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Biggest disgrace to a name – Alfa Romeo Arna

Biggest disgrace to a name – Alfa Romeo Arna

Giulia, Spider, Alfasud – Arna? Alfa’s affair with Nissan – it stands for Alfa Romeo Nissan Autoveicoli – could have resulted in ...

Most evil car – Ford Pinto

Most evil car – Ford Pinto

Not a bad car, except for its tendency to explode when hit from behind. Ford worked out that fixing the fragile fuel tank would cost it a ...

Vainest of all – Zimmer Golden Spirit

Vainest of all – Zimmer Golden Spirit

The apotheosis of neo-classical car design. In others words, a lash-up of ‘modern’ parts clothed in what Americans thought was a stylish ...

Badge engineering’s worst hour – Cimarron, by Cadillac

Badge engineering’s worst hour – Cimarron, by Cadillac

In 1982, GM’s inability to make small saloons rivalled even BL, and in the face of the threat from Germany it reacted by glueing the Cadillac ...

Most nonsensical niche – BMW 5-series Gran Turismo

Most nonsensical niche – BMW 5-series Gran Turismo

The 5 GT held off a strong challenge from the X6, but for awkward high-roofed glasshouse styling, daft half-opening letterbox boot and no obvious ...

The nadir of British car making – Morris Ital

The nadir of British car making – Morris Ital

May 4, 2016 | Auto Car Sport, Cars | 0 Comment

The utter destitution of British Leyland’s ‘product strategy’ was most apparent with this ‘modified’ Marina, brought in as a stop-gap ...

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Midsized: Ford Fusion Hybrid

Midsized: Ford Fusion Hybrid

April 28, 2016 | Car Sport | 0 Comment

This sedan is a delight to drive, with a supple ride and handling rivaling that of a European sports sedan. All trim levels and powertrains feel ...

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What’s the World’s Best Selling Convertible?

What’s the World’s Best Selling Convertible?

Your hunch is right! With sales reaching almost 750,000 from 1989 up to 2005. Mazda MX-5 is confirmed as the title holder of best selling ...

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