Supersport Supercars: Audi R8 isn't showy but delivers on thrills

Supersport Supercars: Audi R8 delivers on thrills


It’s terrifying to admit that I’ve been road-testing cars for nearly 20 years. I started at university and joined Autocar at 21 ...
Connected cars and flared cylinders: five things we learnt at BMW's Innovation Day

Connected cars and flared cylinders: BMW Innovation...


Cars that nag you to hurry up, cone-shaped engine cylinders, batteries that take you farther and seat fabric made from the seeds of a giant, tropical...
Me and My Motor: Eddie the Eagle Edwards

Me and My Motor: 'Eddie the Eagle' Edwards


One of the most memorable images in Olympic history was the sight of Michael Edwards soaring – or falling, to be more precise – from the ski jump...
Great Drives: Scotland's North Coast 500 in pictures

Great Drives: Scotland's North Coast 500 in pictures


Often spoken of as Britain's answer to Route 66, the North Coast 500 follows the edge of the Scottish Highlands and takes in 500 miles of the best...
Me and My Motor: Theo Paphitis — cars are the real deal for the Dragons’ Den star

Me and My Motor: Theo Paphitis, the Dragons’ Den...


Theo Paphitis won’t reveal exactly how many cars he owns — “Mrs P might be shocked if she read the true figure” — but, he admits, “it...
Supersport Supercars: Alistair Weaver heads to the daunting Zolder circuit for the third round of the 2016 Caterham Supersport Championship in a Mercedes-AMG GT

Supersport supercars: going bonkers in Belgium with...


Once a year the Caterham Supersport Championship circus pitches its big top in a foreign clime. Last year it was Zandvoort in Holland; this year it...
Twin test: New Bentley Bentayga SUV v Range Rover SVAutobiography

Twin test: New Bentley Bentayga SUV v Range Rover SVAutobiography


The luxury marque has produced its first SUV. We test it against a high-class rival from Land Rover.
Girl racers hit the road in Ford Focus RS, VW Golf R and BMW M2

Girl racers: Ford Focus RS, VW Golf R & BMW M2


Driving’s boy racers stood down and handed over to three girl racers to put recently released models from Ford and Volkswagen through their paces...
Goodwood Festival of Speed 2016

Goodwood Festival of Speed 2016 highlights


It seemed somehow highly appropriate that the Goodwood Festival of Speed should fall in the week of the Brexit vote...

Heartbreak for Toyota in last-minute Le Mans defeat


The most dramatic sport story of the weekend didn’t happen on a football pitch or a tennis court; nor did it involve Lewis Hamilton and a cranky...
Gone in a puff of smoke: UK spot checks on car emissions axed

Gone in a puff of smoke: UK spot checks on car emissions...


A cloud of grey-brown exhaust as a diesel car accelerates, an old car blowing blue oil smoke — sights like these are all too common on Britain’s...
Me and My Motor: Sir Chris Hoy on racing at Le Mans and his life in cars

Me and My Motor: Sir Chris Hoy


Sir Chris Hoy is making a comeback on the racetrack this summer — but not on two wheels. Instead, he will press the pedal to the metal in a 200mph...