Bugatti Chiron review
Chiron sets a new benchmark for performance, capability and technology. Crucially it now adds driving enjoyment and engagement to the mix
'Top speed may ultimately be pointless, but it’s still fun chasing that childhood rush'
Doing the best part of 230mph in a Skoda Octavia vRS was strangely undramatic
'The new Trophy-R deserves to be celebrated, however much it costs'
Why am I smitten? Because it's a car conceived and created by engineers and racers
Porsche 911 GT3 vs GT3 RS vs GT2 RS - track battle
Porsche’s GT3, GT3 RS and GT2 RS are the most hardcore of the 911 breed, but pitched head‑to‑head which will we crown champion?
'They may impress in some ways, but electric cars mostly leave Meaden cold'
Put simply, EVs don't live and breathe or require much in the way of effort or connection
Porsche 919 Hybrid review - driving one of Stuttgart's most successful racers
Porsche’s 919 Hybrid is one of the most successful endurance racers of modern times. But what’s it like to drive – properly? We get the once-in-a-life…
2019 Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake review
Extrovert, extravagant and extraordinary to drive, this might just be the world’s ultimate estate car
'Hypercars at Le Mans will look magnificent, but how genuine will the racing be?'
Far from being a gloves-off clash of the titans, the new Hypercar class will also be a battle of Balance of Performance
Miltek Volkswagen Up GTI review
VW’s Up GTI is already a favourite of ours. Can Milltek’s upgrades improve it further?
'A classic British (and Italian) job will always be Meaden’s kind of Mini adventure'
The Mini's handling and the sheer tenacity of its road-holding were revelatory
'Porsche 911s are now some kind of genetic throwback'
Sadly, the submissive new 911 now sits dutifully in the shadow of Porsche’s money-spinners
Formula e cars driven on track
Formula E has come a long way and so have the cars, we test the latest Audi Formula E car against its predecessor to gauge the progress made
'Old cars reconnect us to what we love about driving'
Stop the pace race! If you’re listening, manufacturers, less can actually be more
New Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante review
Removing the roof adds another dimension of enjoyment to the DBS without detracting dynamically. A truly fabulous machine
'The Aston Martin Valkyrie is a truly extraordinary project'
Concorde was the product of boundless ambition; Aston Martin's Valkyrie represents that same spirit too
'Think race circuits are scary? Try a test track...'
Once the barrier lifts you enter a different realm. One entirely different, often vaguely military
'Supercar launches used to be something special'
Supercar launches used to be something special, now they’re a monthly occurrence
The biggest thrills often come from the simplest of things
The most enjoyable and rewarding thing with four wheels and an internal combustion engine is a kart
The 488 Pista's not a patch on the ‘flawed’ F40'
The demands the F40 places on you to keep it on the boil would never be sanctioned today
'Reborn classics are a hark back to simpler times'
There's a powerful craving for cars that are compact, characterful and beautiful
The erosion of our ability to enjoy the open road isn’t new
It’s the prescience of his observations and the relevance almost half a century later that really resonates
Alpine’s leading a lightweight revival with the A110
What excites me most is that it could be the beginning of a new and thrilling family of sports cars
‘The joys of a group test are an increasingly rare treat in
The magazine road test is under threat at a time when it’s needed more than ever
'you don’t need 500 horses to put a smile on your face'
Power and speed are intoxicating, but you don’t need 500 horses to put a smile on your face