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Thursday 18th December 2014

 

Andrew Frankel

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Senior Contributing Writer

After an inglorious stint in the City convinced him that he could handle cars better than he handled money, Andrew joined Autocar many years ago as a junior tester. Since then he has become one of the industry’s senior figures. Editor of Motor Sport for five years, he now runs our road test section.

Most recent

The return of car classes

Why car manufacturers need to get back to a simpler way of classifying their ranges

The Ferrari FXX K

Ferrari’s bizarre naming strategy continues with the FXX K…

Sports cars in the media

Why does the mainstream media ignore sports car racing until something bad happens?

Comparing eras at Mercedes

Fangio vs Moss and
Hamilton vs Rosberg

Mercedes AMG GT S vs Porsche 911 GTS

Two similar sports cars, from two Stuttgart-based marques, launched on the same day

MPG manipulation

A report sheds new light on long-disputed motor industry claims

Spinning off Ferrari

What Sergio Marchionne’s plans for Ferrari might mean for the company down the road

Audi to enter F1?

Why last week’s rumour is nothing more than speculation… and why it might contain a grain of truth

Death of the super-SUV

Would it be so bad if luxury and supercar manufacturers’ SUVs never made it to market?

Mercedes-Benz C250 Bluetec AMG Line

Has Merc finally matched the 3-series?

Great racing isn’t hard to find

A reminder of how good we have it as race fans in 2014

Porsche Boxster GTS

Swift and sophisticated, the best in breed has just got better

Affordable classics

Five classics that won’t break the bank like their more illustrious stable-mates

Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake

Meet the 180mph dog-carrier that’s
blessed with many other fine features

Amateur racing at its best (and worst)

Taking on the Spa Six Hours in a Ford Falcon… again

Aston Martin Vanquish

Fast and fruity, but not without flaws

McLaren 650S

British supercar hits new peaks of accomplishment

Happy birthday Stirling

Why, at the age of 85, Stirling Moss still means so much to motor sport