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Autocar writers review the cars of their birth years
You might know what was number one in the charts when you were born, but what was rocking the motoring world?

The test of time: the best cars from the Autocar team's birth-years

Six of our writers, young and not so young, hook up with cars of the same vintage to discover the greatest year in motoring history

20 July 2019
News
Mercedes-AMG S65 shows off the joys of the V12
S65's V12 is based on the normally aspirated 1998 M137 5.8-litre engine first used in the S600, in which it developed just 362bhp and 391lb ft of torque

Farewell to the V12: celebrating the endangered engine

The days of the V12 are numbered. We prepare to bid farewell to this most glorious of engine configurations and look at why it’s so special

20 July 2019
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Driving the Chevrolet Corvette through rural England
Quintessential America meets quintessential England

A British farewell to the C7-gen Chevrolet Corvette

Corvettes are built for American highways, so we said goodbye to the outgoing variant with a single-track trek across the South of England

19 July 2019
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The shortest-lived cars in UK history

With the news that Infiniti is withdrawing from the UK, we look at the shortest-living cars there’s ever been

18 July 2019
Slideshow

Groundbreakers: the cars that did it first – 2019 edition

We take a look at all the cars that changed the world – one new technology at a time

18 July 2019
Slideshow

The long & winding road to the mid-engine Corvette

With the release of the new mid-engined Corvette on our door step, we take a look back at the history of all of the so-near-yet-so-far mid-engined concepts

16 July 2019
Slideshow

Britain’s best dead car companies – but which do you remember?

Gone but not forgotten - our favourite deceased British marques

15 July 2019
Slideshow
Mike Cross, Matt Becker and Andreas Preuninger speak to Autocar
Three of the greatest minds in motoring assemble to give us their thoughts on performance SUVs, electrification, driver assistance programmes and... beer

A meeting of minds: Aston Martin, JLR and Porsche lead engineers debate the future of performance cars

Aston Martin’s Matt Becker, Jaguar Land Rover’s Mike Cross and Porsche’s Andreas Preuninger are determined to keep the fun coming

15 July 2019
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Cars that paved the way to greatness

Some say that we learn more from things going badly than going well - and that's certainly the case with these wake-up call cars

14 July 2019
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Brabham BT62 driven at Silverstone
Everywhere you look on this BT62 prototype, the attention to detail is meticulous

Brabham BT62: 691bhp track weapon takes on Silverstone

David Brabham’s BT62 is a machine his old man, the late Sir Jack, would surely have loved. We strap in to try it

14 July 2019
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Geely line-up
Geely is now the 14th biggest car manufacturer in the world - how?

Year of the underdog: Geely's rise from obscurity to the top

We chart the Chinese company's path to becoming one of the world’s biggest car makers

14 July 2019
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Features
South Manchester Slot Racing Club
There’s more to slot racing than pressing a trigger

Finger-clicking good: Autocar goes slot-car racing

You don’t need a Bugatti to experience nearly 300mph, just some slot-car racing skills. We check out Scalextric for grown-ups

13 July 2019
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