Steve Sutcliffe Editor-at-large

Steve Sutcliffe

Autocar's finest driver and most experienced road tester, ‘Sutters’ was also editor of this fine title between 2003-2004. Finished second in his first ever race driving a Caterham, then did three seasons as a works driver in the ferocious TVR Tuscan Challenge before a dalliance in the BTCC with Lexus. Also drove Honda's F1 car and set competitive times at Silverstone. Now lives in Hove and says he "likes cars, and likes other people who like cars".

Driven this week

  • Mercedes-Benz C-class

    Mercedes-Benz C-class

    Car review
    23 July 2014 1:05pm

    Can our perennial runner-up in this class finally reach the top spot?

  • Renault Megane Renaultsport 275 Trophy UK first drive review

    Renault Megane Renaultsport 275 Trophy UK first drive review

    First drive
    23 July 2014 10:09am

    Host of upgrades give Renault’s flagship hot hatchback the edge it needs to just stay ahead of an increasingly competitive pack

  • Audi A7 Ultra first drive review

    Audi A7 Ultra first drive review

    First drive
    23 July 2014 12:02am

    The appeal of the A7, which offers smart looks, refinement and luxury, has now been bolstered by the improved economy of a new Ultra version

  • Lexus NX

    Lexus NX

    Car review
    22 July 2014

    An over-firm ride and a lack of driver engagement detract from the appeal of Lexus's rival to the BMW X3, Range Rover Evoque and Audi Q5

  • Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge prototype first drive review

    Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge prototype first drive review

    First drive
    21 July 2014

    The high-performance Q50 Eau Rouge is more than just a concept and previews what could be an incredible sports saloon