Richard Aucock

Richard is director at Motoring Research. He has been with us since 2001, and has been a motoring journalist even longer. He won the IMCO Motoring Writer of the Future Award in 1996 and the acclaimed Sir William Lyons Award in 1998. Both awards are run by the Guild of Motoring Writers and Richard is currently chairman of the world's largest organisation for automotive media professionals. Richard is also a juror for World Car Awards and the UK juror for the AUTOBEST awards.

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Jaguar XF R-Sport review – 2014 first drive

Jaguar responds to BMW M Sport and Audi S line trims with a sport-look, eco-conscious new trim line of its own: meet R-Sport.

Vauxhall Astra GTC Bi-Turbo review – 2014 UK test

Like the Vauxhall Astra VXR but not the turbo petrol fuel bills? Here's your 50mpg turbodiesel answer...

Jaguar to build special E-type Lightweight series

Brand-new factory-fresh E-types will again be sold by Jaguar as it completes a limited run started in the 1960s...

BMW M3 Saloon review – 2014 first drive

Four-door M car keeps the M3 name alive; same as the M4 Coupe underneath, just with a different - and more practical - bodyshell

BMW M4 Coupe review – 2014 first drive

New BMW M4 Coupe replaces the M3 Coupe; the 420hp V8 is out and a 431hp straight-six turbo is in. Efficiency and entertainment are key targets; it's priced from £56,635 and is on sale 21 June 2014

Kia Soul review – 2014 first drive

The new Kia Soul is as quirky as ever: it's now better to drive but no less standout to look at. The choice remains as before: one of these, or a Nissan Juke? Second generation of...

MINI One review: 2014 first drive

Smallest-engined MINI in a generation Lowers new MINI entry point but doesn’t strip back the sophistication Priced from £13,750 | On sale now Richard Aucock | April 2014 The new MINI: all eyes to date have been on the...

Toyota hits back at Ford: Corolla is world’s best selling car

Ford may claim the Focus was the best selling car name in 2013, but the Toyota Corolla still remains the world’s best selling car, says the firm.  Total global Corolla sales reached 1.22 million in 2013...

Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept revealed in New York

Land Rover has revealed the Discovery Vision Concept New York, showcasing how it will turn Discovery from one model into a range of cars.

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Highways England to make motoring easier for disabled drivers

New measures designed to help the five percent of drivers with a disability include guides to motorway service areas with 360-degree images.

Jaguar F-Pace (2016) review: right on pace

Jaguar’s first SUV is right on the pace. No wonder the firm is already claiming the F-Pace will be the best-selling Jaguar ever: it’s bang on target.

Ferrari F8 Tributo (2020) review

Ferrari pays tribute to its V8 supercars with the magnificent F8 Tributo. We drive it on home turf in Italy.

2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI, Golf GTE and Golf GTD compared

Volkswagen has revealed three hot new Golfs: petrol GTI, hybrid GTE, and diesel GTD. We compare them to see how they measure up.