Sergio Marchionne, who died suddenly in July, transformed Fiat in his 14 years in charge. A phenomenally efective industrialist, he lived life to the full. By Georg Kacher

The Sergio Marchionne I Knew

Sergio Marchionne, who died suddenly in July, transformed Fiat in his 14 years in charge. A phenomenally efective industrialist, he lived life to the full. By Georg Kacher

THE POSTURE SLIGHTLY ducked, the stout body always teetering on the edge of haste, the wiry hair tamed now and then by a five-finger comb, both hands rolled to fists in the trouser pockets, the hamster cheeks bobbing with the about-to-erupt verbal avalanche of arguments and objections. Like this: ‘Why do I

Porsche’s 70th Birthday Speedster, the 991’s Fast Finale

The current-generation Porsche 911 is set to bow out with this retro-licious Speedster concept

PORSCHE IS JUST WEEKS away from unveiling the next-generation 911, codenamed 992 – but before that hits the showrooms you can expect one final flourish from the current 991-gen car. It will be closely based on this Speedster concept, unveiled at Porsche’s 70th anniversary bash at Zuffenhausen and then shown at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Touring Car Crazy Gang Returns to Brands Hatch

Europe's fastest touring car series, DTM, is back at Brands. Catch BMW versus Audi versus Merc for the last time on UK soil

FOR THE FIRST  time ever, DTM cars from Mercedes, Audi and BMW will tear around Brands Hatch’s full GP circuit this summer. But it will also be the last time, as

More SUVs, a new sports car, more electrification… no more saloons? How Jaguar plans to reinvent itself. By Georg Kacher

JAGUAR UNDER TATA ownership has had many moments of brilliance – but it needs to make some bold changes in order to move up to the next level. The problem is that it’s a company with a strong herit- age of big, powerful saloons, but that’s not where the market is heading.
The F-Pace has shown that the world is ready for the Jaguar badge on an SUV grille, and Jaguar’s battery-powered future has got off to a great start with the

From rallying to running VW's electric Pikes Peak victory SvenSmeets has had a wild ride through the world of performance cars. What's been there throughout? Hot hatches, of course

‘It’s amazing that GTI still means so much’
From rallying to running VW's electric Pikes Peak victory SvenSmeets has had a wild ride through the world of performance cars. What's been there throughout? Hot hatches, of course

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