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Aston Martin V12 Zagato

Seven Aston Martin specials the GT8 has to live up to

To celebrate the arrival of the new Vantage GT8, we remember seven of Aston Martin's greatest special editions from recent time

15 April 2016
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Mini Hipster Hatch

April Fools' Day: the best jokes from manufacturers

We've slimmed down today's less than serious announcements and reveals to bring you our pick of motoring-related April Fools' news

1 April 2016
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Ford Escort XR3i Cabriolet

Ford Escort XR3i Cabriolet, 16 May 1987 - Throwback Thursday

It's not often that a car is considered synonymous with a segment, but the Ford Escort XR3i Cabriolet became something of a representative of fast hatch convertibles

31 March 2016
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Throwback Thursday Porsche Audi 16th March

Audi Quattro vs Porsche 944 Turbo, 5 April 1986 - Throwback Thursday

The Porsche 944 and Audi Quattro took part in a two-way battle of the German four-seat coupés, some 30 years ago in the pages of sister publication Motor

17 March 2016
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Untameables - Honda NSX vs Peugeot 205 GTi vs Ford Sierra RS Cosworth

Some of the best driver’s cars in recent history have come with an important warning: handle with care. We revisit three all-time great untameables

13 March 2016
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Original Porsche Boxster

The original Porsche Boxster driven, 4 September 1996 - Throwback Thursday

Plans for new models were rife at Porsche during the late 1980s and early 1990s, and despite plans for a saloon car, the Boxster came out the other side

10 March 2016
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Rover SD1

A Rover SD1 with a difference, 10 March 1979 - Throwback Thursday

The Rover SD1 already had a 3.5-litre V8, but for less than £1000 owners could add a set of turbochargers - and the results were fast

3 March 2016
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Throwback Thursday - Early British car exports, 28 December 1895

A record number of cars were exported from the UK in 2015, but British cars have been in demand for 120 years

25 February 2016
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Padmini taxi

India's Premier Padmini taxi driven - hail, no pace

The slow, low-tech Padmini taxi is an icon on the chaotic streets of Mumbai, India, but not for much longer. We go for a test drive

21 February 2016
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Figuring the MG Metro 6R4 rally car, 2 April 1986 - Throwback Thursday

The V6-engined, 400bhp plus MG Metro 6R4 set blistering times in 1986, and is still impressive 30 years later

18 February 2016
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