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+
Shell Gordon Murray Design

Shell's eco-car proves there's life yet in the internal combustion engine

Shell, Gordon Murray Design and Geo Technology have collaborated on a clever city car that points towards a potential future for petrol power

26 April 2016
Mahindra e2o TechX

2016 Mahindra e2o TechX review

When supplies of India’s G-Wiz electric city car dried up, some wondered what would replace it. Mahindra’s new and improved e2o is the answer

26 April 2016
First Drive
Gordon Murray Shell car

Shell and Gordon Murray's new 107mpg city car revealed - exclusive images

T25 gains real-world economy of 107mpg at 45mph thanks to input from Shell lubricant specialists and top engine designers

22 April 2016
Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf long-term test review: bigger battery, better car?

We've acquired a new Leaf, five years after we ran an early one, to see what progress has been made

21 April 2016
Renault Zoe RS

Renault Zoe EV could get Renault Sport treatment

A performance version of the battery-powered Zoe is a real possibility — if range issues can be fixed

20 April 2016
Bentley Continental GT

Bentley Continental GT long-term test review: a stylish match for Porsche?

We're halfway through our time with the preowned Continental GT; the miles are racking up and its executive styling is a hit

19 April 2016
MAC Mono

Inside the BAC factory: how to make a Mono

BAC founders Ian and Neill Briggs have already found success with the single-seat Mono, but now they’re looking to branch out. Steve Cropley visits their factory

9 April 2016
Jaguar Land Rover Classic division

Inside the new Jaguar Land Rover Classic division

JLR plans to cater to fans of old cars with a new Classic division. We meet the man in charge: engineer and enthusiast Tim Hannig

30 March 2016
Laurin & Klement Type A Voiturette
The Laurin & Klement Type A Voiturette was where it all began, in 1905

Skoda's 25-year double revolution

Skoda and Volkswagen are celebrating 25 years together, but what was the Czech manufacturer like before it was taken under the VW wing? Get to know the manufacturer formerly behind the jokes

28 March 2016

Genesis New York Concept challenges BMW 3-Series

Hyundai's luxury brand brings New York Concept to New York motor show; said to reflect the upcoming G70, a 3-Series rival

23 March 2016


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Driven this week

  • First Drive
    5 May 2016
    Peugeot has facelifted its small SUV 2008 for 2016, changing its looks and adding this Puretech 130 GT Line model. We've driven it abroad
  • First Drive
    4 May 2016
    The new Edge SUV is looking to steal sales from BMW and Audi, but has it got enough of an edge to make that happen?
  • First Drive
    3 May 2016
    New entry-level 1.8 TFSI engine takes over from Audi's 2.0 TFSI as the cheapest way into a TT Roadster, but is it necessarily the best choice?
  • First Drive
    3 May 2016
    Audi's SQ7 is silly fast, and makes a silly noise, at a silly price – but contains tech that will prove incredibly influential
  • First Drive
    2 May 2016
    There's lots of work yet to be done, but the Aston Martin DB11's hardware has been signed-off. To experience it, we've driven a prototype