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Polonez 1500

Polonez 1500: the Eastern Bloc's Ford Escort - Throwback Thursday

How did the Polish state-funded Polonez fare against rivals like the Chrysler Sunbeam, Ford Escort and Morris Marina? All is revealed in this 1979 Autocar road test

25 August 2016
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Jaguar F-Pace catches air

Autocar social - a week in pictures

Here are our picks of the images on Autocar’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages from this week

28 August 2016
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Ford Sierra Minker K1

Ford Sierra Minker K1: quicker than a Countach – Throwback Thursday

Turbo Technics’ reworked Sierra V6 was a tenth quicker to 60mph than even Lamborghini’s V12 supercar

18 August 2016
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Aston Martin DB5 Autocar road test 1964

Aston Martin DB5: the original road test - Throwback Thursday

Back in 1964 the Aston Martin DB5 was up against the Jaguar E-Type and Maserati 3500 GTI

11 August 2016
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Technical cutaway of a gearbox

F1 champ Mike Hawthorn’s love of automatic gearboxes – Throwback Thursday

In his world championship-winning year, Hawthorn used the pages of Autocar to praise the performance benefits of the auto ’box

4 August 2016
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Reliant Robin

Seven cars that should not make a comeback

The McLaren F1 will be reborn as a three-seat GT, but what other car revivals wouldn't be so keenly received?

25 July 2016
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Maserati MC12

Autocar social - a week in pictures

Here are some of our favourite images from Autocar’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages this week, as well as a list of the cars you'd like to be resurrected

24 July 2016
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Land Rover Discovery mk3

Land Rover Discovery - the generations

We look back at the four generations of Land Rover's popular off-roader ahead of the all-new 2017 model's arrival

31 May 2016
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Chris Evans Top Gear
Chris Evans is Top Gear's main host

Top Gear preview – season 23 kicks off this Sunday

Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc start new era; Dodge Viper ACR, Chevrolet Corvette Z06, BMW M2 and Ariel Nomad confirmed for first episode

23 May 2016
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Ariel Atom V8 model

Ariel Atom V8 – yours for £150

But you won't be able to drive it unless you're very, very small, because this is a 1:18 scale model created by Soul Models

12 May 2016
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Driven this week

  • Citroën C4 Grand Picasso
    First Drive
    26 August 2016
    The Citroën Grand C4 Picasso gets tweaked styling, improved tech and new personalisation options to keep it ahead of rivals
  • Car review
    26 August 2016
    Wolfsburg celebrates the GTI’s 40th with its most extreme version yet
  • Kia Optima Sportwagon
    First Drive
    25 August 2016
    New Kia estate looks the part, has good space and handles tidily, but its engine's flexibility and refinement let it down
  •  Kia Optima PHEV
    First Drive
    25 August 2016
    Plug-in hybrid Optima is a practical, tax-efficient PHEV that undercuts rivals and fulfils its main remit well, but keen drivers need not apply
  • Lamborghini Huracán LP610-4 Spyder
    First Drive
    24 August 2016
    Awful driving position aside, drop-top Huracán handles UK roads well. It's more dynamically rounded than its rangemates, but lacks rivals' handling bite