BMW M2
Enthusiasts want cars like the M2 but hybrids are “inevitable”

BMW confirms that hybrid M cars are in the pipeline

Although current hybrid technology isn't ideal, BMW recognises its requirement to adapt

22 November 2017
News
Industry
Aston Martin DB11 V8

Aston Martin DB11 V8 2017 UK review

Aston's decision to utilise AMG's 4.0-litre V8 struck us as an inspired one initially, but will a drive on UK roads change our minds?

22 November 2017
First Drive
Autocar magazine 22 November – out now

Autocar magazine 22 November – out now

This week: New Aston Martin Vantage, Jaguar E-Pace, Tesla Roadster and Lotus Exige Cup 430

22 November 2017
News
This week in Autocar

New Aston Martin Vantage GTE Le Mans challenger launched

British firm’s 2018 World Endurance Championship racer was developed alongside new Vantage road car

21 November 2017
News
New cars
Mini John Cooper Works Buggy targets 2018 Dakar Rally win

Mini John Cooper Works Buggy targets Dakar Rally win with rear-drive layout

New rear-wheel-drive Mini joins incumbent all-wheel-drive Mini John Cooper Works Rally

21 November 2017
News
Dakar
Is it time to give up on the diesel engine?
Don't presume that all diesels are bad. The latest types, for reasons listed, can be much cleaner and safer

Insight: Is it time to give up on the diesel engine?

Once we were all encouraged to buy diesel-engined cars, but now they are being ostracised because of health concerns. So, should we desert diesel?

21 November 2017
News
Industry
All-new Infiniti due in LA with ‘class-leading space’

New Infiniti with ‘class-leading space’ due at LA motor show

Brand looks to boost sales with bold design and enhanced comfort for new car - likely the next QX50 SUV

21 November 2017
News
LA motor show
New McLaren 720S GT3 racer lands with major motorsport push

New McLaren 720S GT3 racer lands with major motorsport push

Woking car maker is opening 10 retail locations for its racing machines and a new GT series

21 November 2017
News
British GT

2018 Aston Martin Vantage unveiled

Hardcore look, Mercedes-AMG-built 503bhp turbocharged V8 and all-new platform show the Vantage’s intent

21 November 2017
News
New cars
Bond’s DB1- started out as a sketch idea for the new Vantage

How Bond's car, the DB10, contributed to the new Vantage

With design cues from the James Bond car seen in Spectre, we take a look at the relationship the two cars have

21 November 2017
News
New cars

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Driven this week

  • Volkswagen Golf MHEV
    First Drive
    23 November 2017
    VW's 48V mild hybrid technology is still a few years away from production, but we’ve sampled a prototype Golf fitted with it and are suitably impressed
  • Jeep Compass
    First Drive
    23 November 2017
    Jeep enters the competitive compact SUV market with its new Compass, blending ruggedness with contemporary styling and tech
  • BMW 1 Series Saloon
    We had a short drive in a China-only front-wheel-drive BMW 1 Series
    First Drive
    23 November 2017
    A brief drive in a China-only front-wheel-drive model shows the future is bright for the 1 Series when it makes the switch from RWD next year
  • BMW 5 Series
    First Drive
    23 November 2017
    The BMW 5 Series is top of the mid-exec pack, but is there still room for a diesel saloon in everyday family life?
  • Toyota Prius PHEV
    First Drive
    23 November 2017
    Does running a plug-in hybrid really make sense as a 500-mile-a-week driver? Six months with a Toyota Prius Plug-in should give a conclusive answer