Gavin Braithwaite-Smith

Writer with a penchant for #FrenchTat. Also doing a passable impression of Cousin Eddie in an Italian-German beige motorhome.

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International Museum Day: the 20 best motoring museums in the world

It's International Museum Day 2016 – we list some of the best car museums around the world

Ford Capri 280 ‘Brooklands’: Retro Road Test

A Ford Capri 280 has sold at auction for an eye-watering £54,000. We drive one to see if it’s worth the money

History of the New York International Auto Show: in pictures

On the eve of the 2019 New York International Auto Show, we take a look at the history of America’s oldest car show

Citroen C4 Cactus Feel BlueHDi 100 (2016) road test review

It's been on sale a while, but still manages to turn heads. We give the Citroen C4 Cactus the Two-Minute Road Test treatment

Top 25 cheap classic cars to invest in

The classic cars we think will prove to be very sound investments

The Wraith is on: it’s Rolls-Royce versus the train

Can a Rolls-Royce Wraith get to Edinburgh quicker than the Caledonian Sleeper? We're about to find out.

Sold your car? You no longer have to send off the V5

DVLA's move to streamline services continues

Volvo S60 Cross Country review: 2015 first drive

2015 Volvo S60 Cross Country: Overview If there’s one thing guaranteed with the new Volvo S60 Cross Country, it’s exclusivity. Volvo reckons it’ll shift a mere 100 units over the coming year, so potential owners will be...

Inverness to Dartmoor in a Skoda Superb

We tackle the 640-mile trip from Inverness to Dartmoor in an all-new Skoda Superb 2.0 TSI

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How Lexus defeated ‘the best car in the world’

In 1989, Lexus unveiled the LS 400, a luxury car aimed squarely at the Mercedes S-Class. Thirty years on, we celebrate the brilliance of Circle F.

Can you drive an MOT fail car if the previous test hasn’t expired?

You can drive a car after it fails the MOT test , but only in certain circumstances. We explain the current DVSA rules.

London ULEZ charge: How to check if you need to pay

The Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) is designed to improve air quality by charging certain vehicles to enter London. We explain the rules.

DVLA warns of onging delays for motorists

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has warned motorists to expect ‘significant delays‘ in the processing of driver and vehicle documents.

You can now order a NEW ‘Mini’ Moke in the UK

The new Moke will cost around £24,000 and is powered by a 67hp 1.0-litre engine. Still want that Ford Fiesta or compact crossover?