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A stickler for tradition, Alistair Reid likes nothing more than to see old classic motors restored to their original glory. He told Philippa Gerrard about his most recent project.
If gleaming motors fresh off the factory floor are more your thing, then look away now.
Hot Hatches weren’t always about power.
Hundreds of pieces of rare automotive memorabilia are being sent under the hammer to help a north-east charity open its first cafe.
For a car that’s been so successful, the modern-day MINI seems to have nevertheless disgruntled quite a few people.
Classic and vintage cars descended upon Loch Ness last Saturday, June 9, with entries from as far afield as the Central Belt.
This much improved version of the fourth-generation Mercedes C-Class features a package of significant enhancements.
A thunderous rumble suddenly breaks the silence on Doug Matheson’s Portsoy farm, as he roars out of the garage on a 1954 Austin Champ.
Renault’s fourth generation Clio supermini gets a simplified range structure with value pricing and plenty of equipment.
Recharging your electrified car could get even easier – if BMW’s new wireless charger catches on.
If you thought the Taste of Grampian was all about food and drink, think again.
The Mercedes E-Class Estate has always been a very classy way to carry rather a lot. Now it’s better-looking, cleverer and more efficient than ever.
Cars of the Crossover-kind – family hatchbacks with a dose of SUV-style – are deservedly popular, but they tend to be sold by brands with very little 4x4 credibility.
If you were driving around the north of Scotland last week you might have seen a nice surprise in your rear view mirror.
Alford basked in sunshine yesterday as a collection of vintage vehicles rolled into the north-east community.
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.