Steve Cropley Editor-in-chief

The old fart of the office, Steve stays keen because he loves all things new and different, especially the current strain of ultra-efficient cars. 'There has been more fundamental change in the past six or seven years of my hacking career than in the previous 30,' he says. 'I can hardly wait to see what car-makers give us next week, let alone next year.' Follow Steve on Google+

Cropley on cars - Autosolo is accessible fun, Lotus' newest dealer

Tackling our first Autosolo of the year in a Ford Fiesta; lessons in traffic calming; post-election shuffles

20 May 2015
News
Lotus Evora 400
The new Lotus Evora 400 costs £72,000

2015 Lotus Evora 400 to cost £72,000

New Evora 400 features more power, and improved packaging and handling, and goes on sale in August

18 May 2015
News
Our Ferrari FF was joined by illustrious company at Goodwood

Cropley on cars - Our Ferrari FF goes to Goodwood, Itching to drive Jag's XE

To Goodwood in our long-term Ferrari FF; Millbrook meeting with Vauxhall boss; Audi's Stadler convincing on futuremobility

13 May 2015
News
The Issigonis Trophy and the Sturmey Award will be given out at an event next week

2015 Autocar Stars - everything you need to know

On 18 May we'll salute the best and brightest in the motor industry, naming our industry award winners for 2015

12 May 2015
News

New hardcore Lotus 3-eleven planned

New 3-Eleven will have more than 500bhp per tonne and cost about £70k when it arrives next year

12 May 2015
News
Tesla Model S

Sign up to the electric car revolution - used car buying guide

Forget filling stations; you won’t find anywhere to stick a fuel pump nozzle in this septet of battery-powered cars

10 May 2015
News
A welcome return to Elise ownership for me

Cropley on cars - taking delivery of our Suzuki Celerio, buying another Lotus

First foray in our long-term Suzuki Celerio proves economical; I've bought another Lotus; prototype Astra shows big promise

6 May 2015
News
Weather couldn't deter supercar owners

Autocar's Ferrari FF joins Goodwood's fast family

Our long-term Ferrari is used to being the centre of attention everywhere it goes, but there's no guarantee of that when you're lining up at Goowood

5 May 2015
Blog
Ferrari FF

Ferrari FF long-term review

Ferrari designed this V12 four-seater to be usable every day. Over the next few months, we plan on doing just that

2 May 2015
News
New Land Rover Discovery Sport unveiled
We've been driving the Discovery Sport in Iceland

2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport - pricing, specs and video

Land Rover's seven-seat SUV is on sale in the UK with prices starting from £32,395

1 May 2015
News

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