Before the Cappuccino, Suzuki’s sporting ‘kei jidōsha’ was a cute Giugiaro-designed rear-engine coupé with obscure origins
Remembering the utilitarian masterpiece
What does the expanding remit of the pickup mean for its designers?
Taking apart conventional volumes and reassembling them in layered forms is becoming more common. Why?
An unlikely body style emerges as a strong upmarket player
The 245 set the template for enormous boxy Volvo estates. We evaluate this seminal effort
Is performance potential best displayed, or hidden?
The 164 successfully applied Alfa Romeo flair to a platform made for four different manufacturers
Who needs focus groups when you’ve had a great idea on your own? The VehiCROSS still has a unique character in a world of interchangeable SUVs, over 20 years later. Here’s why
Today’s cars often seem cluttered compared to the clean designs of the past. Is there virtue in simplicity, or does complexity have its place?
Ford's 'New Edge' design philosophy debuted on what turned out to be a vastly important car
We're always told not to copy... but is a certain amount acceptable, or even unavoidable?
A quirky but successful antidote to rounded dullness
They just don’t make ’em like they used to! Or do they?
An enduring symbol of simple, honest toughness
It seems to be an unwritten rule that cars must look the same on both sides... but why?
Subaru's weird wedge proved to be a divisive piece of aerodynamic design
Lexus solidifies its new, boldly Japanese identity with envelope-pushing Takumi craftsmanship
The 'Avant' estate is as much part of Audi's identity as quattro all-wheel-drive. The seminal C3 executive car offered both in one.
Premium is all the rage these days, but it depends on conviction and confidence
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