Mark Tisshaw Deputy editor

Mark Tisshaw

As Autocar’s news man, Mark’s normally only interested in a new car if it’s still camouflaged in gaffer tape and tarpaulin, or there’s an industry exec stood next to it on a motor show stand. His nomadic existence between Autocar HQ in Teddington and East Anglia makes him one of the team’s most prolific motorway mile eaters. If it’s got a diesel engine, leather seats and an automatic gearbox, he’s normally first to the keys, but will always make an exception for a high-revving hot hatch. Follow Mark on Google+

Driven this week

  • Volkswagen Polo SE 1.2 TSI first drive review

    Volkswagen Polo SE 1.2 TSI first drive review

    First drive
    23 July 2014 6:13pm

    New convenience and safety gadgets, plus a great new TSI engine, help keep the Polo close to the top of the class

  • Mercedes-Benz C-class

    Mercedes-Benz C-class

    Car review
    23 July 2014 1:05pm

    Can our perennial runner-up in this class finally reach the top spot?

  • Renault Megane Renaultsport 275 Trophy UK first drive review

    Renault Megane Renaultsport 275 Trophy UK first drive review

    First drive
    23 July 2014 10:09am

    Host of upgrades give Renault’s flagship hot hatchback the edge it needs to just stay ahead of an increasingly competitive pack

  • Audi A7 Ultra first drive review

    Audi A7 Ultra first drive review

    First drive
    23 July 2014 12:02am

    The appeal of the A7, which offers smart looks, refinement and luxury, has now been bolstered by the improved economy of a new Ultra version

  • Lexus NX

    Lexus NX

    Car review
    22 July 2014

    An over-firm ride and a lack of driver engagement detract from the appeal of Lexus's rival to the BMW X3, Range Rover Evoque and Audi Q5