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Wednesday 22nd October 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

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

Ferrari 458 Speciale

An outstanding leap, but does it beat the 458 Italia?

Volvo V60 Polestar

Swedes set to challenge German performance specialists

Luca leaves Ferrari

Ferrari chairman Luca di
Montezemolo steps down
after 23 years at Maranello

Jaguar’s XE unveiled

An unusual launch event at London’s Earls Court

Audi S1

Ingolstadt’s tiddler packs lots of punch… for a hefty price

A chance reunion

The joy of finding an old
childhood friend in the attic

Vauxhall VXR8 GTS

Speed meets sophistication
as GM’s brute matures

In praise of Derek Warwick

Why the 1992 Le Mans winner deserves recognition