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Ben Oliver

Ben Oliver

Automobile Magazine

articles by Ben Oliver

land rover
News & Rumors

Land Rover Finds The Fountain of Youth

Land Rover is displaying the growth of a Silicon Valley startup and posting profits that must make its former owners weep.
Jul 29, 2013
2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport
Road Tests

2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Prototype Drive

Now with Dynamic Mode Terrain Response.
May 02, 2013
mini-cooper-convertible
Road Tests

Such Great Heights

Driving to the roof of the world in a Mini Cooper.
Feb 05, 2013
lotus-elan
News & Rumors

This Car Is Killing Lotus

Fifty years after giving us the ideal sports car, the Elan, Lotus is on the ropes. (Again.) Its only path to survival, Ben Oliver explains, is to move on from sports cars.
Nov 01, 2012
ta ta nano
News & Rumors

Ta ta, Nano?

No one seems to want a supercheap car.
Mar 02, 2012
Rolls-Royce 102EX
Road Tests

First Drive: Rolls-Royce 102EX

Circumnavigating Lake Geneva in an electric Rolls-Royce.
Apr 01, 2011
History of Ferrari
News & Rumors

The World Of Ferrari

Ferrari is a solid-gold global icon and a money-making machine, but how far can the brand be extended before it loses its mystique?
Feb 04, 2011
Great Drive: 2010 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport
Features

Great Drive: 2010 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport

From the Mediterranean to the Adriatic--and back again--in the world's fastest and most expensive droptop, the Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport.
Jul 29, 2009
Review: 2010 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid
News & Rumors

Review: 2010 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

Being late is no problem when you're this good.
Jun 01, 2009
Review: 2010 BMW X5M and X6M
Road Tests

Review: 2010 BMW X5M and X6M

You can be as upset as you like about the inherent absurdity of a 550-hp sport SUV, but it's hard to argue with how good these particular ones are to drive.
May 15, 2009
First Look: 2010 BMW X5 M and 2010 BMW X6 M
Future Cars

First Look: 2010 BMW X5 M and 2010 BMW X6 M

You can be as upset as you like about the inherent absurdity of a 550-hp sport SUV, but it's hard to argue with how good the 2010 BMW X5 M and X6 M drive.
Apr 03, 2009
2010 Tata Nano - What\'s the Big Idea?
News & Rumors

2010 Tata Nano - What's the Big Idea?

A car for the twenty-first century: The Tata Nano is small, affordable (the world's cheapest!), and fuel-efficient. And - surprise - it rides like a real car.
Feb 12, 2009
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