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.
Rolls-Royce Phantom
Rolls-Royce Phantom

Rolls-Royce Phantom - bidding farewell to a luxury legend

The Phantom is to retire at the end of this year, so we've driven the car that kick-started Rolls-Royce's revival one last time

17 July 2016
Credit: Stuart Collins

What does driving a 1000bhp-per-tonne race car really feel like?

The covers are off the Aston Martin/Red Bull AM-RB 001, but what is it like to drive a 1000bhp-per-tonne car? We find out

6 July 2016
BMW i8

BMW i8 long-term test review: voyage of discovery

Learning new things is paramount to the enjoyment of the i8, but that's not necessarily a bad thing in this instance

4 July 2016
BMW top 5 Autocar

BMW: top 5 greatest cars

We've reached the final five of our run down of the best ever BMWs. These are the cars we think best epitomise 'The Ultimate Driving Machine' tagline

2 July 2016

BMW: greatest cars 2000-2016

The E46 M3 had one of BMW's best ever engines and the BMW M2 could be the greatest M car for a generation. Here are the highlights in between

1 July 2016
BMW 327

BMW: greatest cars 1927-1999

From the E34 M5 to the Procar, we run through some of the best BMWs ever created between 1927 and 1999

30 June 2016
McLaren 570S Sprint

McLaren 570S Sprint - exclusive first drive up Goodwood's hill

We get a first taste of the new track version of our favourite car by driving it up the famous hill climb

27 June 2016
BMW i8

BMW i8 long-term test review: first report

The ground-breaking petrol-electric coupé has surprised and intrigued in small doses, but how does it stand up to long-term scrutiny in everyday life?

19 June 2016
Lotus Elise

Lotus Elise Cup 250 versus original Lotus Elise S1

It's been two decades since Lotus first unveiled the Elise, so how does the original Series 1 stack up against the latest model, the Cup 250?

18 June 2016
Mégane Trophy-R v Clio Trophy v Sport Spider

Renault Mégane RS 275 Trophy-R vs Clio RS 182 Trophy and RS Spider: Renault Sport's greatest hits

Renault Sport has been putting distinctive cars on our roads for 20 years. We put three of its potentially best efforts to the test

11 June 2016


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