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Car auction sites have rekindled Meaden's desire for the attainable

I'm going to wean myself off the glamour and glitz and reconnect with stuff that's good for the soul
14 Apr 2020
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'Everything you always wanted to know about wipers (but were too sensible to ask)'

Car companies employ people whose entire job is wipers, and it's more complicated than you might assume
1 Apr 2020
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'Why roofless collectables tarnish the image of the cars that inspired them'

I cannot conceive of any moment where you wouldn't look like a complete pillock in any of them
17 Mar 2020
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'Jaguar has a swish new design studio, but could it make Jag’s designs less swish?'

The higgledy-piggledy old place turned out some of the best-looking cars in the world
21 Jan 2020
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'Want to become a motor racing legend? Lose the Terry Thomas ’tache'

Fernando Alonso was morphing into Dave Grohl by way of Laurence Llwelyn-Bowen
11 Dec 2019
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Renault Megane RS

'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 
28 Nov 2019
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'The sorry slide from quiet confidence to muddled mediocrity'

It's contagious. And when you catch it, it's game over. Suddenly you've no idea what's right and good any more
15 Oct 2019
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Aston Martin

'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
2 Oct 2019
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Opinion - Richard Meaden

The cornering shot used to be a source of education and inspiration, but its currency has been devalued in recent times, reckons Meaden
25 Sep 2018
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Opinion - Richard Porter

Supercars no longer put the fear of god into their owners. Porter advises remedial action
20 Sep 2018
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Opinion - Richard Meaden

Flying may be quicker, but you can’t beat the sense of adventure that comes with a big-miles road-trip, reckons Meaden
28 Aug 2018
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Richard Porter - Opinion

Porter’s thought of a new, low-cost way to get everyone driving more efficiently. The catch? It could be incredibly irritating…
21 Aug 2018
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Opinion - Richard Meaden

What was your most memorable drive? Dickie recounts some of his, and obviously, they're incredible...
14 Aug 2018
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Opinion - Richard Porter

Porter ruminates over that intangible quality that makes some cars so much more pleasing than those without: niceness
9 May 2018
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Opinion - Richard Porter

Treating cars as investments is nothing short of wrong-headed, reckons Porter
21 Mar 2018