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Jaguar E-Type: a history
The first E-Type was introduced in 1961, and more than doubled the speed of swift saloons of the period

A history of the iconic Jaguar E-Type

The Jaguar E-Type is as famous as it is important in Jaguar's history; take a step back in time and find out where it all began with our history of an icon

23 March 2017
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Bugatti EB110 GT front view

Throwback Thursday: 1994 Bugatti EB110 GT road test

Ahead of us driving the new Chiron next week, we revisit our first experience in a modern Bugatti, when we drove the EB110 GT on 16 March 1994

23 March 2017
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Throwback Thursday
1977 Mercedes-Benz 230C side view

Throwback Thursday: 1977 Mercedes-Benz 230C road test

Back in 1977, we tried what would prove to be by far the least common variant of the hugely successful Mercedes-Benz W123 – the Coupé. Did it live up to the promise of its sportier looks?

16 March 2017
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Throwback Thursday
Artz Audi Quattro Kombi estate rear
Artz Audi Quattro Kombi estate rear

Throwback Thursday: German tuner's Audi Quattro estate and Audi 80-derived Quattro foor-door

In 1980, we took a look at the work of Günter Artz, an eccentric German in the business of performance cars up to make some beautifully finished, practical mongrels

9 March 2017
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Wolseley Hornet Saloon

Throwback Thursday: 1933 Wolseley Hornet Saloon road test

We tested the latest version of Wolseley's 12hp Hornet Saloon, commending it for its "outstanding attractiveness in comfort, refinement and convenience"

2 March 2017
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Throwback Thursday
Car fumes

Throwback Thursday: Health hazards of diesel, 1996

Back in 1996, we reported on diesel "feeling the wrath of the environmental and health lobbies". So, how far have things progressed?

23 February 2017
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Throwback Thursday
Ford Comuta cutaway diagram

Throwback Thursday 1967: The future of electric cars and the Ford Comuta concept

Our thoughts from 1967 on Ford's tiny Comuta electric concept car, the future of electric vehicles as a whole and what would eventually replace the internal combustion engine

16 February 2017
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Throwback Thursday
Ferrari Type 212 Export illustration

Throwback Thursday: 1951 Ferrari 212 Export road test

On 15 June 1951, we conducted a full road test of a Ferrari for the first time: the roofless, two-seat 212 Export sports car

9 February 2017
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Help us pick the winner of a Ford Fiesta ST200

The judges have picked a shortlist of four images - now it's your turn to choose the favourite

7 February 2017
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Opinion: Don't waste time in the slow lane of traffic

Opinion: Don't waste time in the slow lane of traffic

Folding socks and traffic jams - they're stealing precious seconds of life. Here's why you should streamline the process for both of them

3 February 2017
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