The 1935 driving test included some familiar challenges for aspiring motorists

Throwback Thursday - introduction of the driving test, 1 June 1935

Concerned by the high fatality rate on Britain's roads, the government introduced the driving test in 1935 to raise the standard of motoring

28 May 2015
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2015 Vauxhall Viva 1.0 SE UK review

New compact Vauxhall shows lots of promise, but sluggish performance and intrusive road noise leave it trailing its rivals

28 May 2015
First Drive

Lamborghini Huracan GT3 driven

Once famously shy of motor racing, Lamborghini now has its own competitions department, Squadra Corse. We grab its latest creation, the Huracán GT3 race car, by the horns

29 May 2015
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New cars
The first BMW Art Car - a 1975 3.0 CSL - created by Alexander Calder

40 years of BMW Art Cars - picture special

This year is the 40th anniversary of BMW 'Art Cars'. We take a look back at the German creations given unique treatment by flamboyant artists

28 May 2015
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Design

Next Generation Award launches for 2015

Entries are open for the Autocar and Courland Automotive 2015 Next Generation Award programme

28 May 2015
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Industry

2015 BMW 640d M Sport Coupé UK review

BMW's luxurious coupé has been given a style refresh and more equipment. This is our first chance to drive the popular 640d Coupe on UK roads

28 May 2015
First Drive

Ssangyong plans new ‘design icon’ Wrangler rival

Korean SUV specialist mulls new high-design SUV to take it into North American market

28 May 2015
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Scoop

Facelifted BMW 6 Series and M6 prices revealed

The updated BMW 6 Series and M6 get subtle styling changes and higher-quality interiors, with prices starting from £59,430

28 May 2015
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New cars

2015 Ssangyong Tivoli 1.6 SE review

We drive Ssangyong's new small SUV, which isn't up with the best in class but is certainly worth consideration as a budget option

26 May 2015
First Drive
Power will come from a naturally aspirated 9.0-litre V8 paired with an electric motor at the rear axle

PSC Motors reveals 1700bhp plug-in hybrid hypercar

Las Vegas-based American car firm has Koenigsegg in its sights; claimed 0-62mph sprint time of 2.8sec

28 May 2015
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  • First Drive
    29 May 2015
    New compact Vauxhall shows lots of promise, but sluggish performance and intrusive road noise leave it trailing its rivals
  • First Drive
    28 May 2015
    BMW's luxurious coupé has been given a style refresh and more equipment. This is our first chance to drive the popular 640d Coupe on UK roads
  • First Drive
    28 May 2015
    We drive Ssangyong's new small SUV, which isn't up with the best in class but is certainly worth consideration as a budget option
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    Hardcore 493bhp GT3 RS represents a new level for the Porsche 911 - faint hearts need not apply
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    Track drive of Lamborghini's astonishing limited-run special, the Aventador LP750-4 Superveloce