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Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. Land Rover Discovery Sport and BMW X3 – Group test

Mercedes-Benz finally has a mid-sized SUV to rival BMW’s X3 in the UK, where it also faces the home-grown talent of the Land Rover Discovery Sport It doesn’t seem that long ago that Mercedes SUVs came in two sizes: modest, as anyone might reasonably rate three generations of the M-Class,Read More

Bentley Continental GT long-term test review – enjoying an elastic V8

We’ve not had it long, but our Continental GT has already started racking up the miles Our three-year-old pre-owned Conti GT V8 has been accumulating miles at an alarming rate. We’ve had it just four weeks and the mileage has already climbed from just over 21,000 when it left BentleyRead More

Rossi and Iannone Reveal AGV Winter Test Helmets

The MotoGP circus began its first official test of the season at Sepang in Malaysia, and though the riders are returning from the winter break, the weather at Sepang is anything but frigid. To celebrate the start of 2016 MotoGP action, AGV riders Andrea Iannone and Valentino Rossi debuted theirRead More

Jaguar Land Rover to test autonomous vehicles on UK roads

Forty-one mile ‘living laboratory’ will evaluate car-to-car technology to reduce traffic jams and improve safety Jaguar Land Rover has revealed plans to test autonomous and connected vehicle technology on 41 miles of public roads, as part of a UK Connected Intelligent Transport Environment (CITE) project that’s worth £5.5 million. TheRead More

2016 Kawasaki ZX-10R Review and Dyno Test

The chance to review an all-new motorcycle prior to the bike’s world launch is about as rare as a Vincent White Shadow, but that’s the opportunity our Australian correspondent, Jeff Ware, received late last November when he got to spin laps aboard Kawasaki’s all-new ZX-10R. Because the new 10R isRead More

Porsche 911 Carrera S versus Jaguar F-Type R – twin test

Porsche has embraced the dark side of turbocharging for the 911, but has that dulled its sabre-sharp edge? There is an awful lot of navel-gazing being done about the new Porsche 911. Few sections of the car enthusiast community are more prone to such things than Porsche devotees. It’s Weissach’sRead More

How to pass an MoT test – pictures


AMA Pro Flat Track Champions Test Resurfaced Taree Track

The following release is being distributed on behalf of Troy Bayliss Events: AMA Pro Flat Track Champions Brad Baker and Jake Johnson got their first look at Taree Motorcycle Club’s newly resurfaced track today during a shakedown ahead of this Saturday’s Motul, Pirelli Troy Bayliss Classic presented by Insure MyRead More

Ovik Crossway review: we test the UK’s toughest SUV – pictures


Ovik Crossway review: we test the UK’s toughest SUV

Features 2 Jan, 2016 Family-owned Brit firm Ovik has just launched the Crossway – a 'fortress-like' 4×4 – and we got behind the wheel to try it out Latest

East Anglian Air Ambulance – Christmas road test

The quickest way to get emergency care to those who need it most Even by the standards of Autocar’s Christmas Road Test, in which we deliberately test something that is not a car, this is slightly unconventional. Assessing the East Anglian Air Ambulance is a test of not just theRead More

The road test year 2015

Zenos’ E10 S was a surprise joy at the start of this year From Audi to Zenos, our road testing triumvirate looks back at 12 months behind the wheel of the hottest new models in motoring January-April, Matt Prior We always discover something useful when we take a car toRead More