Jim Holder 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. Then went back to What Car? for a second spell... before returning to Autocar once again.

Who’s fastest - race or rally drivers?

A trip to Lydden Hill to watch rallycross could have provided the answer. but did it?

25 May 2015
Blog
Reisböck built the first 3 Series Touring prototype from his own money

Max Reisböck - the father of the BMW 3 Series Touring

The E30 3 Series wasn’t roomy enough for BMW employee Max Reisböck, so he made his own estate version, inadvertently creating a hit for the firm

23 May 2015
News
Mitsubishi XR-PHEV was seen at the Geneva motor show 2014

Mitsubishi eyes Nissan Juke rival

Bold but not wacky design style promised from new design chief

21 May 2015
News

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X Final Edition not coming to the UK

Final run-out special edition of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X won't be coming to this country, company bosses say

21 May 2015
News

2017 Mitsubishi Shogun to keep off-roader roots

Mitsubishi bosses confirm the next Shogun SUV will remain an authentic off-roader and will use the firm's plug-in hybrid tech

21 May 2015
News

Mille Miglia 2015 report – the view from a €20 million racer

Autocar has completed the 2015 Mille Miglia in a BMW 328 Berlin-Rome Touring Roadster. Read all of our daily updates below

17 May 2015
News
The intensity of racing is as high as ever

Why the British Touring Car Championship is a great day out

A trip to Thruxton reminds me that the BTCC has all the ingredients for a great day out

11 May 2015
Blog
Adam Morgan scooped his first win of the season in his Mercedes A-Class

Video highlights: three winners from three BTCC races at Thruxton

Morgan's Mercedes-Benz A-Class powers to victory in reverse-grid finale at Thruxton; Shedden and Plato take wins in the other two races

11 May 2015
News
We know from experience that Jaguar can do both extreme, and well-rounded

Jaguar's hot XE - success is there for the taking

As Jaguar prepares a hardcore XE, we're reminded that the British firm has pedigree in producing true driver's cars at both ends of the scale

10 May 2015
Blog
The facelifted BMW 3 Series goes on sale in the UK this July

Why the BMW 3 Series facelift is so important

Tweaked rather than redesigned it may be, but the 2015 BMW 3 Series is a more significant car than ever

7 May 2015
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    Track drive of Lamborghini's astonishing limited-run special, the Aventador LP750-4 Superveloce
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    More traction and nothing separating Jag's monstrous V8 mouthpiece from your ears. It's the shoutiest, priciest F-Type on sale, but is it the best?