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Xcar weighs in on the five best-sounding modern cars

The crew from Xcar takes a look back on the modern performance cars they have experienced and ranks them by how good they sound. This clip is an absolute joy to the ears for anyone who loves the sound of a revving engine.

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Xcar experiences a true rarity in the odd Bristol Fighter

Just a handful of gull-winged, V10-powered Bristol Fighter models left the British brand's workshop in the 2000s. Xcar managed to get its hands on one to tell the world about it. The thoroughly odd GT wasn't perfect but certainly had some charms.

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Xcar focuses on famed Jaguar test driver Norman Dewis

In its latest video, Xcar interviews Jaguar's great test driver Norman Dewis. He tells some fantastic stories about the company from the '50s and '60s, including being at Le Mans in '55 and driving an XKE overnight from London to the Geneva Motor Show.

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Xcar flogs the 2016 Audi RS3

Xcar thinks that the latest Audi RS3 is so good that the turbocharged model is helping to define a new segment called the hyper hatch.

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Xcar experiences the 2015 Mille Miglia from a Jaguar C-Type

Xcar shows what it's really like to take part in the Mille Miglia by experiencing the entire historic rally from the seat of a Jaguar C-Type.

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Xcar drives Morgan Plus 8 Speedster

Xcar celebrates Morgan with a ride in the company's latest, limited-edition Plus 8 Speedster that mixes vintage looks with modern underpinnings.

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The birth of a drifter, meet James Deane

In a new documentary, Xcar Films find out how European drifting champ James Deane got into the sport at just 15. He also shows off some of his skills with fantastic cinematography.

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Xcar drives the Mercedes-AMG C63 S

There's some concern among a portion of drivers that the move from big displacement, naturally aspirated performance engines towards smaller, turbocharged units is somehow diluting the experience behind the wheel. Xcar Films tries to suss out whether that's actually the case during its drive of the Mercedes-AMG C63 S.

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Xcar rates AWD vs. FWD vs. RWD

Xcar wants to know whether all-wheel drive is really the best choice when the road gets slippery in a test of it against front- and rear-wheel-drive vehicles in a trio of challenges.

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Xcar flogs the 2015 Ford Focus ST

For a number of reasons, a full-bore supercar just isn't a realistic possibility for many buyers, but Xcar Films thinks Ford's recently refreshed 2015 Focus ST could be a great compromise between performance and practicality for European buyers.

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Xcar calls Continental GT V8 S the best Bentley yet

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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Saleen FourSixteen kicks the door open on Tesla Model S tuning

Steve Saleen kind of shocked us when he announced that his company was working on an electric car late last year with no solid details to speak of. It just seemed like a complete about-face from the big muscle Ford Mustangs and supercars Saleen had built its reputation on. If anything, it was even more surpris

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Xcar tries to figure out what makes the Miata so great

Over the past 25 years and 3 model generations, the Mazda MX-5 Miata has shown that you don't have to be the best to be a massive success. The little, Japanese roadster has never been the absolute peak of automotive performance, but it's precise handling, good reliability and frugal running costs have helped make it a star. Autoblog recently tried to

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Xcar goes Radical in a big way

In just a relatively short period of time, Radical Sportscars has proven to be a company true to its name. It only completed its first car in 1997 but has become among the leaders in the world of dedicated track day specials since then. These days it's even dipping its toe into the world of road models with the RXC, which stretches the definition of a vehicle for the street nearly to the b

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Celebrating the Ferrari F40 and the man who raced it

The Ferrari F40 has become one of the iconic cars of the last 50 years. It presaged the supercars of the future with its extensive use of carbon fiber and turbocharged engine, but it was also old school with no traction control, stability control or even anti-lock supervision to save the driver if they got in over their head. In its latest video, XCar Films takes a look at the F40 through the lens of a man in the UK who specializes