Cars in literature
Whisky might have been involved, the fire burned low and the dog had gone to his bed. It was at this witching time that my brother posed the question: what are the best cars in literature...?
Before Aston ruled the world
The first prototype Aston Martin racer to win on the world stage is to be auctioned by Bonhams this weekend. Andrew Frankel tries it for size
An operatic tragedy
The tram terminus on Milan's Piazza Castello lies opposite the leafy entrance to the Castello Sforzesco and its Filarete Tower. It was there, in 1910, that legend places Romano Cattaneo...
The Welshman who saved Ford
Sir Jackie Stewart reckons that, of all the world’s roads, a 65-mile loop in Scotland is the best place to evaluate cars. ‘It condenses so many varied conditions and surfaces into a short distance...'
Anatomy of a car designer
On one of my early visits to China, I was asked what inspired me as a car designer. And I replied rather earnestly that the collaboration of Shang Xia that brought together traditional Chinese...