Aston Martin Red Bull
Aston Martin has backed Red Bull since 2016

Opinion: Why Aston Martin's new deal puts pressure on F1 bosses

The British firm has signalled that it wants to become an F1 constructor in 2021 - now it's up to the sport's bosses to deliver on cost cuts

by James Attwood
25 September 2017
F1 2017
The Range Rover Velar

Opinion: the Road Rover echoes history

The concept of a Road Rover dates back to 1951, but it now might be about to become reality

by Hilton Holloway
25 September 2017
Industry
2018 MG 6 interior
MG 6 interior: the old MG 6 left a lot to be desired. Made of unimaginably awful materials inside and with as much quality, charisma and flair as unbranded wheat biscuits cereal, it makes the new 6's interior look like that of a car from a completely different marque. Sure, there are influences from all over the show in there, but it's a quantum leap forward*...

Opinion: The best and worst things I’ve seen this week - 22 September 2017

Behind-the-scenes glimpses and other observations from the last seven days around the car industry

by Jimi Beckwith
22 September 2017
Anything goes
Volvo XC40

Opinion: The Volvo XC40 is the best-looking car in the segment

Small SUVs are often dismissed as ugly and awkward, but has Volvo cracked the styling secret of the segment with the XC40?

by Rachel Burgess
21 September 2017
New cars

Volvo leads the way on electrification, for now


Will the Swedish firm be able to stay ahead in the race to electrification?

by Rachel Burgess
21 September 2017
New cars
Life with a used Renaultsport Clio 182 – new pics of stripped rear

Life with a used Renaultsport Clio 182 – getting strapped in, finally

Harnesses are in, reducing the risk of a severe facial injury and, more importantly, adding to the enjoyment factor

by Sam Sheehan
19 September 2017
Used garage
Maserati Chubasco
Maserati Chubasco – “Chubasco was to be the new face of Maserati, but the project was canned just six months later as the car was too expensive to produce.” The ensuing void was the shape of one of the prettiest, most era-capturing cars that never was. It’s never too late, Maserati…

The best and worst things I’ve seen this week: Frankfurt motor show special

Behind-the-scenes glimpses and other observations from the past seven days around the car industry

by Jimi Beckwith
15 September 2017
Anything goes
Comment: Why we should all go and get sideways on a skid pan

We should all go and get sideways on a skid pan

More people need to experience understeer and oversteer, don’t you think?

by Sam Sheehan
15 September 2017
Motoring
Volkswagen Lupo lowered coilovers

The road to Worthersee in a Volkswagen Lupo - lowering on coilovers

What's the best way to turn a roly-poly city car into a bend-friendly hot(ish) hatch? Stiffer suspension is a good starting point

by Jimi Beckwith
15 September 2017
New cars
Audi RS3 Sportback rates highly with Autocar and gangsters alike

Should police cars be faster?

There's an ongoing discussion around which cars are best suited for cops and criminals

by Matt Prior
15 September 2017
Anything goes

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Driven this week

  • Hyundai i30 N
    First Drive
    25 September 2017
    We get behind the wheel of Hyundai's first crack at a hot hatchback, and the i30 N doesn't disappoint
  • Alpina B4 S
    First Drive
    25 September 2017
    Our first UK drive in Alpina’s more potent sports coupé emphasises the breadth of ability on offer from this Bavarian alternative
  • Genesis G70
    First Drive
    22 September 2017
    Based on the Kia Stinger, Genesis' new G70 saloon shows plenty of promising signs that it could be a hit in Europe
  • Lamborghini Aventador S
    First Drive
    22 September 2017
    Still visceral and dramatic as ever, but does the vast number of mechanical changes and tweaks help make the Lamborghini Aventador S more engaging?
  • Renault Koleos
    Car review
    22 September 2017
    Renault’s new crossover sees the Koleos name return, attached to an SUV of a quite different stripe