Buying a car at an auction

Buying a car at an auction - six top tips

Bargains can be found at auction if you know what you’re doing. Here are the key things to look out for

24 August 2016
News
Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster
Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster

2016 Salon Privé sale: new Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster heads 68-car list

Ford Sierra Cosworth RS500 and Citroën SM Maserati will join unregistered V12 supercar at this weekend’s auction

30 August 2016
News
Salon Prive
2017 Techrules GT96 concept

2017 Techrules GT96 hypercar to be designed by Italdesign founder

China-based brand will produce gas turbine hypercar with designers Giorgetto and Fabrizio Giugiaro and engineering firm LM Gianetti

30 August 2016
News
New cars
2017 Skoda Kodiaq interior

2017 Skoda Kodiaq interior revealed ahead of Berlin debut

Interior design of Skoda’s Kodiaq SUV has been shown two days before the production model arrives

30 August 2016
News
New cars
Hyundai i30N hot hatch - new spy pictures

Hyundai i30N hot hatch - new video

The first N-badged Hyundai performance model will be based on the next i30 and will go on sale in 2017 for less than £30k; listen to its engine here

30 August 2016
News
New cars
BMW M4 GTS

BMW M4 GTS's water injection system to feature on other cars from 2019

Bosch water injection system was first introduced on the BMW M4 GTS; it can boost fuel efficiency by 13% and reduce CO2 emissions by 4%

30 August 2016
News
Industry
2016 Hyundai I30 1.4 Turbo prototype

2017 Hyundai i30 1.4 Turbo prototype review

We get early access to the third-generation Hyundai i30 1.4 Turbo. Does this prototype show promise?

8 August 2016
First Drive
Koenigsegg Agera RS to appear at Salon Privé Concours d’Elégance 2016

Koenigsegg Agera RS to appear at Salon Privé Concours d’Elégance 2016

The first European customer’s Koenigsegg Agera RS will appear at this year’s Salon Privé Concours d’Elégance, complete with gold leaf trim

30 August 2016
News
Salon Prive
Audi A9 e-tron as imagined by Autocar
Audi A9 e-tron as imagined by Autocar

Audi A9 e-tron production confirmed

Audi's new luxury saloon is set to have three electric motors, a 300-mile-plus range and sophisticated self-driving technology; expected to be on sale by 2020

30 August 2016
News
New cars
Toyota Hilux

Autocar confidential: Ferrari, Peugeot, Toyota, Seat

Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up this week's gossip from across the automotive industry

30 August 2016
News
Confidential

Pages

Find an Autocar car review

Driven this week

  • 2016 Hyundai I30 1.4 Turbo prototype
    First Drive
    30 August 2016
    We get early access to the third-generation Hyundai i30 1.4 Turbo. Does this prototype show promise?
  • Citroën C4 Grand Picasso
    First Drive
    26 August 2016
    The Citroën Grand C4 Picasso gets tweaked styling, improved tech and new personalisation options to keep it ahead of rivals
  • Car review
    26 August 2016
    Wolfsburg celebrates the GTI’s 40th with its most extreme version yet
  • Kia Optima Sportwagon
    First Drive
    25 August 2016
    New Kia estate looks the part, has good space and handles tidily, but its engine's flexibility and refinement let it down
  •  Kia Optima PHEV
    First Drive
    25 August 2016
    Plug-in hybrid Optima is a practical, tax-efficient PHEV that undercuts rivals and fulfils its main remit well, but keen drivers need not apply