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Supercharged 470bhp 2001 Porsche 911 Speedster 991.2

Porsche never made a 996 Speedster, let alone a supercharged one, but that’s exactly what Vinny Canakiah has created. Does this unusual Porsche have a clear identity, though? We explore the curious duality of this 911 on a British winter’s day...

2001 Honda Insight (ZE1)

The Honda Insight (ZE1) was powered by a 1.0-litre petrol three-cylinder with the firm’s VTEC variable camshaft profile technology, but that wasn’t even the Insight’s party piece. Instead of a conventional flywheel, it used a 2.5in thick 10kw electric motor

260bhp 2001 Mini Cooper S R52

With its bright orange bodywork and interior overflowing with speakers, this R52 Cab is one show-stopping soft-top.

2001 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.2 Sport E36/7

The E36/7 Z3 offers bargain summer motoring – we take a look at what BMW’s affordable roadster has to offer through one owner’s eyes.

2001 TVR Cerbera 4.5 Speed Eight AJP8 V8

Andy and Mandy Tanner have enjoyed this Cerbera for a long time, and it’s been quite a job keeping it running well, as Andy reports

2001 Honda Accord Coupe EX

Streetlife Home-built Honda Accord is the perfect tool for living the low life. Hard to believe that this static stanced and cambered heavy hitter was built kerbside without the use of a garage and was largely put together by the owner’s fair hands. It’s also his first serious build. Inspirational stuff indeed…

2001 Jaguar XKR-R X100 SVO 6-spd Manual

In 2001, Jaguar’s Special Vehicle Operations revealed a pair of XKR 4.0 prototypes to show the potential future direction for the company and the car. With 400bhp, a manual gearbox and stiffened suspension, the XKR-R was a very different animal to the production model. Two decades later, we give one of these special cars a rare outing at Lincolnshire’s Blyton Park

2001 BMW X5 4.6iS E53

The E53 X5 V8 has aged gracefully and is now available for under £3000. But just what does the ownership prospect have to offer? Rob Lye and his rare Carbon Edition shed some light.

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