Renault Twingo

Autocar confidential: Twingo's electric ambitions, VW's name game and more

Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up a week in gossip from across the automotive industry

15 October 2019
News
Linda Jackson with C5 Aircross
Linda Jackson: "Cars in Europe often have so much technology that people don’t use half of it"

Citroen boss: comfort and creativity remain core values

As brand turns 100, focus shifts to streamlined dealer model and retaining radical design language

15 October 2019
News
Industry
Cupra supermini EV render 2019

Small Seat EV to spawn Cupra model

Low-price Seat supermini EV is expected in 2022 and a hot Cupra version will join it

15 October 2019
News
New cars
Lexus RS F-Sport 2019 front three quarters

Lexus RX F-Sport 2019 review

Impressive comfort, improved dynamics and upgraded interior makes the RX as close to rivals as it's ever been

14 October 2019
First Drive

The world’s most unlikely rally cars

Join us as we explore everything from Porsche 911s to Renault Zoes - here are the most unlikely rally cars ever

14 October 2019
Slideshow
Volkswagen ID R sets record at Big Gate Road
Pikes Peak also has bumps but, compared to the Big Gate Road, it’s a flat autobahn

How Volkswagen conquered China's toughest road - with onboard video

Watch the blistering electric racer set another record on one of the world’s most spectacular mountain roads, and find out how it was possible

14 October 2019
News
Features
Mini 5-door Cooper S 2019 long-term review - hero front

Mini Cooper S 5-door 2019 long-term review

Can the addition two extra doors retain the sense of fun the Mini is best known for? We found out over five months

14 October 2019
Long-Term Review
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New Porsche Taycan 4S revealed

New Porsche Taycan 4S unveiled with £83,000 price

Porsche reveals lesser trim grades for its first electric car, with up to 563bhp and 287 miles of range thanks to option packs

14 October 2019
News
New cars
Audi e-tron Sportback spyshot front

New Audi E-tron Sportback seen ahead of debut next month

LA motor show unveiling for Audi's second electric SUV, prototypes are caught testing with no disguise

14 October 2019
News
Geneva motor show
Mercedes-Benz R129 SL
SLs are solid and well finished but rust is becoming an issue

Used car buying guide: Mercedes-Benz SL320

R129-gen cruiser is a no-brainer if you’re after a prestigious and solidly built used convertible, but there are pitfalls to be avoided

14 October 2019
News
Used cars
Cupra Tavascan concept - front

Seat could rebrand as Cupra in upmarket push

Seat may take its sub-brand’s name under plans by owner VW to target more premium end of the market

14 October 2019
News
New cars
ABS: snow-covered road simulation
ABS is one of the most brilliant technologies of all and gives cadence braking to everyone without them even knowing

Under the skin: Why you can always count on ABS

Pioneered by Mercedes, Antiblockiersystem technology makes your car behave like a human when the going gets slippy

14 October 2019
News
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