Autocar writers review the cars of their birth years
You might know what was number one in the charts when you were born, but what was rocking the motoring world?

The test of time: the best cars from the Autocar team's birth-years

Six of our writers, young and not so young, hook up with cars of the same vintage to discover the greatest year in motoring history

20 July 2019
News
Mercedes-AMG S65 shows off the joys of the V12
S65's V12 is based on the normally aspirated 1998 M137 5.8-litre engine first used in the S600, in which it developed just 362bhp and 391lb ft of torque

Farewell to the V12: celebrating the endangered engine

The days of the V12 are numbered. We prepare to bid farewell to this most glorious of engine configurations and look at why it’s so special

20 July 2019
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Features

Jaguar Land Rover and BMW to extend alliance plans

The two firms are set to extend recently agreed deal into sharing petrol, diesel and hybrid engines, according to Autocar sources

19 July 2019
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Industry

Bentley Flying Spur First Edition packs unique trim and kit

British brand celebrates the launch of its new luxury saloon with £200,000 limited-edition variant

19 July 2019
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New cars
McLaren 720S 2019 long-term review - hero side

McLaren 720S 2019 long-term review

Is living with a true hypercar any harder than living with a family hatchback? We're finding out

19 July 2019
Long-Term Review
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

New Chevrolet Corvette could get hybrid or electric versions

Latest version of American classic launches with 6.2-litre V8 – but electrified versions will follow

19 July 2019
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New cars
BMW appoints Oliver Zipse as new CEO

BMW names Oliver Zipse as new CEO

Electrification advocate succeeds Harald Kruger as the firm ramps up its EV development strategy

19 July 2019
News
Industry
Seatbelt warning light
Penalty points for drivers who don't belt up are being considered

New road safety plan includes stricter seatbelt laws and alcolocks

The Department for Transport has unveiled a 74-point strategy aimed at reducing crash rates on Britain's roads

19 July 2019
News
Industry
Fiat 500e spy shot

All-new electric Fiat 500 spied testing ahead of 2020 reveal

Electric variant of next-generation Fiat 500 is undergoing testing ahead of a Geneva motor show reveal

19 July 2019
News
Geneva motor show
Driving the Chevrolet Corvette through rural England
Quintessential America meets quintessential England

A British farewell to the C7-gen Chevrolet Corvette

Corvettes are built for American highways, so we said goodbye to the outgoing variant with a single-track trek across the South of England

19 July 2019
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Features
Jeep Wrangler TJ cornering - front
Would you fork out £6500 for a clean example of America's Defender?

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 19 July

The seller of this charming Jeep Wrangler TJ is being cautiously optimistic with their price, but it could still be a good deal

19 July 2019
News
Used cars
Corvette Stingray C8 official reveal - front

Mid-engined Chevrolet Corvette C8 Stingray arrives with 495bhp V8

New mid-engined layout, a first for a production 'Vette, to take on European rivals

19 July 2019
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