Istanbul – a show on the way up, or a flash in the pan?

Istanbul is looking to grow its motor show into a full-blown international event in the coming years . We take a look at where it's starting from

by Tom Webster
22 May 2015
Motor shows
World Rallycross Championship heads to Lydden Hill this weekend

I’m revved up for rallycross action at Lydden Hill

Why this weekend's visit of the World Rallycross Championship to Lydden Hill will be giving me flashbacks to 1989

by Matt Burt
19 May 2015

Top coupés for a super commute

The daily drive to work needn’t be a dreary slog. Here are some classy, comfy two-doors to consider

by James Ruppert
18 May 2015
Anything goes
Aston Martin V8 Vantage N430 was a snug fit on the Eurotunnel

N24 weekend - autobahns and a lap of the Nordschleife

Digital reviews editor Aaron Smith drives from Autocar Towers to the Nürburgring for the gruelling 24-hour endurance race

17 May 2015
The bosses of Toyota and Mazda signed the new agreement yesterday

The Toyota-Mazda tie-in is good news for car buyers

Two of the biggest Japanese manufacturers have linked up to share their advanced tech, meaning buyers will soon reap the benefits

by Darren Moss
14 May 2015

Why a £270,000 Aston Martin barn find makes financial sense

Are the prices commanded by dilapidated 'barn find' classics entirely unrealistic, or is there method in the madness?

by Lewis Kingston
14 May 2015
Red Bull's string of successes seems to have come to an end in 2015

Why Red Bull is giving me whinges

As Red Bull threatens to quit F1 yet again, it's becoming clear that maybe the sport would be better off without it

by Matt Burt
12 May 2015
F1 2015
The intensity of racing is as high as ever

Why the British Touring Car Championship is a great day out

A trip to Thruxton reminds me that the BTCC has all the ingredients for a great day out

by Jim Holder
11 May 2015
Rover 75 Tourer offers big room for small money

More useful wagons for bargain money

The theme of ‘big space for little money’ is back, here are some of my best bargain-buy estates

by James Ruppert
11 May 2015
New cars
We know from experience that Jaguar can do both extreme, and well-rounded

Jaguar's hot XE - success is there for the taking

As Jaguar prepares a hardcore XE, we're reminded that the British firm has pedigree in producing true driver's cars at both ends of the scale

by Jim Holder
10 May 2015
New cars


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    The industry's biggest power makes a plug-in hybrid for the masses
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    The 4C improves, and the Spider is a good conversion, but it remains dynamically troubled and absurdly expensive
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    More traction and nothing separating Jag's monstrous V8 mouthpiece from your ears. It's the shoutiest, priciest F-Type on sale, but is it the best?
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    The C63 may have lost its big V8, but its replacement makes it difficult to mourn