Richard Aucock

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MD at automotive publisher and content agency Motoring Research. 

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The Ford Fiesta XR2 was the car for city slickers in the 1980s. Bought on a ruinously expensive HP deal, preferably in red, they [...]

14 May
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At the recent New York Auto Show, the World Car Awards 2018 were presented. The planet’s largest automotive awards, prize-winners [...]

13 April
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The Range Rover SV Coupe, revealed at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show, is billed as the fastest and most exclusive [...]

22 March
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Aston Martin’s dynamic president and CEO Andy Palmer is making up for lost time. Until recently, the Gaydon firm was still [...]

6 March
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A decade ago, you couldn’t park up an SUV in London without risking it being covered by faux parking tickets castigating you [...]

9 January
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The previous BMW M5 was a disappointment. Sure, it was supercar fast, but it wasn’t supercar fun. The fact BMW had to feed [...]

11 December
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Soichiro Honda founded the company with motorcycles but always dreamt of making an aircraft. Others within his firm shared this [...]

13 November
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The BMW X3 is a mid-size premium SUV that sells well but doesn’t really excite. It’s not like the X5, which is a bruiser, [...]

30 October
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They say never meet your heroes, but I couldn’t go through life having never driven a 1980s E30 BMW M3. Apparently, Munich [...]

2 October
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The huge Frankfurt IAA motor show is now in full swing, and to mark the opening day, 10 Greenpeace protestors gathered around [...]

13 September
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Britain is fast becoming a nation of SUV lovers, which is bad news for our nation’s second love: dogs. Spare a thought for [...]

4 September
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I never really got on with the old Audi RS5. I remember taking one home once; I hadn’t even made it through the front door [...]

21 August
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What do all those people who buy Land Rovers and Range Rovers in London do with them? By and large, they use them to drive out [...]

7 August
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Drive a diesel car in London? Monster! Recent emissions revelations have turned you into an outcast. It doesn’t matter that [...]

2 May
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Motor racing is not cheap. The race-ready cousins of big super-car brands such as Porsche, Aston Martin and Ferrari will set [...]

10 April
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