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2022 Mercedes-Benz EQA 250 AMG Line UK-spec H243 first drive
  • The smallest SUV in the Mercedes canon gets electric power, a smooth makeover and the ‘EQA’ badge – we’ve driven it
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1978 Jaguar XJ-S 5.4 V12 Manual vs. 1990 Lister Le Mans 7.0 V12

The Lister Le Mans is a full-bore evolution of the suave Jaguar XJ-S. But instead of madness on wheels, Ben Barry discovers a bargain alternative to the Ferrari F40

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9.2-litre 1911 SCAT

A 9.2-litre engine and all the mod cons of an Edwardian racer make this 1911 SCAT a handful to say the least. Zack Stiling takes on the challenge of mastering it

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Max Mosley’s 1961 Lotus Elite Type 14

Max Mosley’s Lotus Elite Driving the late motorsport maven’s first love. This Lotus Elite was bought new by the late one-time FIA president Max Mosley – and Octane played a small role in reuniting him with his first motoring love, six years ago.

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1972 Fiat 124 Special T

The Fiat 124 range was the brainchild of Dante Giacosa, the brilliant chief designer at Fiat during the 1950s and 1960s. He could never have known just how successful the saloon version was going to be.

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Memories of Mimmo - Federico Formenti of Touring

Profile of Italy’s little-known design genius. Shy and modest but brilliantly talented, Federico Formenti was Touring’s golden child. We tell the story of one of the world’s greatest car designers you’ve probably never heard of.

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Maserati 3500 GT triple test - Early Maserati heaven – times three!

Maserati’s first ever road car, the 3500 GT was hugely appreciated as a grand tourer in its day, before suffering neglect as a classic. Its reputation is now being restored – and so are the cars, as one man’s hat-trick clearly shows

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2022 Fiat 500 Action

We test the £20,495 entry-level Action version of Fiat’s all-new, all-electric 500

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Rocco Rescelo’s 1300bhp 1970 Chevrolet Camaro

In a time of national pandemic, most of our hobby’s typical car shows, cruiseins, and get-togethers have been canceled or postponed. Thus, finding new and interesting rides to brag about in this here magazine has become a little more difficult

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715bhp 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle 540 ci engined

Matt Cirocco, of Massapequa, New York, found himself with a daunting dilemma on his hands. “I found out about a good builder 1972 Chevelle for sale locally.

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Jason Blain’s 430bhp 1968 Chevrolet Camaro GM LS3 engined

“It was a very Arkansas design — the front bumper was off, it had Cragar wheels — fat in the back and skinny up front, and the back end was lifted really high via two long air shocks.”

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1970 Plymouth Barracuda

We’re often reading about people who have an ideal car in their mind, and who wait decades until that dream becomes a reality. We meet another beautiful dreamer, Tom Aspinall, and his Detroit-inspired dream from Mother Mopar…

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1960 Cadillac Sedan De Ville

Country crooner Johnny Cash famously sang about a Cadillac created by a worker at the Cadillac factory – One Piece at a Time – as he, errr… took bits of car home over a period of years to create a car… but was it a ’60 or a ’61 or a…?

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1969 Chrysler Concept 70X

Safety as a marketing concept for cars? Well, Richard Heseltine reckons we have Ralph Nader to thank for that. This month Richard examines a concept vehicle that was a direct result of the sudden interest in vehicle safety after Nader’s campaigning…

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