The cars we really wanted to love

Autocar writers choose the cars that disappointed them the most.

17 April 2018
Slideshow
Emissions
The new WLTP rules result in a lot more work for car makers

New WLTP emissions test: when it's in force and how it could affect your car

Overhauled economy and emissions tests are set to make their mark this autumn as car makers get to grips with tough new regulations

17 April 2018
News
Industry
McLaren 720S
McLaren 720S

Autocar confidential: McLaren's SUV, Citroen Cactus, Mercedes design & more

Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up this week's gossip from across the automotive industry

17 April 2018
News
Confidential
Vauxhall to “terminate all dealer franchise contracts” in major UK network restructure
Vauxhall is terminating contracts of all of its dealers

Vauxhall to terminate all dealer contracts in major UK overhaul

British brand and its German alternative, Opel, will only propose new contracts for most successful businesses

16 April 2018
News
Industry

Ford Sierra RS Cosworth - Has the ugly duckling become a swan?

It was built to be a touring car and looked like one to boot

16 April 2018
Slideshow
DS X E-Tense concept

DS X E-Tense concept to demonstrate vision for 2035

French brand will present futuristic concept this month

16 April 2018
News
New cars
Jaguar Land Rover confirms 1000 contract jobs to go due to diesel slump
JLR production has taken a hit due to the shrinking UK new car market

Jaguar Land Rover confirms 1000 contract jobs to go due to diesel slump

Fall in sales of diesel cars in the UK has led to company trimming workforce at Solihull plant

16 April 2018
News
Industry
UK car trends: Female car owners and model diversity surge in past 10 years
There are 21% more female car owners and 10% more male car owners than there were 10 years ago

UK car trends: Female car owners and model diversity surge in past 10 years

Female motorists now represent more than a third of market; there’s a larger variety of cars on our roads, too

16 April 2018
News
Industry
Ferrari 488 Pista
This test car is 90% production ready – and 100% addictive

Ferrari 488 Pista prototype first drive

Ferrari wants to make the ultimate track-focused road-going supercar. Could the 488 Pista be it? We find out

16 April 2018
News
New cars

Ssangyong Rexton long-term review

Can this old-school 4x4 deal with some heavy-duty abuse? We’re about to find out

16 April 2018
First Drive

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