• Promoted | The new MINI Countryman: enjoy an epic forest adventure

    Promoted | The new MINI Countryman: enjoy an epic forest adventure
    Explore the UK's woodlands in the new MINI Countryman
    Explore the UK’s woodlands in MINI’s family-size SUV, with our pick of the best spots for stargazing, mountain-biking, wild camping and glampingLike the spacious family-size new MINI Countryman SUV, Britain is bigger than you think. With epic mountains, amazing forests, rugged coasts, scenic lakes, thrilling cities and inspiring culture, there are lots of great destinations for a break with a difference with family and friends &nd
  • Le Mans 2020: Toyota takes third straight win

    Le Mans 2020: Toyota takes third straight win
    Toyota Le Mans 2020
    Japanese firm takes glory in final year of LMP1 regulations; Aston Martin scores double success in GTE classesToyota notched up its third consecutive victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, with Sébastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Brendon Hartley dominating after technical problems hampered the other TS050 Hybrid.
    Nakajima and Buemi both scored their third consecutive victory in the endurance classic, which this year was delayed from its traditional June date and hel
  • The 50 fastest cars around Autocar's test track

    The 50 fastest cars around Autocar's test track
    MIRA has been our go-to circuit for timing production cars for more than a decade. These are the fastestAutocar has been timing the fastest production cars in the world on the dry handling circuit at MIRA for more than 15 years. Here are the quickest and most memorable.
    Tied 50th - Zenos E10 S
    Lap time: 1min 12.6secRoad test date 7.10.15 Test number 5237 Peak power 250bhp at 7000rpm Kerb weight 900kg Tyres Avon ZZR 0-60mph 4.3sec 0-100mph 11.2sec Quarter mile 13.0sec at 107.0mph
    Tied 50th - Rena
  • Import duty: A guide to buying your next used car from abroad

    Import duty: A guide to buying your next used car from abroad
    Japanese imports more than 10 years old are charged a flat VED rate: £255 if the engine is more than 1549cc, £155 if it’s less
    ‘Grey imports’ are now much more accessible, thanks to the internet, and a great way to bag a bargainNot so many years ago, the world of unofficially imported cars was as cloudy as the term ‘grey imports’ suggests. The scene, particularly for Japanese domestic market (JDM) models, was familiar only to hardcore enthusiasts with a
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  • Toyota GR Super Sport hypercar makes public debut at Le Mans

    Toyota GR Super Sport hypercar makes public debut at Le Mans
    Toyota GR Super Sport
    First public outing for Japanese firm's new halo car, which is being developed in road-going and racing forms ahead of 2021 launchThe new Toyota GR Super Sport hyper car made its first public outing in development form ahead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
    A prototype version of the machine, which is based on the double Le Mans-winning TS050 Hybrid prototype, completed a lap of the French circuit ahead of the 2020 race. Driven by former F1 racer Alex Wurz, the machine appeared
  • 2021 Lincoln Navigator

    2021 Lincoln Navigator
    What kind of car is the 2021 Lincoln Navigator? What does it compare to? The 2021 Lincoln Navigator is a luxury full-size SUV that can seat up to eight passengers. It’s a big, stylish cruiser married to an all-weather towing machine, one that makes no apologies for its opulence and glitzy look. Its rivals include the Cadillac Escalade and...
  • Vantage point: the Danish duo helping Aston Martin win at Le Mans

    Vantage point: the Danish duo helping Aston Martin win at Le Mans
    #95 Vantage AMR is driven in WEC by Sørensen and ThiimWe hear from GTE drivers and title hopefuls Marco Sørensen and Nicki ThiimYou might not expect Denmark to be a hotbed of motorsport talent, but the country has in recent years produced a surprising number of sports car drivers. And, for reasons that nobody can quite explain, a lot of them having ended up racing for Aston Martin.
    The Dane Train, as it has become known, first ran in 2012, when Christoffer Nygaard, Kristian Poulsen
  • Is the Ferrari SF90 the future of the supercar?

