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    Founder of Autocade, the online car encyclopædia. I also write the motoring features at Lucire (see http://lucire.com). I’m a lifelong motorhead. My first car, at one day old: a Hot Wheels ’55 Chevy Nomad. I’m based in Wellington, New Zealand.

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    Founder of Autocade, the online car encyclopædia. I also write the motoring features at Lucire (see http://lucire.com). I’m a lifelong motorhead. My first car, at one day old: a Hot Wheels ’55 Chevy Nomad. I’m based in Wellington, New Zealand.

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    A glimpse into £140 million of Ferraris at the Design Museum’s exhibition

    The Design Museum has opened the doors on its exhibition commemorating 70 years of Ferrari. And what a collection resides within. See more pics at...Read more

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    Remember the BMW that ItalDesign designed and built? Here’s an M1 with 13,000 km on the clock. Yours for $658,000.

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    This ultra-rare BMW M1 can be yours for the price of two modern day supercars

    The M-car that started it all is a thing of rarity, this low-mileage all-original example can be yours for a whole chunk of cash

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    14 days ago

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    The truth about Derek Robinson

    On the passing of Derek ‘Red Robbo’ Robinson, Ian Nicholls looks at whether the unionist was unfairly maligned by the media: www.aronline.co.uk/blogs/blog-what-is-the-truth/

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    15 days ago

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    A well known story but worth reading again, in the wake of Porsche’s former CEO Peter Schutz passing away.

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    The story of how the Porsche 911 almost became extinct

    Former Porsche boss Peter Schutz has sadly passed away aged 87; this is the story of how he saved the 911 from extinction

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    Hey Charger! (But in 1976, there was an impostor.)

    I’m often fascinated by the marketing of US cars during the smog era, and financially troubled Chrysler of the 1970s provides some interesting cases. One case in point: the Dodge Charger of 1976. Having launched in 1975 with some success,...Read more

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    All at sea for the Mini Metro launch

    What was it like when dealers were shown the Austin Mini Metro? Richard Williams recalls the launch event on the MS Vistafjord in 1980: www.aronline.co.uk/ar-cars/history-all-at-sea-for-the-minimetro-launch…/

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    14 days ago

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    As good as new

    I hate it when my alloys get kerbed, especially given how careful I usually am. Thank goodness for decent repairers

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    14 days ago

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    Japanese international

    Mazda’s Axela, sold as the 3 for export, is a fine example of what the plucky Japanese firm can do with small volumes and independent thinking

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    Better here than Wikipedia

    Big sites can have fake facts—thank goodness there are places where real car enthusiasts can go, like Drivetribe

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    Vanden Plas 1800 prototype stars in NEC show

    The Vanden Plas 1800 prototype, based on the BMC Australia X6 cars, will appear at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show at the NEC on November 10–12. More at...Read more

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