Andrew Frankel Senior contributing writer

Talents are limited to "driving cars and writing English." In 19th century France he would, therefore, have been stuffed; as it is, Andrew is the perfect Autocar road test writer.

2016 Aston Martin DB11 prototype drive

There's lots of work yet to be done, but the Aston Martin DB11's hardware has been signed-off. To experience it, we've driven a prototype

2 May 2016
First Drive
Mercedes-AMG supercar

Mercedes-AMG considers F1-inspired supercar

A new, stand-alone Mercedes-AMG model with an F1-derived hybrid powertrain and a carbonfibre tub is under consideration

22 April 2016
News
Chevrolet Camaro XL1

The American muscle car returns

American muscle cars are making a long-awaited comeback; if only more of them were available in the UK

24 March 2016
Blog

2016 New York motor show report and gallery

New metal including the Mercedes-AMG C63 Cabriolet, Mazda MX-5 RF, facelifted Nissan GT-R and Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid have been seen for the first time in New York

24 March 2016
News
Jaguar XKSS

Reborn Jaguar XKSS opens up a new niche

Nine new Jaguar XKSS cars are due to be built; given the success of the Lightweight E-Type, they're bound to sell like hot cakes

23 March 2016
Blog
Mercedes GLC Coupé

Is Mercedes planning a GLC Coupé convertible?

Now that Mercedes has added the GLC Coupé to its range, it could follow Range Rover's Evoque and make a convertible version

23 March 2016
Blog

Untameables - Honda NSX vs Peugeot 205 GTi vs Ford Sierra RS Cosworth

Some of the best driver’s cars in recent history have come with an important warning: handle with care. We revisit three all-time great untameables

13 March 2016
News
Radical RXC Turbo 500R

Radical unleashes its fastest road car yet at Geneva show

The British manufacturer has revealed the 700bhp RXC Turbo 500R ahead of a new Nürburgring lap record tilt in the summer

2 March 2016
News
Porsche 911 GT3

Next-gen Porsche GT3 to have manual gearbox option

Naturally aspirated engines also set to remain; future Cayman GT4 will stick with six cylinders

1 March 2016
News

Bugatti Chiron v Porsche 911 R - which has the greater driver appeal?

The Chiron is a two-tonne hypercar monster but the 911 R is one of the purest 911s in recent years; Andrew Frankel decides which one he'd choose

29 February 2016
Blog

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