The Motor

The Motor (later, just Motor) was a British weekly car magazine founded on 28 January 1903 and published by . It was initially launched as Motorcycling and Motoring in 1902 before the title was shortened.[1][dead link] From the March 14, 1964 issue the magazine name was simply Motor.

In 1988 the journal was absorbed by its long-standing rival Autocar, which became, from the September 7 issue, Autocar & Motor. Six years later, with the September 21, 1994 issue, the name reverted to Autocar.


  1. ^ "Early motoring publications". National Motor Museum. 14 April 2010. Retrieved 12 April 2013.