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1980s sports car icons Porsche 928 S4 vs. 944 S2

This year, the 928 celebrates its forty-fifth anniversary. At the same time, its smaller-engined stablemate, the 944, reaches its fortieth birthday. We hit the open roads of the Staffordshire Moorlands for a play with two 1980s sports car icons: the 928 S4 and the 944 S2…

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Alfa Romeo SZ vs. Lancia Delta HF integrale or Maserati Ghibli Cup

The battle is on between three cars that exemplify the pinnacle of Italian competition breeding in the 1990s. Which one – Alfa Romeo SZ, Lancia Delta HF integrale or Maserati Ghibli Cup – wins our hearts?

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Porsche Boxster 718 PDK 982 vs BMW Z4 sDrive3.0i M Sport G29 and Jaguar F-Type P450 AWD

Which is the best two-seater sports car out of the BMW Z4, Jaguar F-TYPE and Porsche Boxster 718? Simon Jackson, editor of BMW Car, our own Paul Walton and 911 27 Porsche World's Matt Bell argue the case for each before judge Ben Barry gives the final verdict.

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Porsche 911 GT3 996.2 vs. 911 Turbo X50 996.2

Two of the headiest incarnations of the 996 came in the form of the GT3 and Turbo X50. Either one dishes up euphoria, but which would you belay? We sample both…

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Lancia Gamma Coupé 2500IE vs Alfa Romeo GTV 6 2.5

Boxing Match These two charismatic children of the 1970s arguably reached full maturity in the 1980s. But does Alfa V6 sportiness trump Lancia boxer-four elegance?

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2005 Jaguar XKR 4.2-S X100 vs 2014 XK Dynamic R 5.0 X150

Two limited-edition models saw out production of the X100 and X150 generations of XK – a 2005 4.2-S and a 2014 Dynamic R. With extended equipment lists and improved driving capabilities, they are the best models of each to buy

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Mercedes-Benz R107 at 50 - full story of the longest-lived of all SL roadsters

The Mercedes-Benz R107 is the longest-lived and most numerous of all the SL roadsters. Here's the full story behind its 50-year success. Words Massimo Delbo. Photography Marco Nagel/Mercedes-Benz.

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Bucket-list classics The Big Test

Raw roadster, GT, hot-hatch, cool cabrio, supercar, spicy saloon and luxury cruiser. A great example of each should be on everyone’s bucket list of cars to try, buy or borrow. These are our top picks.

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1954 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing W198 vs. 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS63 AMG C197

The 300SL Gullwing W198 is a true Mercedes legend while its modern counterpart, the mighty SLS AMG C197, is a modern icon. We take a look at these two magnificent machines and the relationship between them.

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Maserati’s misunderstood Biturbo at 40: Giant Test

Was the Biturbo the biggest mistake Maserati ever made – or a superbly useable exotic that saved the company? As the Biturbo turns 40 years old, we reassess its legacy via four very different versions

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1983 Alfa Romeo Alfasud GTA vs. Giardinetta

South African Alfasuds — GTA and Giardinetta rarities driven. The Alfasud was famously named after its southern Italian factory. But an even more southerly Alfa outpost in South Africa made some real oddities – like this ultra-rare GTA and Giardinetta pairing

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