Opinion: Is McLaren readying the Senna for Le Mans?

Opinion: Is McLaren readying the Senna for Le Mans?

This track-focused hypercar wouldn’t need to be road legal, unless it were to be entered into the world’s most famous endurance race…

by Jim Holder
10 December 2017
New cars
Traffic Jam
Sometimes, what’s good for the environment is bad for people liking the government

Opinion: 'Singling out diesels is a facile solution to a complex problem'

This week, we discuss the Government's rather bonkers response to dieselgate and why motorists want better public transport

by Matt Prior
8 December 2017
Anything goes
BMW M3
The M3, along with the M5, spearhead M's current line-up

Opinion: Will BMW M's expansion affect its key cars?

We discuss whether upcoming, softer M models will undermine what BMW has achieved with its performance arm

by Matt Prior
7 December 2017
New cars
Lamborghini Urus

Why the Lamborghini Urus SUV makes perfect sense

Lamborghini is best known for lap-record-breaking supercars – but a big-booted SUV will transform its finances

by James Attwood
4 December 2017
New cars
Lamborghini Urus

Will the Lamborghini Urus be able to mask its heavy weight?

Weighing in at 2200kg, the Urus is considerably heavier than its siblings - but it comes with the same promises of sharpness and agility

by Richard Lane
4 December 2017
New cars
Lister Storm
Lister Storm - I’d forgotten about this one until our gallery celebrating 101 years of the V12 engine came along. It’s so idiosyncratic to its era, looking complex enough to resemble something out of a futuristic movie yet simplistic enough to look like an oversized toy.

The best and worst things I’ve seen this week: 1 December 2017

Behind-the-scenes glimpses and other observations from the last seven days around the car industry

by Jimi Beckwith
1 December 2017
New cars
Lexus LC500
Prior’s second favourite place in Chobham

Is there a market for alpine-scented brake pads?

This week, we discuss the rigours of shooting cornering photos of our cars and how cars could be friendlier

by Matt Prior
1 December 2017
Tester’s notes
Volkswagen Lupo 16 inch Volvo wheels

The road to Worthersee in a Volkswagen Lupo - the wheels go on

The real transformation begins as the Volvo wheels go on. It's not as easy as it first seems, though...

by Jimi Beckwith
30 November 2017
New cars
Subaru Ascent
The Subaru Ascent SUV contains 19 cup and bottle holders

Is there such a thing as too many cupholders?

The new Subaru Ascent SUV features a whopping 19 cupholders. But what do you do with so many drink receptacles?

by James Attwood
30 November 2017
LA motor show
Opinion: Jeep Wrangler – how to reinvent an off-road icon
The new Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler – this is how to reinvent an off-road icon

The new Wrangler has been successfully reinvented; it could hold some lessons for Land Rover's Defender successor

by Mark Tisshaw
30 November 2017
LA motor show

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  • Subaru XV
    First Drive
    11 December 2017
    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
  • Mini Cooper S Works 210
    Car review
    8 December 2017
    Mini splits the difference between Cooper S and John Cooper Works, and what a revelation it is
  • Seat Ibiza
    First Drive
    8 December 2017
    Does the Seat Ibiza deserve class honours ahead of the Ford Fiesta? We spend six months with one to discover just that
  • Alpine A110
    First Drive
    7 December 2017
    The Alpine A110 is back. We witness the rebirth of the French sports car maker and drive the wonderful A110, one of the best driver's cars in years
  • Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate
    First Drive
    7 December 2017
    The Mercedes-Benz E-Class could be all the estate car you’ll ever want — or it could be overkill. Let’s see which...