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It’s very difficult to over-state the importance of the Focus family hatch to Ford’s European business.
A lifetime of restoring broken down old vehicles has left Derek Reid with more motors than he knows what to do with
Not many people get to do what they love for a job, but for Derek Reid the daily grind is nothing short of a hobby.
Back in 2010, the original version of Audi’s A5 Sportback was the first hatchback in the compact executive segment, the area of the market dominated by models like Audi’s A4, BMW’s 3 Series and the Mercedes C-Class.
This fifth generation version of SEAT’s Ibiza supermini offers small car buyers a smarter set of more eco-conscious hi-tech talents.
The second generation version of Audi’s Q5 premium compact SUV might not appear to be much different from its predecessor but take it from us: almost everything that could have been improved on this car has been.
Hundreds of cars and visitors took take part in Turriff’s vintage car rally.
It’s not every day that sports car owners in Scotland get to drive with their roofs down, but the stars aligned recently for them at the fabulous Moray Miglia rally.
Like many other boys of 17, Jack Meredith was obsessed with cars, the more unusual the better.
Not content with delivering just two special-edition Sport Black models this year, Mazda has brought the trim level to its range-topper – the MX-5 RF.
As the DS brand points out, beyond the motor industry, three of the world’s top five luxury brands are French.
The motor industry has always been predominately male, from chief executives of car brands, to mechanics in MoT stations. It’s just the way of the world.
Competition packs for BMW M cars are no new thing – with the M3 and M4 offered with the performance upgrade – but the latest is unlike any other.
As the clouds cleared bright and early on Sunday morning, Aberdeen beach esplanade was a hub of activity as classic cars from around the north-east gathered to take part in National Drive it Day.
Small SUV-style “Juke-genre” Crossover models are all the rage at present. Every mainstream brand, it seems, must have one.
The Honda Jazz has always offered something rather different to supermini buyers.
He might not be mechanically gifted, but Brian Watt certainly knows his way around an Alfa Romeo, albeit with a sponge and bucket of soapy water rather than the latest specialised tools.
As soon as we stepped out of the car we could hear the distinctive whistle and sound of steam-driven vehicles, while the aroma of coal-fired engines brought memories flooding back.
Audi has revealed the estate version of its A6 saloon, which gets a sporty, sloping roofline and plenty of cabin space.
Mini has revealed an electrified version of its original classic model as the brand emphasises its move towards battery-powered vehicles in the future.
Lotus has revealed the latest in a long line of special-edition models. Named the Exige Cup 430 Type 25, it’s an ultra-limited edition model of the Exige Cup 430 and pays homage to the company’s legendary Type 25 Formula 1 car.
Hyundai’s i30 N is Korea’s very first really credible performance hot hatch.
Ford has pulled the covers off the new Focus – the fourth generation of one of the most popular family cars on sale today.
The second generation version of Vauxhall’s Insignia gains Grand Sport badging in five-door hatch form, along with smarter looks, a classier cabin, hi-tech features and an efficient engine range.
With its pop-up headlights and iconic 1980s design, you don’t often see a classic Toyota Sprinter Trueno touring the streets of Inverness.
Maserati has revealed a new halo model of its Levante SUV. Named the Trofeo – Italian for trophy – it packs in a 3.9-litre Ferrari V8 producing a staggering 582bhp and 538lb/ft of torque.
Sometimes it’s best to blend in with the crowd. There’s not much call for high heels and top hats at Knockhill’s Touring Car race in August, for example. And equally, you won’t want to wear jeans and a T-shirt to Ladies Day at the Scottish Grand National Festival later this month at Ayr.
Like most mainstream brands, Citroen knows it has to address the growing market for small SUV crossovers characterised by models like the Nissan Juke and the Renault Captur.
The name Robert Davidson might not mean much, but back in the 1830s the Aberdonian inventor proved himself to be somewhat ahead of his time.
The SsangYong Korando has always been an affordable option for those looking for a compact SUV or crossover, but it’s always lagged a little behind obvious rivals in terms of technology.
Nissan Juke update: Keeps the design extreme but adds extra equipment and more personalisation options
By most accepted rules of vehicle marketing, this shouldn’t happen. For a car with as divisive a look as the Nissan Juke to rack up such huge sales would suggest that those who love it really love it.
The German manufacturer’s flagship Touareg sport utility vehicle is now in its third generation and benefits from a range of new technologies and safety systems.
The Volkswagen Polo. You know why you’d buy one: quality, class, high residuals: things like that. Qualities that are worthy but a little dull.