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.
Bentley Le Mans LMP2

Bentley plots new LMP2 racer

Bentley boss Wolfgang Durheimer hints at new Bentley LMP2 car, but the firm has no plans for a full-blown LMP1 attack on Le Mans

30 January 2016
1973 2.7 Porsche 911 Carrera RS
1973 2.7 Porsche 911 Carrera RS

How to buy the best pre-owned Porsche 911 - used car buying guide

Yearning to own a Porsche 911 after reading our comparison tests on the new one? We pick used examples that cater for every budget and driver ability

25 January 2016
Porsche 911

New Porsche 911 versus old - which is better?

Is the new turbocharged 911 Carrera a better 911 than the car it is replacing, or just a different kind of 911? We drive both examples to decide

24 January 2016
Ferrari Testarossa

Ferrari Testarossa driven - Maranello again, old friend

In 1988, this very Ferrari Testarossa starred in an Autocar comparison and just happened to be owned by the father of Andrew Frankel, who takes it for a blast after tracking it down 27 years later

29 November 2015

Britain's best driver's car 2015: Lotus Evora 400, Mazda MX-5 2.0 Sport and Mercedes-AMG C63 S

Hardcore British sports car meets Japanese roadster and 503bhp German super-saloon - but which is best to drive?

20 November 2015

Ariel Nomad versus rally car - which is fastest?

Can the Ariel Nomad really be as quick on a gravel stage as a Group N rally car? Two expert drivers join us at Sweet Lamb in Wales to see

6 November 2015

2017 Porsche 911 R - first spy pictures

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

30 October 2015

VW Golf R versus Audi RS4 - comparison

The monstrous Audi RS4 Avant should slay the new VW Golf R Estate but as Andrew Frankel reports, it’s not that simple

25 October 2015

Classic Alfas: Alfa Romeo 75 and Alfa Giulia driven

The Alfa Romeo 75 and original Giulia set standards for driving purity and engagement that the new Giulia would do well to follow, says Andrew Frankel

24 October 2015

Lamborghini Aventador SV for a day - ten things to do with a 740bhp supercar

This Lamborghini Aventador SV faces a crazy 24 hours: a 200mph blast, Tesco, mountains, the school run and of course, the track

9 October 2015


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