Matt Prior Road test editor

Matt runs Autocar's road test desk and a Land Rover Defender. Likes karting, small cars and big motorbikes.Follow Matt on Google+

Lamborghini Aventador LP750-4 Superveloce review

Track drive of Lamborghini's astonishing limited-run special, the Aventador LP750-4 Superveloce

23 May 2015
First Drive

Matt Prior's tester's notes - from concept to reality

Time was that concept cars had to be taken with a pinch of salt, but more recently it looks like designers are finally being set free

22 May 2015
News

Video: 2015 Ford Mustang review

We drive the sixth-generation Ford Mustang in top-level 5.0-litre V8 form

15 May 2015
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The Ariel Nomad, the sister car to the Atom, weighs just 670kg

Matt Prior's tester's notes - Ariel's Nomad has me smitten

Ok, so the bank balance won't quite stretch to a full-blown Ariel Nomad - so I've bought the next best thing

15 May 2015
News
The Mercedes-AMG GT costs £122,750 in this Edition 1 form

Mercedes-AMG GT S vs. Porsche 911 GTS and Jaguar F-Type R - comparison

The Mercedes-AMG GT is a loud, dramatic coupé tied to an old-school ethic - we pit it against two tough rivals

8 May 2015
News
Free smartphone sat-nav is giving car makers a hard time

Matt Prior's tester's notes - getting from A to B

Google Maps has long since told me that the best way to traverse the UK is by car. Until now, that is...

8 May 2015
News

2015 Ford Mustang Convertible 2.3 Ecoboost review

Ford's muscle car can also be had with a convertible roof and a 2.3-litre turbocharged engine rather than the big V8

6 May 2015
First Drive

2015 Tesla Model S P85D UK review

Tesla's Model S receives uprated motors, four-wheel drive and ridiculous levels of acceleration

6 May 2015
First Drive
Matt's long-term Toyota GT86 seems to have a calming effect on other road users

Matt Prior's tester's notes - class warfare alive and well on the roads

Matt finds that his choice of wheels has a dramatic effect on how other road users react to him

1 May 2015
News

Video: Mercedes-AMG GT S versus Porsche 911 GTS

Matt Prior pitches the 503bhp Mercedes-AMG GT S against its biggest rival, Porsche's 911 GTS

30 April 2015
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