BMW 5 Series

BMW 5 Series claims What Car? Car of the Year 2017 award

BMW's luxury car defeats a high-quality shortlist, having been commended for its efficiency, handling, refinement, technology and sense of luxury

11 January 2017
News
Industry
Tesla hires ex-Apple head developer for leading Autopilot role

Tesla hires ex-Apple head developer for leading Autopilot role

Chris Lattner joins all-electric car maker as vice president of Autopilot software; he leaves Apple after 11 years

11 January 2017
News
Industry
Porsche Mission E on course for 2020 launch

Porsche Mission E on course for 2020 launch

Porsche's all-electric Tesla Model S rival is scheduled to go on sale in three years; new spy shots suggest development is on track

11 January 2017
News
New cars
Detroit motor show - Autocar's star cars

2017 Detroit motor show - our star cars

Autocar's staffers pick their favourite arrivals from this year's show, which welcomed everything from driverless concepts to production sports cars

11 January 2017
News
Detroit motor show
Lexus UX concept

Lexus prepares production UX and seven-seat Range Rover rival

A UX entry-level SUV will come, as well as a seven-seat version of the RX, as patents are filed by parent company Toyota

11 January 2017
News
New cars
Autosport International preview - driving the Ford Sierra Cosworth RS500

Autosport International preview - driving the Ford Sierra Cosworth RS500

This year's show remembers one of touring car's most iconic racing models, and we get to drive it

11 January 2017
News
Autosport International
Lamborghini Huracan Performante spotted in Spyder form

Lamborghini Huracan Performante to launch at Geneva motor show

Lambo's lightweight Huracán has been seen cold weather testing; it's expected to arrive in March in coupé and Spyder bodystyles

11 January 2017
News
Geneva motor show
Nissan Micra Tekna IG-T

2017 Nissan Micra IG-T 90 Tekna review

Not quite a class-leading return to form, but a more stylish and tech-savvy kind of Micra than we’ve ever known – and an encouraging one to drive

10 January 2017
First Drive
Kia Stinger range to gain diesel and electrified powertrains

Kia Stinger range to diversify with diesel and electric power

Diesel option is confirmed for Europe, and it could later be joined by a part or even fully electric model

10 January 2017
News
Detroit motor show

Nissan Vmotion 2.0 concept points to design-focused future

Japanese car maker Nissan reveals an eye-catching new saloon concept at Detroit

10 January 2017
News
Detroit motor show

Pages

Find an Autocar car review

Driven this week

  • Mini Countryman Cooper S
    First Drive
    18 January 2017
    All-new bigger Mini continues to make a curious, flawed crossover hatchback, though it’s more compelling to drive than some and more practical than it used to be
  • Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid
    First Drive
    17 January 2017
    Plug-in petrol-electric Panamera makes a better case than ever to supplant the diesel best seller, but it still appeals more to the head than the heart
  • MX-5 RF 2.0 160
    First Drive
    17 January 2017
    The distinctive 'retractable fastback' roadster promises typical MX-5 dynamics coupled with better refinement. It achieves the former, but the latter isn't quite there yet
  • Hyundai i30 1.4 T-GDi Premium
    First Drive
    17 January 2017
    Facing increasingly formidable opposition, the Hyundai i30 has been overhauled for 2017. The result is a recognisably mixed bag
  • 2016 Infiniti Q50 Country Road
    First Drive
    12 January 2017
    Infiniti’s premium mid-sized saloon packs a serious punch, but lacks the dynamic prowess of European rivals