Richard Bremner Senior contributing editor

Used to work for British Leyland; is now one of Autocar's most senior scribes. Despite having driven many vastly superior vehicles, he's currently hankering after a Triumph TR7.

2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider review

The 4C improves, and the Spider is a good conversion, but it remains dynamically troubled and absurdly expensive

21 May 2015
First Drive
A hot V40 could come with as much as 315bhp

Volvo V40 Polestar planned

V40 hatchback could join current S60 and V60 Polestar models and be powered by a new four-cylinder engine

29 April 2015

Sharp-looking Kia must drive like it looks to break Europe

Kia sells a lot of Optimas in the USA but it's still a rare sight elsewhere. Richard Bremner thinks the new model may change that.

1 April 2015
Subaru STI Performance Concept

Subaru's STI Performance Concept doesn't mean a faster BRZ... for now

Subaru's latest concept produces more than 300bhp but don't expect a power boost for the BRZ any time soon

1 April 2015

Why the RX is a lucky charm for Lexus

The latest version of Lexus's premium SUV looks just about spot on

1 April 2015
The Austin Princess with designer Harris Mann

A wedge of 40-year-old history: celebrating the Austin Princess

On March 26, 1975, the 18-22 Series - or Princess as it became known - was born. Today, its birthday was celebrated by owners and the car's designer

26 March 2015
New Alfa Romeo Giulia to launch next summer
Our Artist's impression shows how the Giulia could look

New Giulia to lead Alfa Romeo relaunch

Alfa Romeo's new BMW 3 Series rival will go on sale this summer with styling inspired by the 4C and a new rear-drive platform

22 March 2015
The new Volvo XC90, soon to come with a personal assistant on the end of a phone

Volvo's plan to bring a GP into your car

Volvo plans to have a person on the end of a phone to advise you on your car, including how to get out of snow drifts, hopefully...

9 March 2015
The QX30 is the sister car to Infiniti's Q30 hatchback

Infiniti is aiming young with its QX30 crossover

Despite the average age of premium car buyers still being high, Infiniti says there are young, affluent customers who are ready to embrace new products

6 March 2015
Citroën will produce a replacement for the current C5

Citroën confirms that C5 model will be replaced

French firm will build a successor to its Ford Mondeo rival, despite shrinking global sales for mainstream D-segment cars

5 January 2015


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    31 May 2015
    Seat's supermini gets news engines, a smarter cabin, more tech and some minor chassis tweaks. Styling remains unchanged, though
  • First Drive
    29 May 2015
    New compact Vauxhall shows lots of promise, but sluggish performance and intrusive road noise leave it trailing its rivals
  • First Drive
    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
  • First Drive
    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
  • Car review
    26 May 2015
    Hardcore 493bhp GT3 RS represents a new level for the Porsche 911 - faint hearts need not apply