Jack YanJack
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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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  • If FCA kills Chrysler today

    Rumours are circulating that Sergio Marchionne could kill off Chrysler. If FCA pulls the plug, then it’s anoth...

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  • Ford to stop selling cars in US and Canada, save for Mustang and Focus Active

    Ford's surprise announcement has made Wall Street happy but history suggests Ford, with its profits falling, c...

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  • Wellington dealer launch for ’18 Holden Commodore

    You’ve already read about it in Lucire (at http://lucire.com/2018/0306ll0.shtml ), and if you’re in our home c...

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    The 2018 Holden Commodore, rethought

    With the Opel Insignia B’s two-litre turbo as the base engine, and a V6 developing 320 PS at the top (for now)...

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  • Autocade turns 10

    Borne out of a desire to give fellow motorheads a quick reference, Autocade hit a milestone last week

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  • The last American Falcon

    Americans said farewell to the Falcon 46 years before the Australians—and the last US one is among the rarest ...

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  • Reposted to Best of British cars

    Before the Mini Metro, there was the Innocenti Mini

    We often hear people say that the original Mini outlived its successor, the Austin Mini Metro (and its derivat...

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  • Reposted to The Global Motorshow

    BMW is aiming to electrify the future

    The German carmaker unveils its bold plan for 25 new EV and hybrid models by 2025

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  • Reposted to Renault United Nation

    Alpine is back, with the A110 Première Edition

    Come March 2018, Alpine will be truly back after an absence from showrooms of over 22 years

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  • Alpine is back, with the A110 Première Edition

    Come March 2018, Alpine will be truly back after an absence from showrooms of over 22 years

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  • Reposted to The Global Motorshow

    1973 Aston Martin Vantage

    Unlike today, this Aston Martin Vantage is from an era when the Vantage badge used to denote the highest power...

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  • Lamborghini launches Urus ‘super-SUV’ at Sant’Agata, tying it to LM002

    Lamborghini officially enters the SUV market as it launches the Urus, related to the concept shown in 2012

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  • Before the Mini Metro, there was the Innocenti Mini

    We often hear people say that the original Mini outlived its successor, the Austin Mini Metro (and its derivat...

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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 collect...

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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 t...

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  • Reposted to The Global Motorshow

    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 w...

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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 repa...

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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...

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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 ...

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  • Reposted to The Global Motorshow

    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...

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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 Drivetri...

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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...

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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 Cla...

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  • Rare Renaults Down Under

    Renault New Zealand’s marketing efforts saw it sell a whopping 14 cars a year at the beginning of the decade. ...

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