    Is the Ferrari SF90 the future of the supercar?
    Will the SF90 prove a blueprint for supercars of the future? The Autocar verdict is mixed
    Combining a V8 with three electric motors makes the SF90 Stradale a 986bhp beast you can tame. Will it prove a blueprint?My first visit to Maranello came in 1993, to drive the then new 456GT for this very publication. It was in its own understated way a landmark car for Ferrari: all-new from end to end, the first with a six-speed manual gearbox and the first in far too long not to rely on the Fiat parts bin
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  • Toyota’s Apex Corolla Priced, Only 6K to Be Sold

    Toyota’s Apex Corolla Priced, Only 6K to Be Sold
    If you desire more sport from your Corolla, act fast. Toyota has announced pricing for the Corolla Apex, but only 6,000 will be made. The car was announced way back in July, but now we have a price tag. That’s $26,065, including D and D, for SE models (plus $390 for a manual transmission) and […]
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  • Ford Shows Its American Pride, Part II

    Ford Shows Its American Pride, Part II
    Hot on the heels of our post about Ford touting the F-150 as one of the most valuable consumer goods built by an American company comes more patriotic news involving the Blue Oval. Ford’s other truck, the smaller Ranger, tops vehicles such as the redesigned Chevrolet Corvette C8, the Chevrolet Camaro, and the Dodge Grand […]
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  • Ford Teases Electric F-150

    Ford Teases Electric F-150
    We’re as tired of teasers are you likely are, but Ford nevertheless slipped one into its other news from earlier this week. Matt noted that Ford claimed the truck would be cheaper to own than the gas model, and that it would be produced in Michigan as part of a major investment, but what else […]
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  • Life in the Fast Lane: A Week with 1,467 Horsepower

    Life in the Fast Lane: A Week with 1,467 Horsepower
    I didn’t plan for it to happen. It just did. I had requested a Shelby GT500 loan because I’d driven the car on the launch but wanted to see what it’s like to live with the king of current Mustangs in the real world. Because the car is likely in high demand among Chicago-area automotive […]
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  • Peugeot's Le Mans Hypercar will enter World Endurance Championship - pictures

    The new Peugeot Le Mans racer will feature hybrid tech and road car design cues
  • Peugeot's Le Mans Hypercar will enter World Endurance Championship

    The new Peugeot Le Mans racer will feature hybrid tech and road car design cues
  • Peugeot Le Mans Hypercar will enter World Endurance Championship

    Peugeot Le Mans Hypercar will enter World Endurance Championship
    Peugeot Sport has revealed its entry for the new Le Mans Hypercar class. It’ll contest the 2022 World Endurance Championship, with rivals so far confirmed from Toyota and Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus.
    Revealed in a series of sketches, the new model from the three-time 24 Hours of Le Mans-winning outfit features a wild aerodynamic package, yet keeps Peugeot road car cues like the claw-like three slash lighting units front and rear.SEE MORE Toyota GR Super Sport hypercar teased in new videoP
  • Report: 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR Spied

    Report: 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR Spied
    I’ve written before that the Volkswagen Golf GTI is almost the perfect car for automotive scribes – available with a manual, affordable, and hatchbacked. Really, it’s the perfect car for almost any enthusiast on a budget who doesn’t want to sacrifice utility at the altar of sport. Then there’s the Golf R, which is a […]
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  • 2021 Mazda updates, Ford tests manual Bronco, VW's big EV plans: What's New @ The Car Connection

    2021 Mazda updates, Ford tests manual Bronco, VW's big EV plans: What's New @ The Car Connection
    What's New for 2021: Mazda The lineup includes a new turbocharged engine on two models, standard Apple CarPlay, and new Carbon Edition trims on some cars. 2020 Volkswagen Arteon sedan earns Top Safety Pick award The curvy sedan at the top of the VW lineup aced its crash-test battery from the IIHS. Volkswagen Taos enters as small crossover SUV...
  • 2020 Volkswagen Arteon sedan earns Top Safety Pick award

    2020 Volkswagen Arteon sedan earns Top Safety Pick award
    The 2020 Volkswagen Arteon full-size sedan earned a Top Safety Pick award from the IIHS, the automaker announced this week. The Arteon previously earned top "Good" ratings on all six crash tests conducted by the IIHS, but until now did not qualify for the award due to headlights that rated "Poor." New for 2020 are curve-adaptive LED headlights...
  • Will the Ford Bronco Sasquatch Get a Stick After All?

