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.
London motor show will return in 2016 after eight-year absence
The British motor show was last held in 2008, but the new event is not affiliated to the previous show

Confusion over London motor show exhibitors

Negotiations ongoing with leading British firms, with only Tesla having declared an interest in the 2016 Battersea Park event

29 May 2015
News

Car makers powerless to stop copycat design, says Jaguar Land Rover

Land Rover's complaints over the design of the LandWind X7 SUV were dismissed, Autocar has learned, and the company admits it can do nothing about it

28 May 2015
News

JLR's SVO division plans Land Rover Discovery SVX model

Hardcore SVX version of next-gen Land Rover Discovery will showcase the 4x4's off-road capability

27 May 2015
News

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
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    29 May 2015
    New compact Vauxhall shows lots of promise, but sluggish performance and intrusive road noise leave it trailing its rivals
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    28 May 2015
    BMW's luxurious coupé has been given a style refresh and more equipment. This is our first chance to drive the popular 640d Coupe on UK roads
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    28 May 2015
    We drive Ssangyong's new small SUV, which isn't up with the best in class but is certainly worth consideration as a budget option
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    Hardcore 493bhp GT3 RS represents a new level for the Porsche 911 - faint hearts need not apply
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    25 May 2015
    Track drive of Lamborghini's astonishing limited-run special, the Aventador LP750-4 Superveloce