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Autocar 20 years old versus new
How have the models which have survived - or been replaced - across the ravages of two decades, fared since 1997? Take a look through our gallery to see how they compare.

Autocar driving impressions - comparing cars twenty years on

What a difference 20 years make; how have industry stalwarts fared in the last two decades at the hands of our testing team?

23 May 2017
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A 1974 US-market Europa Special. The Formula 1-inspired JPS livery was originally standard. PHOTO: Mr. Choppers

Throwback Thursday: 1973 Lotus Europa Special first drive

We tried the closest thing to a road-going Lotus 47, the Europa Special, and were stunned at its performance and roadholding

18 May 2017
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Nio EP9

NIO EP9

Lap time: 6:45.90

Titles held: Fastest lap by a road-legal car, fastest road-legal four-wheel-drive lap, fastest lap by an electric car

Fastest ever Nürburgring lap times - the definitive rundown

Nio has claimed the road car Nürburgring lap record with its EP9 electric hypercar, setting a time of 6min 45.9sec; take a look below for the categorised records

15 May 2017
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Garrard & Blumfield's phaeton
Garrard & Blumfield's phaeton

Throwback Thursday: An electric autocar, 1895

In the second ever issue of Autocar, we published a piece on the Garrard & Blumfield electric four-seater, which had an 80-mile range

11 May 2017
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Throwback Thursday: 1973 Lancia Beta 1800 road test

"Luxuriously appointed and very spacious. Performance and economy good. Ride and road noise better than average, but handling something of an acquired taste. Solidly built and nicely finished"

4 May 2017
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Porsche GT3

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28 April 2017
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Swallow Doretti

Throwback Thursday: 1954 Swallow Doretti road test

We tested the Doretti, a two-seat roadster related to the Triumph TR2, and built in Walsall by an offshoot of Jaguar

27 April 2017
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Jensen C-V8

Throwback Thursday: 1965 Jensen C-V8 road test

We tested the scorching C-V8, the predecessor to the Jensen Interceptor, in its MkII form with a 6.3-litre Chrysler V8 under the bonnet

20 April 2017
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Holt Caterpillar tractor towing a howitzer
Holt caterpillar tractor, similar to the type involved in the report, drawing an 8in Mark V howitzer artillery piece, 1916

Throwback Thursday: Automotive tales from the front line, 1918

We look back at what the news pages of Autocar looked like during World War I with three tales from the front line and at home

13 April 2017
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Throwback Thursday
Toyota 2000GT
Toyota 2000GT: With a 150bhp, 2.0-litre petrol engine, a five-speed manual gearbox and rear-wheel drive, the 2000GT held its own against contemporary Porsche 911s.

Cars with only one example left on the road in the UK

These endling cars are the rarest you'll see on Britain's roads, and they're a surprisingly disparate bunch

7 April 2017
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