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Hypercars – all just hype

18/03/14

Andrew Frankel thinks that the pursuit of ‘hypercar’ performance can be counter-intuitive

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The return of the rear-engined city car

10/03/14

The new Renault Twingo is rear-engined, much like city cars of old, but why did we start putting the engine up front?

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A Lambo to love

04/03/14

Andrew Frankel thinks that Lamborghini’s new Huracan could appeal to a different sort of customer than its existing range

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Has Mini gone too far with its new model?

18/02/14

Andrew Frankel asks whether BMW has strayed too far from Alec Issigonis’s original concept for the Mini

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Launching a new car company

21/01/14

Andrew Frankel looks at the newly announced David Brown Automotive and what lies ahead for the new company

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The death of the dashboard

17/12/13

Andrew Frankel laments the decline of dashboard design over the years

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Get Norman Dewis a knighthood

03/12/13

Andrew Frankel on why Jaguar test driver and disc brake developer Norman Dewis deserves to be recognised for his achievements

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How to save fuel

28/11/13

Ed Foster goes to Southampton University to talk fuel saving and what we can do to help

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Are car journalists ‘bought’?

26/11/13

Andrew Frankel on the difficult balance struck by road testers and how an opinion can’t often be bought

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Honda is back

19/11/13

Andrew Frankel thinks Honda is back on the right track with its new Civic Type-R and the planned NSX

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BMW’s i3 leads the electric car field

12/11/13

Andrew Frankel thinks the BMW is the best of the electric bunch, but without better range it’s not perfect yet

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Charles will be missed at Morgan

22/10/13

Andrew Frankel explains why Morgan’s decision to oust the grandson of the company’s founder makes little sense

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Things ain’t what they used to be

15/10/13

Andrew Frankel asks whether new technology really does increase driving pleasure.

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Does top speed still matter?

08/10/13

Koenigsegg, the Swedish supercar manufacturer, has just announced the latest version of its Agera supercar, along with the news that …

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Alfa Romeo’s 4C launch at Balocco

25/09/13

This is why I love Italy. Last night we turned up at the Balocco test track to attend the press …

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Judging at Syon Park’s Salon Privé

10/09/13

What do you think of Concours d’Elegance? I ask because while through my day job testing road cars and sitting …

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Jaguar’s SUV

03/09/13

The secret is out. Ish. Jaguar has released the first picture of a new car and so the endless process …

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The joys of a 1964 Fiat 500

13/08/13

I fear I may have been taking my own advice a little too seriously. Almost exactly a year ago in …

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The return of TVR

30/07/13

I see reports in the press promising that TVRs will be back on sale by 2015. I note the man …

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F1 driver to give VUHL public debut

10/07/13

Gumpert is not a ‘fast’ word. Neither is Koenigsegg (I struggle just to pronounce that one). As for the INNOTECH …

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The rising price of Aston Martins

04/06/13

Am I alone in still goggling at some of the prices paid for Aston Martins at Bonhams’ sale at Newport …

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As well as writing regular road tests for the magazine and website, Andrew Frankel also writes a weekly feature on the road car industry. Whether the feature is on the future plans of one of the car manufacturers, or an interview with one of the industry’s leading figures, Frankel’s words are guaranteed to keep you up to date with the news and opinion that matters.