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British comedian Rowan Atkinson is selling his dark purple 1997 McLaren F1 for the equivalent of about $12 million. Since owning the McLaren, Atkinson has covered 41,000 miles in it and has crashed the supercar at least twice.

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Prince Charles toured Nissan's Sunderland plant in the UK, where the Nissan Leaf electric vehicle is produced.

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Security camera footage surfaces more than a month after the incident, showing thieves driving into the lobby of Red Bull Racing headquarters in the UK and making off with the team's hard-earned trophies.

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Xcar takes a ride in the Bentley Continental GT V8 S and comes away very impressed from all of the luxury brand's tweaks for the big, comfy coupe. It even considers whether this might be the best vehicle in the company's lineup.

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Toyota is teasing its new RND Concept with this shadowy image. However, the wait for more information shouldn't be long, as the company is revealing the vehicle on January 26 in the UK. While technically a concept, Toyota claims that pricing, supply and manufacturing are already prepared to put the vehicle on sale. It's all very mysterious.

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Noble showcases the topless version of the M600 at Autosport International. Complete with removable roof and paddle-shift transmission, the resulting 600 Speedster is slated to hit production in the summer.

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Toyota adds a new X-Wave roof option to its Aygo city car, giving European buyers one of the cheapest ways to drive with the wind in their hair.

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Englishman David Silver is building a Honda motorcycle museum in Suffolk, England that will house a collection from the fifties to the nineties - everything from the first Cub F engine from 1952 to the Honda CBR900 RR Fireblade in 1992.

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The Ford Focus ST Diesel promises hot hatch performance with better fuel economy and lower CO2 emissions to European customers. But does it? Ford has staged a skewed, one-lap battle around the Castle Combe Circuit with the diesel- and gasoline-fueled versions of the ST to find out.

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Alastair Moffatt has twice held the record twice for the tightest parallel parking job, his reign broken twice by Han Yue, who did it last time in November 2014. Moffatt couldn't let that stand, so he provisionally broke it again in a Fiat 500C at the recent Autosport International Show in Birmingham.

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Top Gear is back for its 22nd season, and it's taken its tire-shredding trailers into the world of Lego for a humorous new spot.

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Honda is offering a predictive cruise control system on the Exectuve Grade CR-V in Europe starting this year. Advancing the capabilities of the present adaptive cruise control, the Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control (i-ACC) will be able to foresee and automatically react to other vehicles cutting in ahead of you up to five seconds ahead of it happening.

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On the company's 60th anniversary and less than a month after its founder's passing, Lister brings the first continuation example of the original Knobbly roadster to the Autosport International racing show in Birmingham.

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Infiniti is ready to take on the British Touring Car Championship with this Q50 racer and support for and from British paratroopers, revealed here in its final race livery at the Autosport International show in the UK.

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Englishman Paul Bacon spent 18 months in his back yard building the Cosmotron, with custom bodywork sitting on the bones of a 1998 BMW Z3. It's got six SU carbs. Topped by salt-and-pepper shakers.

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British tuner BBR is already hard at work at trying to squeeze more power from the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata's 2.0-liter SkyActiv four-cylinder engine. The company thinks that the mill can make around 200 horsepower without even adding any forced induction.

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Thanks to the UK's Home Office approving a "drugalyzer" kit last month, roadside drug testing began over the Christmas holiday last year and will be introduced throughout England and Wales this year.

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After seeing how they perform at the drag strip, the BMW i8 and M4 are now at Castle Combe circuit to see how they feel on the track. It's the modern hybrid versus the traditional sports coupe in this inter-brand rivalry. Check out the video to see which is better 'round a track.

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The Hoegh Osaka started listing heavily 45 minutes out of the Port of Southampton in the UK, so the crew ran it aground on purpose. Just what will become of the 1,400 cars on board, however, remains to be seen.

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Want to buy a Mitsubishi from the only man ever to hold the CART and F1 titles at the same time. Head out to the British channel isle of Jersey.

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James May is getting a chance to prove his love for the mechanical nature of the automobile by curating an exhibit for the London Classic Auto Show. Called The Cars That Changed The World, he is displaying 13 vehicles that illustrate the motorization of the world over the last century. They aren't all the obvious choices, either. One group is composed of the misunderstood oddballs of auto history that May wants to give more recognition.

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