    Will the Ford Bronco Sasquatch Get a Stick After All?
    Ford Bronco enthusiasts were happy that you’ll be able to get a manual transmission. But they weren’t so happy when the company announced that the Sasquatch off-road package would only be available with an automatic transmission. The Twitter push back was intense, and Ford PR did say that the company would consider offering the Sasquatch […]
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  • Peugeot details 2022 Le Mans hypercar entry

    Peugeot details 2022 Le Mans hypercar entry
    Peugeot and Total have begun development of 670bhp hybrid hypercar for new Le Mans categoryPeugeot is using this weekend's Le Mans 24hr race to release the first images and details of its entrant to the new 2022 hypercar class of the race. 
    The French maker is developing the new hybrid racer in collaboration with Total - its main sponsor for 25 years of motorsport activities, including three Le Mans race wins. 
    As part of the new Balance of Performance regulation due to come into force
  • Report: Volkswagen Group to sell Bugatti to Rimac by end of 2020

    Report: Volkswagen Group to sell Bugatti to Rimac by end of 2020
    Centodieci is latest limited-run Bugatti
    Rimac stakeholder Porsche is set to raise its stake in Croatian EV specialist to retain some control of BugattiThe Volkswagen Group is considering selling Bugatti to EV specialist Rimac as part of a consolidation of volume car operations – and Porsche looks set to play an integral role in the deal.
    The proposed sale, although not officially confirmed, was the main topic at a recent Volkswagen Group supervisory boar
  • Best new cars coming in 2020 - Porsche to Volvo

    Best new cars coming in 2020 - Porsche to Volvo
    Porsche Panameraimage image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image
    Price: From £69,860On sale: NowWhile the changes made as part of the Panamera’s mid-life facelift won’t be immediately noticeable, Porsche has made increm
  • 2021 Ford Escape

    2021 Ford Escape
    What kind of crossover is the 2021 Ford Escape? What does it compare to? Ford’s small crossover question for 2021 is the same as peanut butter: Smooth or chunky? The 2021 Ford Escape is the smoother, spreadable side of that answer. The Escape competes against an army of smooth small crossover SUVs such as the Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, Subaru...
  • Skoda Karoq 2020 review - pictures

    Pictures of the 2019 facelifted Skoda Karoq in the UK
  • “Honda can, again, justifiably describe itself as a Ferrari-beater”

    “Honda can, again, justifiably describe itself as a Ferrari-beater”
    For a third of a century, most of Japan’s major car makers have invited me over to the Land of the Rising Yen, or let me gatecrash their HQs, design and engineering centres, test tracks, staff canteens, worryingly hi-tech toilet facilities – places like that. 
    Among the more memorable firms to host me were Tokyo (and world) No.1 Toyota, plus neighbouring, underrated, misunderstood Mitsubishi. Also special was Mazda of Hiroshima, which was – and still is – classy, and
  • Best new cars coming in 2020 - pictures

    Pictures of the best new cars coming in 2020
  • Energy firms want the right to switch off electric cars charging at home

    Energy firms want the right to switch off electric cars charging at home
    Electric cars may be perfect for people with off-street parking and a home wallbox fast charger, but a new set of rules being mulled over by the energy watchdog, Ofgem, could see power cut to EVs if the electricity network requires it during times of high demand.
    The proposals, set out in a report by the Distribution Connection and Use of System Agreement (DCUSA), warns that “Electricity networks in Great Britain were not designed to accommodate the significant additional demand that certa
  • Ford Wants You to Remember How Good For America the F-150 Is

    Ford Wants You to Remember How Good For America the F-150 Is
    Ford had a short Web meeting for the media earlier this week, and a big chunk of the time was spent on the newest version of the F-150 pickup truck, including confirmation that the company will be building an all-electric F-150 at the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center, as Matt wrote Thursday. The other big announcement […]
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  • McLaren Senna GTR LM celebrates firm's historic Le Mans win

    McLaren Senna GTR LM celebrates firm's historic Le Mans win
    Five customer-commissioned Senna GTRs feature accurately recreated liveries and enhanced performanceMcLaren’s MSO bespoke division has unwrapped five customer-commissioned special editions of the track-only Senna GTR hypercar to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the firm’s historic victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours.
    Called Senna GTR LM in reference to the F1 GTR LM that took the first, second, fourth, fifth and 13th positions at La Sarthe in 1995, each wears a unique retro-inspi
  • New Rolls-Royce Ghost 2020 review

    New Rolls-Royce Ghost 2020 review
    Verdict
    The new Ghost is a masterclass when it comes to luxury and refinement. The attention to detail and depth of engineering are staggering, as is the price, even before you start adding on options. Rolls-Royce has a monopoly on this section of the market, so in reality, it can charge whatever it likes. But it certainly doesn’t put customers off; the factory at Goodwood has never been busier.
    This is the Rolls-Royce for those who want something a little less ‘ostentatious’ t