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.

Jaguar's F-Type at Goodwood - Bloodhound SSC's chase car

At the Goodwood Festival of Speed Jaguar revealed a modified F-Type that will be tasked with keeping pace with the 1000mph Bloodhound car - and we've driven it

29 June 2015
Blog

Ferrari Dino to return as V6-engined sports car

Dramatic return for the Dino name as Ferrari plans a new £150,000, mid-engined sports car

4 June 2015
News

'Pure' Porsche 911 GT planned

Porsche plots back-to-basics GT-badged 911 with a focus on driver involvement rather than lap times

3 June 2015
News

How the Porsche Cayman GT4 is inspiring the new 911 GT

To understand why Porsche will now build its back-to-basics 911, you need only look as far as the Cayman GT4

3 June 2015
Blog
The 3 Series name first came to market in 1975

Celebrating 40 years of the BMW 3 Series

The BMW 3 Series saloon celebrates its 40th birthday this month. We study the storied history of the car that turned around the fortunes of its maker

22 May 2015
News
The Aston Martin DB11 is expected to be launched as a 2017 model

2017 Aston Martin DB11 - latest spy pictures

Aston's DB9 replacement will get a twin-turbo AMG V12 engine, as the first mules have been spotted testing

20 May 2015
News
We raced a seasoned works Vantage called James

Driving an Aston Martin in the Silverstone 24 Hours

Aston Martin staged a three-car assault on a scarily wet Silverstone 24 Hours recently. We joined them to drive a Vantage GT4 called James

16 May 2015
News
Prices for Smart's baby SUV could start at around £12,400

Smart investigates baby SUV

A crossover based on Renault-Smart’s new rear-engined city car platform is on the drawing board

13 May 2015
News

Video: Autocar goes racing with Aston Martin at the Silverstone 24 Hours

Andrew Frankel takes the fourth seat in Aston Martin's Vantage GT4 at Silverstone

7 May 2015
Video

2015 Bentley Mulsanne Speed review

Mulsanne gets the Speed treatment but doesn't lose what's traditionally been brilliant about Bentleys in the process

6 May 2015
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