BMW says autonomous cars mustn’t sideline drivers

Even if it's not required for the operation of the vehicle, a steering wheel will still be a part of BMWs cars

11 December 2017
News
Subaru XV

Subaru XV 2.0 SE Premium 2018 review

Second-generation XV sits on a new platform and is safer and more refined than before, but it suffers from the same problems that plagued its predecessor

11 December 2017
First Drive
Morgan Plus 4

PistonHeads' 12 Days of Christmas: win a Morgan Plus 4 for a weekend

Our sister title's annual competition has opened again with 12 presents up for grabs

10 December 2017
News
Anything goes
Tesla Model S
The inaugural race is scheduled for the summer. For the time being, all 20 cars will be modified versions of Tesla’s Model S P100D

Tesla Model S P85D Electric GT racer driven

GT racing is going electric – and we've driven one of the modified Tesla Model S machines that will compete for the first Electric GT title in 2018

10 December 2017
News
Electric GT
McLaren Senna revealed: new track-focused hypercar produces 789bhp
Five years on from its rule-breaking P1 hypercar, McLaren has unveiled a second member of its range-topping Ultimate Series...

McLaren Senna revealed: 'brutal' track-focused hypercar produces 789bhp

£750,000 Ultimate Series model weighs 1198kg dry; it produces 660bhp per tonne

10 December 2017
News
New cars
McLaren Senna

McLaren’s Andy Palmer on the new Senna hypercar

Vehicle line boss reveals what clues the Senna offers for McLaren’s future and why its doors have clear panels

10 December 2017
News
New cars
McLaren Senna
The McLaren Senna has been revealed on social media, ahead of the car's official release by the brand

McLaren Senna name confirmed for 789bhp track-focused hypercar

Stripped-out, lightweight Ultimate Series model due next summer - first images have surfaced on social media ahead of tonight's reveal

9 December 2017
News
New cars
Arrow STF
Competitors in the biennial Bridgestone World Solar Challenge race across one of the least hospitable places on Earth

World Solar Challenge - the most extreme road race on earth?

The World Solar Challenge is the ultimate no-octane motorsport. What's it like to race a solar-powered car on Australia's most demanding road

9 December 2017
News
Motorsport
Jaguar F-Type and Audi R8
Prices for the new four-cylinder Jaguar F-Type start at more than £50,000. We pitched it against a similarly priced second-hand Audi R8

New vs used: Jaguar F-Type and Audi R8 head-to-head

Starting at more than £50,000, Jaguar’s new four-cylinder F-Type is aiming high. Can it compete with a similarly priced second-hand Audi R8?

9 December 2017
News
New cars
DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 4x4
The DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 4x4 will be the first car to feature the PSA Group's second-generation PHEV powertrain

DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 4x4 PHEV prototype 2017 review

The PSA Group is aiming to launch eight plug-in hybrids by 2021. We've had an early taste of its second-generation 'Hybrid 4' driveline

8 December 2017
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