dad Had One’ and was always going to be a nostalgic look back at the cars of our youth. Cortinas, Chevettes, Dolomites, Cavaliers, that sort of "
"We chat to Auto Finesse’s head honcho James Batty. Here’s the story so far: Danni Bagnall: Hey James – thanks for your time! For those that don’t know, what is Auto Finesse? James Batty: No worries at all. "
"Which vehicle holds the record for the most stage wins on the gruelling and frankly insane Dakar Rally? A highly-modified Porsche 959, perhaps? One of those two-wheel-drive lightweight buggies, inevitably sponsored by Gitanes (well, back in my day anyway) with a "
"From the Dacia Sandero to the LaFerrari, most cars have one thing in common: four wheels. But why? Sure, wheels are a fairly necessary feature of any car, but why four of them? Two-wheeled vehicles are common, obviously – so why "
"If you’re in the market for a small city EV but are put off by the somewhat ‘rubbish’ nature of them all, now there is another way. This is the Fiat 500 Electric and beneath that achingly cool retro bodywork "
"Before it became a maker of cool premium cars and SUVs with ‘Thor’s Hammer’ headlights, Swedish flag bonnet tags and crystal gear levers, Volvo produced a number of now-cult machines. The angular 240 is one, and alongside the 480 ES, it "
"The 1960s: mini-skirts, moon landings, music and a Missile Crisis... And beach buggies. A broad bevvy of buggies, each with balloon-bloated tyres seemingly capable of taking on a lunar landscape. Lamborghinis Miura and Countach, Lancia Stratos, Fiat Abarth 131 Rally, the "
"As long as cars have filled the highways and byways, drivers have been bombarded with advertisements selling the virtues of our four-wheeled friends. The 1920s, 1930s and 1940s pushed cars advertised by women in cloche hats and fur-lined coats. Post "
"There’s been a trend over the last decade of manufacturers jumping on the SUV and crossover band-wagon, with Lamborghini more recently succumbing to said market, but what’s so special about 4x4? Danni Bagnall investigates. The number one reason "