Jim Holder Former editor

Covered everything from F1 and the WRC to stock car racing and autograss while spending more than a decade at Autosport and Motorsport News. Switched from being editor of What Car? to editor at Autocar and is now editing What Car? for a second spell.
The new Focus RS is powered by a 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine

2016 Ford Focus RS - new pictures and details

Third-generation all-wheel-drive Ford Focus RS will powered by a 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine producing 316bhp, and will come with launch control and a 'drift' button

26 March 2015
News
The E10 is the first car to come from Zenos, but won't be the last

Why Zenos is well on track to success

So often niche car makers fall by the wayside, but the team at Zenos Cars have all the ingredients to do well

25 March 2015
Blog
Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond also fronted the Top Gear Live shows

Jeremy Clarkson is gone. Can Top Gear ever be the same?

The BBC has confirmed Jeremy Clarkson's contract won't be renewed at the end of this month. What now for Top Gear?

23 March 2015
Blog
Club racer weighs 1161kg - 15kg less than the standard Lotus Exige

Lotus Exige S Club Racer to cost £56,900

Track-focused Lotus Exige revealed; on sale now

20 March 2015
News
Teaser shot reveals new headlamp design

MG 6 to get major revamp

Most significant upgrade claimed to be to the 1.9-litre DTi-TECH diesel engine

20 March 2015
News
The Lotus Elise 20th Anniversary Special Edition is on sale now

Lotus Elise 20th Anniversary Special Edition revealed

Special edition car costs from £39,900; celebrates 20th anniversary of Elise's launch

20 March 2015
News
Early Civic Type R body shells were sourced via Swindon

New Honda Civic Type R to race in BTCC

Team Dynamics confirms it will campaign two new Honda Civic Type R race cars in 2015 BTCC season

17 March 2015
News
Maserati begins development of new Levante SUV
This Levante test mule appears to be clad in modified Ghibli bodywork

2015 Maserati Levante - launch date and engines

Italian company's premium sports-utility vehicle will go on sale late this year, and will be sold in right-hand drive from from 2016

16 March 2015
News
Described as 'experimental', the EXP 10 Speed 6 has been designed to see what customers want from a Bentley sports car

New Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 concept previews two-seat sports car

Bold Geneva motor show unveiling signals the Crewe-based manufacturer's intent to take on the likes of Ferrari, Aston Martin and McLaren

16 March 2015
News
Tokyo motor show 2013: Nissan BladeGlider
The BladeGlider's DeltaWing-inspired looks were set to be toned down for the production version

Nissan cool on production BladeGlider sports car

Carbonfibre, three-seater, sub-370Z electric sports car isn't high on Nissan's list of priorities, confirms new chief planning officer Philippe Klein

16 March 2015
News

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    27 March 2015
    Lavishly-equipped, rugged-looking Peugeot 508 estate is a pleasant drive, but there are many more recommendable alternatives
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