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    Video: Watch Alfa's 4C storm up Goodwood's hillclimb course quicker than a Corvette
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    Alfa Romeo's gorgeous 4C remains a car that we in the United States are forced to admire from afar. Thankfully, our petrolheaded brethren in the UK and Europe seem all too happy to flaunt the 4C at most every opportunity. Take this video of the team at Goodwood, running the mid-engined Alfa up ...

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    Official: Opel/Vauxhall bringing production Adam Rocks softroader to Geneva
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    Sliding canvas roof panels have become the new fad among stylish European hatchbacks. Again. While Mini has stuck with full convertibles, Fiat rolled it out with the 500C and Citroën followed suit with its DS3 Cabrio. But rather than simply cruise down the same road, GM's European operations ...

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    Official: Aston Martin bringing special Vantage, DB9 editions to Geneva
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    A European car show wouldn't be a European car show without the introduction of a new special-edition Aston Martin. And this year, Aston has two of them lined up to unveil at the Geneva Motor Show. First up we have the latest in a long line of N edition V8 Vantages. This one is called N430, and ...

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    Official: David Brown's Jaguar XKR-based sports car to debut in Monaco, specs confirmed
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    David Brown Automotive has been teasing its Project Judi sports car for over a month, but with its latest teaser images and details, we finally have an idea what the classically inspired, sports coupe actually looks like. Judi will be powered by a Jaguar-sourced 5.0-liter, supercharged V8 with ...

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    Video: Find out if the Ford Fiesta ST can match Europe's latest hot hatches
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    The V8 grunt of the Mustang has defined Ford performance cars in the US for the last 50 years, but in Europe, the Blue Oval has nearly as a long history of building some of the best hot hatches on the market with the Fiesta, Escort and later the Focus. The latest Fiesta ST has just hit the roads ...

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    Video: Watch the Chevy Corvette dismiss its Euro rivals at the hands of a Brit magazine
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    European auto writers, especially the British, have a bit of a reputation for favoring their own domestic cars over foreign rivals in comparison tests. Just think about how many times you've heard Jeremy Clarkson deify the latest product of UK loins while denigrating an American rival as a ...

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    Video: It's so hard to say goodbye to the C63 AMG's 6.2-liter V8
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    Contrary to what most marketing tells us, progress is not always forward. Sometimes a product nails the balance of what consumers want so perfectly that it's nearly impossible to improve on it – just compare the original Ford Mustang to the atrocious Mustang 2. Drive's Chris Harris is ...

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    Video: Meet Richard Usher, the man who spent everything to build his own racetrack
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    Bucket lists are funny things, if only because they are so incredibly unique. A history buff might have a visit to Omaha Beach on their bucket list, while a music enthusiast might be angling for a trip to Graceland or a ticket to a Paul McCartney concert before they die. Sports fans might want to ...

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    Video: This is what it takes to build a 1,000-mph car
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    The Bloodhound SSC is the offspring of the Thrust SSC that set the world land speed record in 1997, RAF pilot Andy Green blasting across the desert at 793 miles per hour. Whereas Thrust SSC was about going supersonic, though, Bloodhound SSC is about encouraging kids to get into science - it's an ...

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    Official: Lister Knobbly returning to limited production for 60th anniversary
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    Lister Cars was one of the pedigree names of British racing from its founding in 1954 and then on and off until the early 2000s. The company combined its own lightweight chassis with engines from other manufacturers, many of them British (and especially from Jaguar). Last year, the name and the ...

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    Report: Top Gear to spearhead new BBC male-oriented global channels
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    Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond could be getting a lot more time on your TV screen, as the BBC has announced that Top Gear will lead the launch of a new, global, male-oriented channel called BBC Brit, later this year. Think of it as Spike TV with a side of bangers and mash. BBC ...

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    Report: UK looking to ban smoking in cars with children, should we? [w/poll]
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    Lawmakers in the United Kingdom are pushing to ban smoking in cars when children are present. The legislation is making its way through Parliament and has already been passed as part of a bill by the House of Commons. The ban, supported by the country's left-wing Labour party, is set to go before ...

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    Video: Google Street View car versus The Stig in Mercedes SLS is not a fair fight
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    Everyone loves the Stig, and it's hard to blame them. Whether it is the British, American, Australian or even Russian versions of Top Gear, there is something undeniably cool about a mystery man who can lap a track as quick as the top racing drivers in the world. When Google Street View showed ...

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    Video: XCAR drives the Morgan 3 Wheeler, proclaims it 'the best horse ever'
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    There are any number of adjectives we could come up with to describe the Morgan 3 Wheeler – fun, exotic, playful, retro – but we'd never have thought to compare it to a horse. Interestingly, that's exactly what the blokes from XCAR in the UK came up with while testing out the little ...

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    Report: England opening first pub at highway rest stop this week [w/poll]
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    64 percent of the British public opposes the pub opening, according to a report from the RAC. The United Kingdom, regularly skewered by the lads at Top Gear for an obsession with health and safety, is doing something that strikes us as very unsafe - allowing a pub to open in a motorway rest ...

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    Official: David Brown Automotive to launch with new sports car in April
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    Recognize the name David Brown? If you know your British automotive history, you should. But if you don't, maybe you'll recognize him by his initials. The letters DB have adorned some of the most iconic Aston Martins ever made, so named after the man who bought the marque in 1947 (and Lagonda the ...

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    Official: Radical RXC Turbo packs a 450-hp EcoBoost punch
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    There aren't many companies out there building Le Mans-style prototype racers you can buy. Dauer once offered road-going Porsche 962 models, but it folded over two decades ago. Caterham is still making the SP/300.R despite the collapse of its partner Lola. The recently-revived ATS will gladly ...

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    Official: Zenos unveils E10 track toy at Autosport International
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    British startups have given us some of the finest track cars on the market, from the Ariel Atom and BAC Mono to so many Radicals and Caterhams. But now it has one more. Unveiled at the Autosport International show in the UK after months of teasers, the Zenos E10 is the first product to come out ...

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    Video: This UK motorist lost his license for a year for driving with no hands
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    There are (few) appropriate times for shouting "Look Ma, no hands!" Driving a car is not one of those times. Yet that didn't stop a man from North Yorkshire, England from driving, evidently relaxed, with his hands behind his head. Richard Newton, 36, was caught traveling between 60 and 63 miles ...

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    Official: Nissan NV200 is the brave new face of London taxis [w/video]
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    In most cities, just about any vehicle can serve as a taxi – so long as it meets the owner/operator's requirements for reliability, comfort and utility. But certain cities have their own unique taxis, and Nissan has been working hard to corner those markets. It has already designed specific ...

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