Mazda sports car legends

Hidden treasures: Mazda's eclectic sports car collection

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From the space-age Cosmo to the cult-classic RX-7 and world-conquering MX-5, we chart the history of sporting Mazdas – with exclusive photos.
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The cars that go furthest with the fuel light on

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Ever played fuel light roulette? We reveal the cars that can drive the longest and shortest distances after the fuel light has come on.
Eunos Cosmo

How Mazda launched five car new brands – and all of them failed

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A brief look at Mazda's infamous five dead brands: Amati, Autozam, Efini, Eunos and Xedos, with an honourable mention for M2.
Gordon Ramsay and FerrariNewspress

In pictures: celebrities and their cars

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From rappers to royalty, and Jeremy Clarkson to Jay Kay, we round-up some of the coolest cars owned and driven by the rich and famous.
Princess Diana Audi L541 GJD

How Princess Diana transformed Audi's image and doubled sales

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Forget Vorsprung durch Technik, Princess Diana arguably did more to improve Audi's fortunes – in the UK, at least – than any ad campaign.
Lotus EspritNewspress

'My dad borrowed a Bond car' – Lotus veteran on life at the firm

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Richard Hill, chief aerodynamicist at Lotus, on a career making cars go faster, plus Chris Boardman's Olympic bicycle and Roger Moore's underwater Esprit.
Volvo 480 ES side

Volvo 480: remembering the Euro wedge that wasn't sensible or square

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The Volvo 480 popped out of nowhere but laid the foundations for the company's front-wheel-drive future
Cadillac AllanteCadillac

Cadillac Allante: Great Motoring Disasters

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The curious story of Allante – the ill-fated car that had already covered thousands of miles before Cadillac finished building it.
Audi TT Quattro Sport

Modern classic Audis driven: a Retro Road Test special

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We sample four cars that helped build Audi's reputation as a 21st century premium powerhaus: the R8 LMX, TT Quattro Sport, Audi Cabriolet and A1 Quattro.
Ford Scorpio

Ford Scorpio: Great Motoring Disasters

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How Ford caused huge controversy with what should have been a simple facelift. We tell the story of the 1994-1998 Scorpio.