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From Yorkshire to La Sarthe. The Bradford-built Jowett Jupiter was an unlikely Le Mans class winner. Delwyn Mallett tracks down the sole-surviving R1. Photography Paul Harmer.
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Ardent car enthusiast and Coldplay bassist Guy Berryman commissioned the restoration of this fabulous Bizzarrini 5300 GT. Drive-My drives the thrilling result. Words Jethro Bovingdon. Photography Tim Andrew.
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John Maunder’s 1965 Mustang, one of our Car of the Year finalists, has been with him since high school in 1974. It’ s his first car, so it has a…
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It is quite unlikely that the removable roof panel was a Porsche invention, but the ingenious if short-lived ʻsoftʼ rear screen was distinctly innovative. Words: Kieron Fennelly. Photos: Tom Gidden.
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Twin test 2019 Jaguar XJ 3.0D vs. 2019 Tesla Model S 100D With the next generation of XJ rumoured to be all-electric, we compare its current iteration alongside the car…
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Classic Test. In the early Nineties, Autostyle’s Paul Banham offered a voluptuous glass-fibre body for the XJ-S that predicted Jaguar’s own XK8. It wasn’t only the design he changed, but…
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Desirable diesel? Although the BMW 840d xDrive G15 oses some of the M850i’s theatrics, it costs less to buy and run. So, Melanie May wonders if diesel makes or breaks…
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Jaguar Mk2 at 60… 1 Night mission by 3.8 manual to test its underworld reputation. 2 Luxury road trip by 3.4 auto. 3 Race driver confessions. 4 Stunt driver revelations. The…
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The List Will a BMW M635CSi E24 drive live up to a reader’s childhood passenger-seat memory? Your dream drive made real The memory of chasing down a BMW M635CSi E24…
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Great White Threat. Designed in Britain and clothed in Switzerland, this unique Beutler-Healey was built to take on Italy’s finest GTs in the toughest race of all – the Mille…
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Expresso Americano A dream Italian drive in the one-off Michelotti Alfa Romeo La Flèche prototype, a meeting of Latin and American design schools. Designed by Michelotti and built for 1955’s…