Of all the great snow images we’ve seen over the last few days (thanks to the three-day snowstorm the Alps is currently enjoying), most of the best have involved cars.   What is it about a car covered in snow that’s so appealing?

I like to think that in our world dominated by technology and machines, it’s reassuring to see nature reassert control from time to time.

As long as the ski lifts still work…  😉

[See our follow up item with even more photos here]

All of the above images have been taken in the last few days.  Thanks to Inghams, Le Ski, Mountain Tracks, Esprit Ski, Skipass.com and the Loop Bar in Tignes for these shots.

And yes, you may have spotted it – for those of you who like cats more than cars:

By Iain Martin