An old classic reborn: The 911 Porsche Targa 4S reviewed

This reincarnation of Porsche’s soft top model goes to town on its vintage vibe.

26 Jun 2020

The NIU NQi GTS Sport: an electric scooter built for the Covid era

Commute in perfect isolation for little more than an annual London travel pass.

17 Jun 2020

The ultimate getaway car: the new Land Rover Defender reviewed

If you’re the type of person who likes to be prepared for anything, Land Rover’s new Defender is probably the car you’ll want to have sitting outside.

8 Jun 2020

Winston Churchill’s watches: how the prime minister kept time

Churchill was seldom seen without his Breguet pocket watch.

28 May 2020

She’s electric: why the new Kia Soul might persuade us all to go EV

The quirky Soul EV has an impressive battery life and style to boot.

15 May 2020

The joy of an English watch

It is in England, not Switzerland, where horological innovation has most frequently happened.

10 May 2020

The best motorbikes for an urban commute and an off-road adventure

Picking a machine that suits both city roads and dirt tracks has never been simpler.

11 Mar 2020

Why you should invest in an integrated bracelet watch

Discover the design that has been the cause of a six-year waiting list.

18 Feb 2020

A guide to James Bond’s watches

Ian Fleming loved to pepper his novels with brand names and nowhere was this more true than 007’s watch

9 Dec 2019

Timely Art

Some horophiles believe the art of the watch lies only in the mechanical heart that makes it tick. But for…

13 Jun 2018

The best of Baselworld

The industry is climbing out of a downturn thanks to innovative new models that went on show in Switzerland

25 Apr 2018

How luxury watches smartened up their act

The latest generation combine smartphone technology with time-honoured craftsmanship

25 Apr 2018
Paul Newman and his Rolex Cosmograph Daytona. PHILLIPS; KEYSTONE FRANCE VIA GETTY; GETTY

Paul Newman’s $17.8m Rolex is transforming the watch market

As prices head for the stratosphere, timepiece collectors are turning to other quality names

29 Nov 2017

How to buy pre-owned watches

The timepiece market is booming… here’s how to find a bargain that will hold its value

5 Dec 2015
Big Ben, 1959

Ding Dong!

In the 21st-century world of hand-held infotainment devices which pack more computing power than the space rockets of yore, the…

30 Nov 2014

Maker’s marques

Back in the pre-war era, cars were invariably bought in the form of a naked chassis for which a specialist…

30 Mar 2014

Clockwork culture

The watch world’s enthusiasm for selling products by linking them with dangerous sports is well known — diving, driving, flying,…

30 Nov 2013
A very valuable wrist: Steve McQueen on the set of Le Mans wearing the Heuer Monaco

Track Times

It was a watchmaker called George Schaeren who first observed the intimacy between cars and watches. Way back in 1918,…

1 Dec 2012