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2004 Porsche 911 GT3 996.2 vs. 3.7-litre 1999 911 Carrera 991.1

We’re lucky enough to have not one, but two 996s on our fast fleet. They might be cut from the same cloth, but make no mistake, these are two very different examples of the first water-cooled 911...

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Lamborghini’s 60-year V12 legacy assessed - Miura vs. Countach, Diablo, Murciélago and Aventador

The 60th anniversary of the Lamborghini V12 engine coincides with its last in pure, unassisted form. We’ve gathered five of Sant’Agata’s supercar dignitaries to throw it a 60-cylinder celebration of life.

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1986 Toyota Sprinter Trueno AE86 vs. 2024 Toyota GR86 GT ZN8

Toyota’s cult classic AE86 meets the new GR86 to see if there really is a common thread of dynamic DNA linking the 36 years that separate this pair.

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2008 Aston Martin V8 Vantage 4.7 Auto vs 2005 Aston Martin DB9 6.0 Auto

Despite the V8 Vantage and DB9 having much in common – including age, performance and current values – with one a pure sports car and the other more of a comfortable GT, they’re also very different. To discover which we prefer, we’re comparing an example of each.

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1997 Aston Martin DB7 3.2 Auto vs 1997 BMW 840Ci Auto 4.4 E31

Which do we prefer out of this still popular pair of Nineties coupes – the traditional Aston Martin DB7 or the more modern BMW 840Ci E31? There’s only one way for us to find out…

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Porsche 911 Carrera S 991.1 vs. 50th Anniversary Edition 991.1 and Carrera GTS 991.1

Total 911 compares the Porsche 911 991.1 Carrera S, 50th Anniversary Edition and Carrera GTS to find out which is the sweet spot of the last nat-asp 911.1 generation Supertest.

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Wild rides: Fiat Uno Turbo – modified versus standard

We meet the celebrated star of the Car SOS TV series – a rare Hormann-bodied Fiat Uno Turbo i.e. – now cared for by a serial Uno Turbo fanatic.

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Dodge Charger Duo 1968 440 R/T and 1968 small-block V8

Seeing one 1968 Dodge Charger in the Scottish countryside is unusual enough, so two of them together certainly gets our attention. Especially when they’re such different cars and different stories.

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Citroën DS, CX, Traction Avant, XM, C6 and new 2023 C5X

Citroën used to make the most ambitious, most modern, most innovative cars in the world. It’s now getting some of that spirit back.

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1992 Maserati Ghibli 2.8 GT Auto Tipo AM336 vs. Ghibli Open Cup Tipo AM336 and Ghibli II Cup Tipo AM336

The final iteration of the Biturbo family – the Ghibli II Tipo AM336 – was launched 30 years ago. While it blew through the 1990s with plenty of praise, it breezed over most people’s heads. Today, we investigate how it’s going down a storm with a new generation of enthusiasts.

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1979 Alfa Romeo Alfasud Super 1.3 Type 902 vs. 1977 Fiat 128 1300 CL

Advanced engineering and design sophistication came as standard in Italy in the 1970s – even for family cars. But in this Fiat 128 versus Alfasud face-off, which one do we prefer five decades on?

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1968 Porsche 912 vs. 2007 911 Carrera S 997.1

In the latest instalment of our series showcasing readers rides, we head to Hitchin and meet the owners of a 1968 912 and a 2007 997 Carrera S. Two very different Porsches they may be, but these black beauties share more in common than you might think...

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First-gen model 1974 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.0 930 test versus rare 1989 3.3 Turbo LE 930

How different are the first 911 Turbo and the last-of-line 930 LE, a UK-only runout model limited to fifty units in 1989? We hit rural Suffolk and sample fantastic examples of both...

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