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+

Lotus Elise

Opinion: What should the new Lotus Elise be like?

The Elise is a car with a history of wonderful examples, but the new model needs to be one that sells

26 July 2016
Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S
Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S is fastest FWD car at the 'Ring

Nürburgring lap records: why everything has to be perfect

Conditions had to be just right for Volkswagen to set its Nürburgring lap record with the Golf GTI Clubsport S

22 July 2016
Honda Dominator
Honda Dominator

Why it's okay to buy the Vauxhall Frontera of bikes

The Honda Dominator hasn't received many praises from bike reviewers, but that hasn't stopped our man from wanting one for a trip to Italy

15 July 2016
Lotus Evora 400
Lotus Evora 400

Lotus Evora 400 long-term test review: the benefits of a supple chassis

The Lotus Evora 400 has proven it's worth in our first long-term test; now we consider if its simplicity is a winning trait

12 July 2016
Renault Clio RS16

2016 Renault Clio RS16 review

We try the Renault Clio RS16. Officially, it's still a concept car, but we dearly hope it doesn't stay that way

11 July 2016
First Drive
Porsche 718 Cayman S

2016 Porsche 718 Cayman S review

Four cylinders sound worse than six, but the Porsche 718 Cayman nevertheless remains an unbeatable sports car

10 July 2016
First Drive
Mazda MX-5 vs Porsche Boxster

New Mazda MX-5 vs used Porsche Boxster: roadsters compared

The competition between these two roadsters isn't as clear-cut as it may seem; will a new MX-5 outshine a second-hand Boxster?

9 July 2016
Porsche 718 Cayman Autocar video

Video: Porsche 718 Cayman - still the perfect sports car?

We drive Porsche's new four-pot Cayman on the some of the UK's finest roads to find out if ditching two cylinders has killed its charm

8 July 2016
Will full autonomy mark the end of the driven road car?

Will full autonomy mark the end of the driven road car?

Advancements in autonomous tech are causing self-driving cars to become increasingly in-demand. But what does this mean for the driven road car?

8 July 2016
Bentley factory

Why Bentley is working on animal-free alternatives to its bull hide trim

The hides of 3000 bulls pass through Bentley each week. The care taken is extraordinary, but what if you're vegetarian?

1 July 2016


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