Visiting the Mercedes-Benz and Porsche museums

Stuttgart may not be your first choice for a city break, but it's home to collections from two of the world's finest car makers

by John Howell
11 September 2016
Anything goes
BMW i8

The BMW i8 proves attitudes towards electric have already changed

Creeping about silently under electric power is the new cool way to drive, apparently…

by Sam Sheehan
12 September 2016
New cars
Honda Africa Twin: Is this the Honda NSX of motorbikes?

Honda Africa Twin: Is this the Honda NSX of motorbikes?

Matt turns his hand to reviewing Britain's best-selling motorcycle, because, in this day and age - why not?

by Matt Prior
9 September 2016
New cars
How the Hyundai i30 targets VW's 'classless' Golf

Comment: How the Hyundai i30 targets VW's 'classless' Golf

A cheeky nod to Volkswagen's famous slogan has us wondering about the two brands' respective futures, and market positions

by Mark Tisshaw
7 September 2016
New cars
Jenson Button
Jenson Button walks to his McLaren ahead of the Italian GP

Button: why he's earned the right to stop on his own terms

Jenson Button has signed a two-year deal with McLaren that'll see him step down from a race drive next year, but he could return in 2018

by Simon Strang
5 September 2016
Motorsport
Mercedes 190E

Used Mercedes | Life with a 190E - part 1

I've dropped an executive class and a couple of cylinders, but this 190E is a no less barge-like follow-up to the X300 XJ6 and E34 5 Series

by Rory White
2 September 2016
Anything goes
CarFest

Is CarFest a motor show too far?

I've heard both sides of the argument when it comes to CarFest but I'm convinced it's ultimately a good idea and a great day out

by Rory White
2 September 2016
Motor shows
Mazda RX-8 Nemesis
Mazda RX-8 Nemesis

Why we should all buy special edition classics

From a Mazda RX-8 Nemesis to a Toyota Celica Red Edition, a special edition's extra kit can make it a worthwhile used buy

by James Ruppert
5 September 2016
Used car buying guides
Mercedes EV SUV as imagined by Autocar
Mercedes EV SUV as imagined by Autocar

Opinion: Mercedes' EV brand will have an easier launch than BMW's i division

Mercedes' electric sub-brand EQ will launch into a far more established market than BMW did when it launched i

by Rachel Burgess
5 September 2016
Industry
McLaren 675 LT drifting

The downside to buying a limited-production supercar

How would you feel about buying one of 500 exclusive McLaren LTs, then find out over 1000 have reached production?

by Matt Prior
2 September 2016
Industry

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