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Thursday 31st July 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

A connection too far

Have todays cars got too complicated? Andrew thinks the new Cactus might be…

BMW M3/M4

EU legislation has forced a character change, but is that necessarily a bad thing?

Meeting Pete Aron

Recalling an encounter with James Garner at Monza, 15 years ago

Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Targa

Raising the roof with no effort needed

Classic car prices

With the market spiralling upwards, is it heading for another collapse?

Tesla Model S P85

Powerhouse of the future now a practical reality

Reading your fellow road user

How to avoid trouble on the road

LaFerrari

Unforgettable. The only way to describe Maranello’s astonishing automotive achievement

MG3

Octagon-badged hatch boasts more facets than you’d expect

Goodwood – doing it right

Tips for getting the most out of the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Maserati Ghibli

A pointer to the future, but needs sharpening

Porsche at Le Mans

Back at Le Mans for the first time since 1998: no results to speak of but plenty of respect earned

Volkswagen Golf R

Finally, it’s a good month
if there’s an R in it

Slowly does it

Old and slow vs new and fast

Porsche Macan

In a market sector it can’t ignore, Stuttgart has built a sure seller – but no star

Bell back in a Porsche 962

Derek Bell is all set to race a 962C in the Le Mans support race even if his Donington test was washed out.

Alpina D3

173mph and 53.3mpg… but possibly not at the same time