The Ford GT was one of the stars of today's Detroit motor show

How Ford fast-tracked the new GT and stole the Detroit show

With its new V6-powered GT supercar Ford isn't just celebrating past glories, but looking forward to an exciting future too

by Jim Holder
12 January 2015
Detroit motor show
There will be a quiz on this later, Mercedes boss Dieter Zetsche told journalists

Navigating the minefield of Mercedes' new car naming system

Do you know your GLE Coupés from your GLCs? And your SLCs from your CLAs? Mercedes' new car naming system has many confused

by Andrew Frankel
12 January 2015
Detroit motor show
The Detroit motor show officially opens its door to the press today

Manufacturers keep surprises up their sleeves for the Detroit motor show

It's normal for publicity-hungry manufacturers to fully reveal their star cars ahead of motor shows, but today's Detroit show is different

by Mark Tisshaw
12 January 2015
Detroit motor show
The Jaguar F-Pace is due to launch in 2016

Why Jaguar F-Pace is a fitting name for the firm's new SUV

With its name now sorted, Jaguar's C-X17-based F-Pace SUV is edging closer to the showroom

by Jim Holder
9 January 2015
Detroit motor show
The tech secrets of the Toyota Mirai are now available for free for five years

The future car industry can’t afford a VHS versus Betamax face-off

Toyota's offer to make 5600 fuel cell patents available to all for five years is a landmark for the car industry

by Hilton Holloway
7 January 2015
Green cars
As a former Atom owner, these car testing pictures really resonate me
As a former Atom owner, these car testing pictures really resonate with me

Ariel keeps on ploughing its own furrow with the all-new Nomad

You might not be able to see yourself owning the Ariel Nomad, but it's a car that offers an entirely new way of driving made by the only company in Europe who could pull it off

by Steve Cropley
6 January 2015
New cars
Honda's Insight has found its niche as a reliable London mini cab

Diesel power is on a downward slope

After more than one and a half decades of increasing domination, diesel is now a fuel on the back foot

by Hilton Holloway
5 January 2015
Green cars
Alfa Romeo 159
Alfa Romeo 159

Used Alfas, anyone? Here are my favourite secondhand hard-tops

Buying a used Alfa Romeo can be a risky business, but pick the right model and, for a low price, you're guaranteed fun

by James Ruppert
5 January 2015
Used car buying guides
My highlights of the year
This is me throwing doughnuts on volcanic sand in the Faroes, in the Land Rover Discovery Sport, a crucial 2014 newcomer

Steve Cropley – my motoring highlights of 2014

It's been another standout year for cars. Here's what caught my eye most over the past 12 months

by Steve Cropley
31 December 2014
Motoring
Christmas shopping for cars is a favourite passtime over the holidays

The best used cars to get over Christmas

Christmas may be over, but there's still time to bag yourself a festive bargain banger

by James Ruppert
28 December 2014
New cars

Pages

Find an Autocar car review

Driven this week

  • First Drive
    4 March 2015
    CLA looks, bonkers 45 AMG performance, but with added estate practicality. An enticing mix, but is this Shooting Brake worth the extra?
  • First Drive
    4 March 2015
    Savagely rapid, four-wheel-drive diesel version of BMW's four-door coupé could be brilliant, or it could be a niche too far. We drive the 435d xDrive Gran Coupé to find out.
  • First Drive
    4 March 2015
    This is our first opportunity for a UK drive in a manual version of the new Discovery Sport. Does swapping cogs yourself make more sense?
  • First Drive
    3 March 2015
    Sharper handling, more refined and better-looking. Still a bit rough around the edges, mind, but now good enough to be a class contender
  • Car review
    27 February 2015
    The second pure Mercedes-AMG model is a triumph of engineering and design, and should have rivals from Porsche and Audi worried