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1997 Jaguar XJR Manual X300

We encounter a fascinating XJR which represents what the original designers could have if given a free reign.

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1997 Porsche 911 Turbo 993 converted to GT2 specification

Despite rolling out of the factory as an already impressive 993 Turbo, this silver stunner was immediately transported to Porsche’s headquarters in Italy and treated to an exacting GT2 makeover at the instruction of a wealthy industrialist. We take to the wheel...

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1997 Toyota Mark II Tourer V

Suhail Sahib, formerly known as NFORCA, is back in style with 450kw of 1JZ muscle and his signature clean look on a Mark II Tourer V.

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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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A stunning 417bhp 1997 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 993 replica

This once-silver 993 Carrera starred on the cover of 911 & Porsche World in 2019. It’s now back with a vengeance, a new owner and is transformed into an RS replica with potential for delivering 417bhp...

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1997 BMW 840Ci Sport Automatic E31

Not only has Archie Hendryx fulfilled a childhood dream by buying an E31 8 Series, but this incredible build goes far beyond anything he could ever have imagined back then, and it’s nothing short of a masterpiece.

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1997 Honda Integra Type-R DC2

Welcome to the 90’s — where you could buy a Tamagotchi, supersize your McDonald’s fries, google the worth of your collectible Beanie Baby, pick up a Nirvana CD, and still make it home just in time to watch Friends on NBC. For petrolheads especially, the decade was nothing short of legendary.

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1997 Sbarro Ionos - semi-official V10-powered spirit of the Lancia Stratos

A semi-official, V10-powered attempt to revive the spirit of the Lancia Stratos

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1997 Alfa-Romeo 156 2.0 Twin Spark Type 932 vs. 156 2.5 V6 Q-System and 156 GTA

Alfa Romeo truly rediscovered its mojo with the 156. Handsome, crisp-handling and desirable, the 1998 Car of the Year became an instant best-seller. We celebrate the 156’s 25th birthday with a cross-section of models that highlight its broad appeal.

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Supercharged 300bhp 2.8-litre VR6 AAA-engined 1997 Volkswagen Jetta Mk3 Typ 1H

Despite putting in seven years and 150,000 miles of inter-state touring, retirement from daily driver duty hasn’t slowed the pace for Mike Myers’s Jetta.

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1997 Ferrari 456GT

Chronic car-swapper Kev Ponsford is always looking for the next best thing. Will a day driving his dream Ferrari 456GT convince him it’s time to settle down?

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1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 996.1

Founder member of the water-cooled 911 family, the 996 has been derided for mechanical issues and less-than-sharp build quality. Yet, it exudes more charisma than its successors and, today, represents the best-value 911 available. We track a long-term high-miler…

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1997 Alpina B10 V8 E39 vs. 1999 BMW M5 E39

BMW has bought out Alpina – so how might Alpina’s future products differ from BMW’s own M-cars? Comparing the fastest versions of the E39 5-series will give us some clues.

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