Like the AMG Black Series, Mazda's Black Edition MX-5 and Mazda2 do not actually come in the colour black.
Japanese and Korean makes are the best bet for used car buyers who value reliability, according to new figures.
This is the new Vauxhall Astra estate and it's much, much better than the car it replaced late last year but then so is virtually all of the opposition, so how does it stack up next to the best of its rivals?
Ford has grafted some extra metal on to the back of its excellent new Focus, but how has that affected the car's abilities?
What do you do when you've spent the recession bringing out a slew of new models while every other manufacturer has been reining in costs and tightening their belts? Why, bring out yet another new model, of course.
Mercedes-Benz has always been a byword for quality and reliability, but with budget cars better built than ever before the luxury German brands are having to work harder than ever to maintain their lead.
Dundee battery manufacturer Axeon has made the power system for the world's first electric Rolls-Royce. As the prototype car embarks on a tour of well-heeled customers around the world, The Courier's Jack McKeown was one of the first journalists to drive the only electric Roller in existence.
Volkswagen's Passat Estate is the essence of a dependable car that does almost everything well. It lacks the pizzaz of its smaller sibling the Golf, but still has the VW badge that signifies quality for so many buyers.
The Subaru Outback essentially a Legacy with increased ground clearance is just the kind of car people in these parts need.
In 1983, Edinburgh-born Richard Noble brought the land speed record back to Britain. In 1997, ThrustSSC became the first car to break the sound barrier. A week ago, the entrepreneur was the worthy recipient of the prestigious Jim Clark Award. Here he tells Jack McKeown about his latest project to build the world's first 1000mph car.