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Matt Prior's tester's notes - defining a supercar

What does it take to be a modern supercar? Is it all to do with power and torque figures? Or could it be something else...

28 August 2015
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Throwback Thursday - The evolution of transmissions, 25 August 1950

For years, British drivers had favoured the manual transmission, but would a rise in automatic transmissions in the US sway motorists here?

26 August 2015
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Cropley on cars - Handling Day looms; new Smart Fortwo has grown up

Honda Civic Type R is my personal Handling Day favourite; swapping old Smart ForTwo for new; Driving license change is pleasantly uncomplicated

24 August 2015
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Matt Prior's tester's notes - why premium is the new normal

Plenty of manufacturers talk about moving upmarket, but few realise it's more about engineering quality than stitching and leather

20 August 2015
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Throwback Thursday - Four-wheel drive on test, 19 August 1966

Does farming know-how translate to the road? Henry Ferguson thought so, and his four-wheel drive prototype won favour with our testers

19 August 2015
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Cropley on cars - Defender is an instant classic; Ferrari FF is never ordinary

Now is the time to buy a Land Rover Defender, Ferrari FF shoes cruising ability, celebrating the Ford Transit

17 August 2015
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Land Rover Defender special - crossing the Atlantic, plus video

We know they’re virtually unstoppable on land, but can a Land Rover Defender possibly conquer the sea as well?

14 August 2015
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Throwback Thursday - Giugiaro’s vision of a 1990s Jaguar, 15 August 1990

In 1990, Giugiaro unveiled its vision of how a modern Jaguar saloon would look - complete with self-opening doors and self-starting engine

12 August 2015
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From the archives - Driving a Land Rover from Calcutta to Calais

In 1951, we took a Land Rover from Calcutta to Calais, crossing countries and continents on a 6000-mile road trip

12 August 2015
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The Pink Panther was painted for desert camouflage, particularly effective during dawn and dusk. Photo credit: The Dunsfold Collection

Land Rover Defender special - the four most exteme Defenders ever made

Know your Pink Panther from your 101 Forward Control? Land Rover and specialist manufacturers modified the Defender to come up with these

12 August 2015
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