Is the art of "restomod" becoming a genuine trend? It’s a big question, raised by the launch last week of three "new" cars, all with one thing in common: they bring genuine icons of the XXth century to the year 2017.

Test Drive

From track-tuned executive sedans and SUVs with a V8 grunt yet four-pot thirst, through to electric-hot hatchbacks and a Singaporean supercar, this year's Geneva motor show offered a fascinating mix of concepts.

Travel routes

Between Nice and Menton the mountains plunge sharply down to the sea. Running along these heights are three famous routes: the Grande Corniche, the Moyenne Corniche and the Basse Corniche. The first affords the most stunning views, climbing to 1,476ft/450m. The second offers beautiful vistas along the shore; while the third provides access to the coastal resorts.