Porsche 919 Hybrid
Porsche 919 Hybrid could go after 956’s Nürburgring record

Matt Prior: why a Porsche 919 Evo Nurburgring record attempt matters

With no minimum weight limits, no balance of power and no fuel saving to contend with, a new record attempt would be as pure as motorsport gets

by Matt Prior
22 June 2018
Tester’s notes
Pikes Peak 2018: Volkswagen ID R Pikes Peak
Romain Dumas in qualifying at Pikes Peak

Pikes Peak notebook: why the Volkswagen ID R sounds like a police car

An early morning trip to spectate at the Devil's Playground paid off with stunning views, and an up-close look at Romain Dumas' incredible machine

by James Attwood
22 June 2018
Pikes Peak
Andrew Frankel - 30 years as a motoring journalist

Andrew Frankel: from ice cream salesman to esteemed road tester

It is 30 years since Andrew Frankel became an automotive journalist. He looks back on a career in which he's dodged bullets in more ways than one

by Andrew Frankel
21 June 2018
Anything goes
Audi A5
Audi A5

Hyundai and Audi join forces - but who’s the winner?

The news that the two sides will collaborate on hydrogen fuel cell technology raises important questions

by Jim Holder
20 June 2018
Industry
2018 Le Mans
Toyota won Le Mans but faced little competition

Why the time is right for hypercars to take over Le Mans

Toyota's dominance showed the failings of the expensive LMP1 class, but new 2020 rules should spice up the spectacle of the endurance classic

by James Attwood
18 June 2018
Le Mans
BMW 8 Series

Has BMW found a gap in the market with the 8 Series?

The new two-door premium sports car revives the 8 Series nameplate last seen in 1999

by James Attwood
15 June 2018
New cars
Racing simulators
Not all race simulators are convincing from a driver’s perspective

Can driving simulators replicate reality?

With even the best driving simulators leaving us unconvinced, we take a look at some tech that could solve this

by Matt Prior
15 June 2018
Tester’s notes
Tesla Model 3
Tesla Model 3

Is Tesla moving too quickly?

With Tesla having revealed so many new plans in recent months, we discuss whether its moving too quickly

by Hilton Holloway
15 June 2018
New cars

Can the Porsche 911 feel alive again?

With turbocharging and automatic gearboxes becoming ever more prevalent in the car industry, we discuss whether we’ll ever get the old 911 back

by Andrew Frankel
11 June 2018
New cars
Elon Musk
Elon Musk doesn’t advertise here, but we’re fine with that

Matt Prior: Why Elon Musk is wrong about car journalists

The Tesla boss reckons the media is under pressure to help bring in advertising dollars (we're not, by the way)

by Matt Prior
8 June 2018
Tester’s notes

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