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Matt Prior's tester's notes: school holiday traffic woes

School holiday commuting is not the carefree, rapid affair that it once was for Matt, as he fears the rise of the machines

16 April 2015
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Glenfrome Delta

Throwback Thursday - Secrets of a lost British supercar, 17 April 1985

A tiny company that would make its name in modified Range Rovers started out with an eye-catching supercar prototype

16 April 2015
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Cropley on Cars - collecting a Ferrari and feeling frustrated with Murray

Jaguar F-Type piles on the holiday miles; we pick up our Ferrari FF and left wanting more from Gordon Murray's latest concept

14 April 2015
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Our correspondent notes that the American trend of using V-type engines might catch on

Throwback Thursday - Making post-war predictions, 8 April 1916

Despite the First World War bringing all of Europe to a halt, Autocar still had the duty of reporting motoring matters to the public

9 April 2015
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On the outside, the Hyundai i20 looks like the perfect car for Europe

Cropley on cars - the very ordinary Hyundai i20, holiday car hurdles

Hyundai's i20 proves ordinary, but disappointing; SUV justification; I'm beginning to love F1 again

8 April 2015
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The Vampire jet car produces an astonishing 10,000bhp

Throwback Thursday - 0-260mph in 6.0 seconds, 4 April 2001

In 2001, we strapped Colin Goodwin into the driver's seat of the 10,000bhp Vampire jet car to see what it feels like to reach a record-breaking speed

2 April 2015
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Tank-style caterpillar tracks were regarded as the future, once

Throwback Thursday - Caterpillar tracks are the future, 25 March 1922

Before the road network matured, there seemed to be real potential in go-anywhere vehicles equipped with self-laying tracks

26 March 2015
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Throwback Thursday - Bentley's Concept Java, 16 March 1994

Four-seat Java concept stole headlines for Bentley, and gave then-owners Rolls-Royce a welcome boost

19 March 2015
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Bugatti EB110 was launched in a blaze of publicity

Throwback Thursday – When Bugatti bit the dust

Prior to its takeover by the mighty Volkswagen Group, once-illustrious French manufacturer Bugatti wasn't in such rude health

12 March 2015
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Autocar, 4 March 1899

Throwback Thursday – steam, electric or combustion? 4 March 1899

The early pioneers of motoring weren't exactly sure which method of propulsion to get behind

5 March 2015
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