Each week our team of experienced senior road testers pick out a new model from the world of innovative, premium and performance badges, and put it through its paces.
The Goodwood Test: 2018 Mercedes A‑Class
Andrew Frankel has been racing cars for over 20 years and testing them for nearer to 30. He is senior contributing writer to both Autocar and MotorSport magazines, sits on the Car of the Year jury and was chief car tester for the Sunday Times for 15 years. He cites driving and writing as the only disciplines for which he has any talent and therefore considers himself vocationally employed. When he is not working he lives quietly in the Wye Valley with his family, a small and unimportant accumulation of cheap old cars and some sheep.
- Tony Crook: the man who kept Bristol Cars alive – Thank Frankel it’s Friday
- The BMW i8 was the perfect car at the wrong time – Thank Frankel it’s Friday (Monday Special)
- Would Mercedes leaving Formula 1 be bad for the sport? Thank Frankel it’s Friday
- Is the Lotus 72 the best Formula 1 car of all time? Thank Frankel it’s Friday