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+
Lotus Elise

Lotus Elise: the troubled road that led to the revolutionary sports car

Lotus has faced some tough times in its history. That is, until Romano Artioli came along and gave the green light to the Elise we know and love today

26 July 2016
Blog
Ferrari California T Handling Speciale

2016 Ferrari California T Handling Speciale review

Ferrari’s California T Handling Speciale hits the UK, complete with what Maranello calls 'extra edge'. It's our new pick of the range

12 July 2016
First Drive
Kia Sportage

Kia Sportage long-term test review: first report

The ever-popular Kia Sportage has now joined our long-term fleet, we put the mid-spec 2.0 CRDi KX-3 manual to the test

7 July 2016
News
AM-RB 001

Red Bull's Adrian Newey on the new Aston Martin AM-RB 001

F1's most successful designer tells us why his new hypercar will be both docile and extremely quick

5 July 2016
News
AM-RB 001

Aston Martin chief designer Miles Nurnberger on the AM-RB 001

Aston's design boss talks about the merits of working with Adrian Newey on the one of the world's most extreme production hypercars

5 July 2016
News

Nissan Leaf long-term test review: meeting fellow EV owners

Meeting other EV owners is great, until someone goes against the charging station etiquette

28 June 2016
News
Ford Fiesta Mk1

Ford Fiesta Mk1 driven 600 miles to Geneva

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the launch of the Ford Fiesta, we head off on a road trip to Geneva in a 1976 example

25 June 2016
News
A day with Morgan boss Steve Morris

A day with Morgan boss Steve Morris

After joining Morgan at the age of 16 as an apprentice, as of 2013, Steve Morris is now the managing director of the company

19 June 2016
News
Michelin base

This is what happens to tyres at Le Mans

We go behind the scenes at the Michelin base on race night at the 24-hour endurance race

19 June 2016
Blog
Bentley Continental GT

Bentley Continental GT long-term test review: the Conti lifestyle

Our Steve Cropley has experienced an extraordinary few days with some keen Bentley owners including the CEO, Wolfgang Dürheimer

18 June 2016
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