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July Calendar Car – Lotus

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"Throughout July, lucky owners of a 2019 Influx Calendar enjoyed this incredibly rare Series 1 Elise 190, with a carbon-fibre body. The car was arranged by Elisa Artioli herself, as she came over to the UK to help us with the calendar shoot "

All-New BMW 8-Series Convertible

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"When the initial BMW 8-series showed up, it made a massive impact with its impressive wedge shape. It didn't look like any other BMW of the time and has been well-liked ever since. This BMW 8-series is a different kettle "

Vauxhall Viva Estate

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"Way back in 1987, the very apex of exhibitionist, greed-is-good, me first Capitalism I bought a car. It should have been a Golf or Peugeot 205 GTi or even a BMW 3 Series shouldn’t it? It was actually a tatty 1975 Vauxhall Viva "

A.C. 3000 ME: The Best Laid Schemes

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"“The best laid schemes of mice and men gang oft agley and leave us nought but grief and pain for promised joys.” Those words, written by Robert Burns in 1785, might be said by some to describe the saga of the "

Banger Rallies

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"The Banger Rally. For those of you still uninitiated, it’s essentially a stag do on wheels. But women are welcome, and drinking isn’t. At least for the driver. The basic premise is to obtain some kind of at-first-inappropriate "

P71 to Monaco

Cars Culture

"The grand tourer is a bit of an odd thing. Fast, yes. Luxurious, even more so. Front-engined, rear-wheel-drive configuration allowing for maximum sidewaysness around roundabouts to shred insanely expensive tyres, yes. But practical? Useful for a spot of real touring? "

Camp Jeep

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"Camp Jeep is a massive event for the Jeep Owners Group, drawing enthusiasts from all over the world. It is the European version of the Jeep get-togethers that are held across the United States, from Tennessee and Arizona to Maine "

Players Classic – modified cars

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"Ouch. In recent years we've seen that phrase banded around quite a lot. It's a broad and annoying term that most petrol heads will have heard - or dare we say, maybe even uttered at one point or another during "

Mid-engines for the masses

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"These days, buying a new mid-engined sports car is an expensive business, with even a base model Elise or Boxster costing somewhere north of £40,000. But it wasn't always like that... For over four decades, there was always at least one "