Audi TTS

Is four-wheel drive an advantage in a normal road car? And which model comes out on top?

Seat Ibiza 1.2 Reference

This is Luc Donckerwolke's first creation for Seat, and the 'architectural' curves of the body signal a new design direction

A taste of the good life

Emma Pook, 26, who has a food technology degree from Reading University and a WSET advanced certificate in wines and spirits, joined Majestic as a trainee manager four years ago. She is currently manager of the East Molesey branch in Surrey and is now looking to be promoted to a larger store.

Motorist with 76-year clean record smashes up two Porsches

Any number of thoughts could have struck William "Jack" Higgs, 93, as he hung upside down, suspended by his seat-belt, having overturned his Ford Fiesta in a crash involving two Porsches.

Keanu Reeves: I relish being an antihero

He has starred in a few turkeys, but it hasn't done his acting career (or wallet) any harm. Keanu Reeves talks to Lesley O'Toole about love, loss – and gun control

On The Road: Extra con

The options list has got longer, sillier and miles away from the original list price. Few things are left as standard nowadays, so how do you make up your mind what to add to the bare bones of your basic car?

Jeremy Warner's Outlook: Asian boom saves HSBC from US woes

Porsche is ill-advised to take on VW

Porsche roars in to create a motoring giant

A shake-up in the European automobile industry yesterday saw Porsche move to take a controlling stake in Volkswagen just hours after VW agreed to buy more than two thirds of the Swedish truck maker Scania.

That's rich: Meet the Porsche Cayenne

There's nothing wrong with bashing the nobs and their gas-guzzling cars. But then you get behind the wheel of a Porsche Cayenne...

Dom Joly: Forget Porsche envy, just give me a tank and I'll total City Hall

I'm in the south of France for a few days and spent yesterday lounging around in a café on the Corniche in Cannes watching the world go by. It's one of the great people-watching places of the world, with fabulously wealthy people in unbelievably expensive cars cruising past.

A kitchen designed for men, courtesy of Porsche

First it made fast cars. Then it turned its brilliant (mostly German) brains to everything from radios to sports equipment and sleek clothing. But with its latest innovation Porsche has completed the journey from wheels to meals: designing a kitchen with the modern man in mind.

Porsche revved up by Livingstone's 'unjust' increase

Its top-of-the-range 4x4 will set you back a cool £75,000, but the luxury car maker Porsche yesterday claimed that Ken Livingstone's new £25 congestion charge for gas-guzzling cars was one charge too far.

Going Porsche for a day

Richard Lofthouse joins the queue - and the largest ever gathering of the German icon - at Brands Hatch

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