How Does The Last Jaguar XK Stack Up To The F-Type?

The Jaguar F-Type is an absolutely wonderful car and is a sign of more great things to come from the people at Jaguar. With it's arrival we also see the departure of the old XK, which probably was never the greatest thing on the road but still rather charming. » 8/08/14 12:17pm 8/08/14 12:17pm

Is The Volvo V60 Polestar A Driver's Car?

There's no doubt the "I'm-afraid-I-just-blue-myself" blue Volvo V60 Polestar is the sort of car auto-journalist's dreams are made of, but is it any good to drive? » 6/06/14 10:24am 6/06/14 10:24am

McLaren P1 Is A Techno Speed Demon That Will Give You Verbal Diarrhea

Basically nobody outside of Jay Leno has driven the McLaren P1. But now Autocar has gotten a chance. And it seems like it's amazing. » 1/28/14 2:20pm 1/28/14 2:20pm

The P15 is Coming to Save the Less Fortunate: McLaren Themselves

The forthcoming McLaren P15 will slip into the stream between the generically fast McLaren 12C and the ungodly fast McLaren P1, utilizing the same basic engine, chassis, and styling components that make McLaren the only supercar manufacturer able to truly challenge the likes of Maranello since Lamborghini. » 1/25/14 12:03pm 1/25/14 12:03pm

But Is The Alfa Romeo 4C As Good As The Cayman Or The FR-S/BRZ?

If you're like me, you're crossing out the days on your calendar until the Alfa Romeo 4C comes to America. It's the 21st century Ferrari Dino we've all been dreaming about. But how can it handle its rivals on a track? » 1/21/14 9:00am 1/21/14 9:00am

The lightweight 50 mpg turbodiesel sports car no one builds

What would the perfect 21st century sports car be like? Autocar magazine fantasizes about a low, wide, mean-looking roadster with the weight of a pregnant carp and the torque of a farm tractor. Give or take. Actually, it's better than it sounds. » 5/20/11 12:00pm 5/20/11 12:00pm

How To Be One Of The Best Car Journalists... In The World

Want to write about cars? Love British magazines like Evo and Autocar? Jack Baruth at Speed:Sport:Life recently took a look inside the world of one of the most glamorous positions... in the world. Here's how you get in. —Ed. » 5/11/10 2:00pm 5/11/10 2:00pm

Top Gear's "Car To Save The World" Independently Reviewed

Last night, frustrated that plug-in hybrids like the Chevy Volt are developing too slowly, Top Gear revealed its very own range-extender hybrid. Now, Autocar has conducted an independent road test to discover what we know already: it's crappy. » 11/24/09 9:00am 11/24/09 9:00am

The Dilemma Facing British Car Shoppers In 1951: Alvis, Bristol, or…

The last round of print ads from old issues of Autocar was a lot of fun, so I've scanned another batch from 1951. We've got everything from the Rover 75 to the Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn. » 8/23/09 2:30pm 8/23/09 2:30pm

Will It Drift? Mercedes E-Class Hearse

Steve Sutcliffe, Autocar UK's road-test editor, a connoisseur of slideways dorifto action, attempts to quell his morbid curiosity of whether a Mercedes E-Class Hearse can deliver the recently deceased in tire-murdering style. » 6/09/09 3:20pm 6/09/09 3:20pm

If 9 Were 6: BMW's Rumored "Z9" or "Z10" May Be New "Z6" Supercar

BMW bosses have already admitted a flagship project is in the works. Now, according to the UK's Autocar magazine, that project could be the Z6. Based on the 6-Series, natch, the new supercar — which had once been rumored to be dubbed "Z9" or "Z10" — will show off some of the weight-saving technologies the Bimmer boys… » 5/25/06 8:30am 5/25/06 8:30am

Between the Lines: Autocar's Sutcliffe on the Bugatti Veyron

Having watched Car & Driver fumble the Bugatti-shaped literary football, it s time to check out UK weekly Autocar s take on the big Kahuna. To go flat out in the fastest car ever, the august publication threw the keys to their Editor-at-Large, Steve Sutcliffe. As Autocar s top lead foot, Sutcliffe has driven every… » 11/03/05 1:00pm 11/03/05 1:00pm

Between the Lines: Autocar Reviews the Spyker C8 Spyder

Jalopnik s exploration of the tension between art and commerce in the review sections of various US car mags continues. Meanwhile, we couldn t help but notice a stunning example of this literary sub-genre in the 11 October issue of Brit weekly Autocar. Although Spyker doesn t advertise within Autocar s glossy pages,… » 10/25/05 9:28am 10/25/05 9:28am