Richard Webber is a freelance writer, road tester, sub-editor and editor working throughout the UK and beyond. He has been a Special Correspondent for Autocar – the world’s longest-running car magazine – since 2010, and has written for What Car?, Classic & Sports Car, CAR, Auto Express, PistonHeads, Dennis Communications, Automobile (USA), the Royal & Ancient Golf Club, Scottish Field, The Scotsman newspaper and several international publications.
Among his awards, Richard won Guild of Motoring Writers Design Writer of the Year in 2015 for this feature, Feature Writer of the Year in 2018 for this one and Classic Writer of the Year in 2021 for this one.
Originally from Hawick in the Scottish Borders, he now lives in Edinburgh via St Andrews University and London.
Richard is a devotee of Italian cars of the 80s and 90s, Scottish rugby and the music of Neil Diamond.
Photo credit: Stan Papior