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1937 German Grand Prix
The three Mercedes: Lang, Caracciola and Brauchitsch

1937 German Grand Prix report - Throwback Thursday

How the 'Greatest Race of the Year' unfolded, with a masterful victory from Mercedes-Benz's Rudolf Caracciola at the Nürburgring

12 January 2017
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Morris Mini-Minor

1959 Morris Mini-Minor road test - Throwback Thursday

Our first drive in the original Mini, badged as the Morris Mini-Minor, came in August 1959. Did we see any indication of the iconic status it would achieve?

5 January 2017
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The Hustler range

Developing the Hustler kit car - Throwback Thursday 1984

William Towns was an unusual genius who designed the Aston Martin Lagonda, and then went off to build his own kit cars. We found out more

22 December 2016
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1990 Rover Metro GTi 16v – Throwback Thursday

1990 Rover Metro GTi 16v – Throwback Thursday

This zippy lightweight hatch flaunted a responsive engine and surprisingly good build quality

15 December 2016
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The most expensive number plates sold in the UK

Always fancied a personalised plate? Their prices vary, but these are the most expensive ever sold in the UK

9 December 2016
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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

25 November 2016
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Autocar envisages the tunnel's entrance

Throwback Thursday 1935: is a Channel Tunnel feasible?

By 1935, a Channel Tunnel had already been talked about and planned many times, only to falter. We analysed whether it could ever actually happen

24 November 2016
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Hongqi CA77

Throwback Thursday: testing the Chinese government's luxury limo in 1975

Chinese cars are increasingly common, but on 4 October 1975, we were taken aback to see a Hongqi CA77 limousine on display in Germany

10 November 2016
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Rover 827 SLi
The 827 SLi - a racy Rover

Throwback Thursday: 1988 Rover 827 SLi saloon first drive

On 2 March 1988, we drove the new 2.7-litre engined version of the Rover 800 Series executive saloon. It may have looked staid, but it was no slouch

3 November 2016
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Studebaker Light Six
Studebaker Light Six at Wimbledon Common

Throwback Thursday: 1922 Studebaker Light Six road test

On 11 February, 1922, Autocar had the American Studebaker Light Six tourer for a week, resulting in a glowing review in every respect

27 October 2016
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