Formula E 2019 season decider in New York - racing

Opinion: Why Formula E is succeeding in New York City

An exciting season finale proves the electric race series is maturing quickly, and that manufacturers are firmly on board

by James Attwood
15 July 2019
Motorsport
2020 Land Rover Defender dashboard image
Was this image of the new Defender scooped or leaked?

Matt Prior: Why Land Rover hasn't revealed the Defender

Leaked images are just that - leaked. Solihull's actually keeping its cards close to its chest

by Matt Prior
12 July 2019
Tester’s notes
Grand Prix cornering

Racing Lines: why Norris could steal Hamilton's thunder at this weekend's British GP

Home fans will be cheering Lewis Hamilton onto a sixth win at Silverstone, but the standout stars are more towards the middle of the pack

by Autocar
11 July 2019
Motorsport

The new Mini Electric has been a decade in the making

Mini's first trials of a battery-powered model showed promise, and the new car shows how far things have come

by Hilton Holloway
9 July 2019
New cars
Ferrari SP2 at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2019

Ferrari SP2 Monza: First ride in ultra-rare speedster

This 812-based attention-seeker is all about getting the crowd on its feet, but climb aboard and you'll see magic behind the scenes as well

by Felix Page
7 July 2019
Goodwood Festival of Speed
Mercedes-AMG A45 S cornering

Mercedes-AMG A45: a sideways ride with drift mode engaged

Affalterbach's monstrous new hot hatchback proves four-wheel drive and tail-out fun can coexist

by Tom Morgan
6 July 2019
Goodwood Festival of Speed
Jaguar I-Pace leaving the production line in Graz
Electric XJ will follow in the footsteps of Jaguar's EV pioneer, the I-Pace

Opinion: Jaguar gets on the front foot with an electric XJ

JLR's plans for an electric XJ have been confirmed, and could be the first step in a significant regeneration for the brand

by Steve Cropley
5 July 2019
Industry
BMW M2 Competition vs BMW M3 CSL
Our M-car clash is coming to a screen near you

Matt Prior: Why newer doesn't always mean better

BMW's new M cars might be safe, quiet and easy to drive, but the legendary E46 M3 CSL remains a high point

by Matt Prior
5 July 2019
Tester’s notes
Autocar rides in the Radical Rapture

Radical Rapture: first ride in road-legal track weapon

This 765kg two-seater's twin-turbo four-pot packs 350bhp and exploits every bit of its potential. We go for a ride up the hill

by Felix Page
4 July 2019
Goodwood Festival of Speed
Aston Martin at Le Mans in 1959
Carroll Shelby takes the flag for Aston at Le Mans 60 years ago

Racing lines: How Carroll Shelby helped Aston Martin win Le Mans 1959

Aston Martin's breakthrough success was a fantastic display of driving ability and human endurance

by Damien Smith
4 July 2019
Motorsport
Polestar 1
The Polestar 1 bucks convention in a way future models won’t

Matt Prior: How will we tell electric cars apart?

Emitting the same electric whirr and offering roughly the same performance, EVs will have to rely on style to stand out

by Matt Prior
28 June 2019
Tester’s notes
BMW i8 drifting
i8 fulfilled its objective as a 'statement piece' for early EV adopters

Opinion: Car design - the new Mission Impossible?

Why planning ten years ahead is getting harder than ever

by Jim Holder
27 June 2019
Industry

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