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.
Front nose treatment invokes current Citroen DS5 design

Divine DS concept car - its role in the future of DS, plus first drive

We sample the concept car that is designed to launch DS as a standalone premium brand

7 July 2015
News
Adrian Newey has a long-standing ambition to create a road car project

Adrian Newey working on Red Bull road car with Aston Martin

Legendary Formula 1 designer is working on 'ultimate hypercar' with Aston Martin; on sale around 2018

6 July 2015
News
WSR BMW racer Sam Tordoff leads the field at Croft

BMW team WSR dominates Croft BTCC event - video highlights

West Surrey Racing trio of Andy Priaulx, Sam Tordoff and Rob Collard take a win each - watch highlights of the racing

6 July 2015
News

Aston Martin, F1, Red Bull and Mercedes – why we put them together

How the story of Aston Martin, Mercedes and Red Bull developed over the British Grand Prix weekend

6 July 2015
Blog
Mercedes owns 5% of Aston Martin, and has a technical partnership with it

Aston Martin boss confirms F1 interest

Aston Martin is linked to Red Bull Racing deal, if the team switches to Mercedes engines

4 July 2015
News
The new crossover is intended to kickstart a family of SUVs from Seat

2016 Seat Leon SUV to major on agility, design

Seat boss reveals DNA traits of new Nissan Qashqai rival, which will launch in 2016

30 June 2015
News
UK automotive industry turned over a record £69.5 billion in 2014

The British car industry: good news, bad news – and a solution

The British automotive industry is booming, but potential problems lie ahead

30 June 2015
Blog
The Nissan Qashqai is built in Sunderland

UK automotive industry turns over record £69.5 billion

2014 figures revealed: turnover up 6.6%, export value up 1.8%

29 June 2015
News

2015 Hyundai Tucson 1.6 T-GDI review

This Tucson is proof Hyundai hasn’t run out of momentum. It could be a genuine Qashqai rival

29 June 2015
First Drive

2016 Ford Focus RS - 345bhp power output confirmed

Third-generation all-wheel-drive Ford Focus RS will powered by a 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine producing 345bhp, and has been co-developed with racing driver Ken Block

26 June 2015
News

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  • First Drive
    7 July 2015
    Honda's reborn HR-V crossover offers Qashqai-rivalling interior space and practicality, but this automatic version feels outpaced
  • Car review
    6 July 2015
    Ariel's third model takes the all-terrain car to another level. It's one of the best driving experiences we've ever had
  • First Drive
    3 July 2015
    Charming four-door city car gets Smart's new six-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox, in a bid to make the Forfour more versatile
  • First Drive
    2 July 2015
    First UK drive in the latest-generation MX-5 reveals an iconic roadster that's back to its best
  • First Drive
    2 July 2015
    Extra firepower and pared-down kerb weight conjure even greater brilliance from the Boxster's chassis. Pricey – but superb to drive