BTCC Ingram 2016

How BTCC competitors choose their race numbers

A driver’s race number is often part of his identity, and there are some interesting stories behind the digits used by BTCC aces

by Matt James
23 May 2016
Toyota Hilux on sand dunes

What’s it like to drive on a sand dune?

We sampled the new Toyota Hilux in Namibia and learned a few things about desert driving along the way; turns out it's not as easy as it looks…

by Mark Tisshaw
22 May 2016
Anything goes
2019 Land Rover Defender Autocar rendering

What the new Land Rover Defender must beat

We think the new Toyota Hilux is the benchmark of its class, making it the next-gen Defender's arch rival. Does the future model stand a chance?

by Mark Tisshaw
20 May 2016
New cars
Honda Civic Type R

Why not let a spirit of openness prevail in racing?

BTCC team shows the right spirit in sharing its expertise, could other race teams follow suit?

by Autocar
17 May 2016
2016 Spanish GP

Mercedes is right to let Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg fight

Max Verstappen became Formula 1's youngest race winner after the battling Mercedes drivers controversial clashed on the opening lap

by Simon Strang
16 May 2016
Vauxhall Chevette HS

Vauxhall Chevette HS: why I fell for the alternative to the Ford Escort RS

With values of the Ford Escort RS and other 1970s road-going rally cars hitting stratospheric levels, I'm smitten by a more affordable alternative

by Alan Taylor-Jones
15 May 2016
Tester’s notes
Patrick Dempsey on cars, fame and Le Mans

Patrick Dempsey on cars, fame and Le Mans

What have you and I got in common with world famous actor Patrick Dempsey? The answer is a passion for cars

by Sam Sheehan
14 May 2016
Autonomous car

Could there ever be zero road deaths if we cede control to machines?

The business of driving is on the cusp of a step change enabled by communications technology, and we shouldn't fear its arrival

by Matt Prior
13 May 2016
Tesla Model X

Can Tesla really build 500,000 cars a year?

All-electric car maker says it can cope with rocketing demand, but doubts are cast over how suppliers will prop up parts supply

by Julian Rendell
9 May 2016
Eau Rouge

Marino Franchitti on how to attack Eau Rouge in a Ford Focus RS

The factory Ford WEC driver and 12 Hours of Sebring winner offered us some tips on how to tackle one of the world’s most daunting corners

by Sam Sheehan
9 May 2016


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