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1994 Dodge Aviat

Chrysler briefly re-energised the concept car phenomenon in the Nineties, something that launched nameplates as familiar as the P/T Cruiser, the Plymouth Prowler and the Neon. And it was this latter model that was used as the basis for a concept that never made production: the Aviat…

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1994 BMW M5 Touring E34

Despite being a brilliant machine, the first M5 Touring couldn’t generate enough enthusiasm within BMW to launch a dynasty of rapid Bavarian wagons.

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Race Spec 1.6 AEE engined 1994 Volkswagen Polo Coupe Mk2F 86C on carbs

Very little beats that news car smell or the benefits that come with buying a car brand new. We ask Dave Raybould whether the novelty, or that smell, ever wears off.

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Ex-Top Gear 1994 BMW 850Ci E31

This 1994 BMW 850Ci E31 is a former star of TV’s Top Gear, once raced by Richard Hammond, since rescued and reborn following an eight-year lay-up thanks to a dedicated BBC crew member.

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1989 Ferrari 348 ts vs 1994 F355 GTS

Surely it’s not fair to compare the notoriously lambasted Ferrari 348 with its lauded successor, the F355? But could it be that the former is simply misunderstood – and maybe offers something that’s missing from its illustrious successor?

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1994 Penske PC-23

The Penske PC-23 is famous for its 12 of 16 victories in the 1994 IndyCar season and equally notorious for exploiting an ambiguity that surrounded pushrod engines, which saw it utterly dominate that year’s Indy 500.

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1994 Jaguar Sovereign 3.2 X300 vs. 1994 Range Rover 4.6 HSE P38A

The Range Rover P38a was targeted not only at other off road vehicles, but at the world of the luxury saloon. The Jaguar XJ was Britain’s poshest plutocrat carrier – how does the Range Rover compare?

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1994 Mini Trafalgar Coupé - Rover Mini receives a fastback rear in Japan

When Mr Ikeda, of Garage Minimum in Japan, came up with the idea of producing a ‘short-tail’ fastback Mini he had no idea that someone else had designed a similar concept back in the 1960s.

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1994 Mazda MX-5 1.8 NA

Recession, war and punitive emissions legislation rarely make for decent sports cars. But ironically that’s precisely what happened in the Nineties. Car-wise, the Eighties came to an end some time between August 1990 and September 1992.

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1996 Alfa Romeo 164 3.0 24v Cloverleaf vs. 1994 Jaguar XJ6 4.0 S XJ40

Both of these archetypal Eighties executives began their lives well before they went into production, one a joint venture with rivals, the other as a last stand at independence. With the Alfa Romeo 164 and Jaguar XJ40, they're both cars you buy with your heart over your head, one more so than the other.

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1994 Lincoln Mark VIII vs. 1993 Jaguar XJS Convertible 6.0 V12

In the mid ‘90s, would a Canadian buyer spend the cost of a small house on an XJS coupe, or go for a cheaper home market alternative? Craig Talbot investigates the choice

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1994 Bertone Karisma - Turin’s four-door Porsche 911 964-based GT sedan

Marriages of Italian styling and German machinery are a rarity, but the clever way Bertone clothed a 964-generation 911 showed how creativity and ingenuity from Turin worked well on a chassis from Zuffenhausen

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1994 BMW 740iA E38

The UK’s foremost modern-classic BMW collectors have an eerie ability to find improbably original low-mileage examples. This boxfresh 740i proves it: these grandmasters of Bavarian metal have glitched our concept of reality once again…

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