Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk2 rat mod Worthersee
Wörthersee Treffen: Go. Just go. Bit late this year, so go next year. It can’t really be described in words, but the atmosphere, people, cars, setting - everything - is worth seeing. If the whole world behaved like the people at Wörthersee did this week, there’d be no war. Magic. Disneyland for VW owners.

The best and worst things I’ve seen this week

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

by Jimi Beckwith
28 May 2017
Anything goes
Indianapolis 500: Two Brits on the challenges of this legendary oval race
Jack Harvey

Indianapolis 500: Two Brits on the challenges of this legendary oval race

Jack Harvey and Max Chilton talk to Autocar ahead of this weekend’s race, where they’ll be averaging more than 220mph

by Sam Sheehan
27 May 2017
IndyCar
Rolls Royce Sweptail 2017
The Rolls-Royce Sweptail is a bespoke one-off creation, designed by the firm in conjunction with a customer

Why outlandish one-off could be the future of Rolls-Royce

The Rolls-Royce Sweptail is a window into the world of the ultra-rich - and that's why it could prove significant for the British marque

by James Attwood
27 May 2017
New cars
Used Cadillac | Life with a Seville - part 1

Used Cadillac | Life with a Seville

Used buying rules: view in daylight, check MOT history, match your numbers, study the handbook, don't buy a 1991 Cadillac Seville. Ah.

by Rory White
26 May 2017
Used garage
Opinion: What the new Renault Megane Renault Sport has to live up to

What the new Renault Megane Renault Sport has to live up to

Dieppe's hot Meganes have a great history; can this new car pick up where the last left off?

by Matt Prior
26 May 2017
New cars
McLaren 720S
McLaren 720S

Opinion: how much power is too much?

Today's supercars are as fast on track as recent hypercars

by Matt Prior
26 May 2017
New cars
Comment: the dream Jag that never was

Comment: the dream Jag that might never be

Jaguar has revealed its XE SV Project 8 as the most powerful road going model yet, but what about an XE SVR?

by Sam Sheehan
26 May 2017
New cars

Opinion: Will the BMW 8 Series succeed?

The last 8 Series was sales flop; its soon to arrive successor has much higher ambitions

by Greg Kable
25 May 2017
New cars
Opinion: what Lotus needs from Geely
Geely, the owner of Volvo, will take control of Lotus

What Lotus needs from Geely

Geely has bought a 51% majority stake in Lotus - can it provide the energy it gave to Volvo to the British sports car firm?

by Matt Prior
24 May 2017
Tester’s notes
Jaguar I-Pace
The Jaguar I-Pace will launch next year

Jaguar’s range could offer a glimpse of the future

All-electric crossovers and analogue petrol sports cars will one day rule the pages of Autocar

by Sam Sheehan
23 May 2017
Industry

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  • BMW M4 CS 2017
    The BMW M4 CS feels more like a familiar M4 perfected than one reinvented, but it’s better than an M4 Competition and more usable than a GTS
    First Drive
    30 May 2017
    Mould-making M-car special feels more like a familiar M4 perfected than one reinvented, but it’s better than an M4 Competition and more usable than a GTS
  • McLaren 720S
    Car review
    26 May 2017
    This is the first of McLaren’s new generation of cars — and what a way to begin it is
  • Suzuki Swift
    Car review
    26 May 2017
    Suzuki’s best-selling supermini returns in a new guise and with mild hybrid tech
  • Renault Captur
    First Drive
    22 May 2017
    Renault's big-selling compact crossover gets a mild cosmetic facelift
  • First Drive
    22 May 2017
    The hardcore track-focused Performante has active aerodynamics and more power than the standard Huracán - so, does it unlock the supercar's full potential?