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Jim Clark in 1956

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Jim Clark in 1956

Clark, fresh from his victory at the Indianapolis 500 in 1965. The race proved something of a record breaker for the popular Scotsman.

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Derby/Polo Classic History

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Derby/Polo Classic History

The Derby was launched in the UK in 1978, a two-door ‘notchback’ which slotted between the Polo and Golf to offer space for five passengers and luggage.

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VW Jetta History

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VW Jetta History

The Jetta was launched in the UK in 1980, a compact saloon designed to slot between the Passat and Golf, offering customers a sporty car combining space, driving comfort and performance.

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VW Passat History

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VW Passat History

Presentation of the first Passat as a hatchback, saloon and estate. Entry-level engine is a 1.3-litre with 60 PS.

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VW Corrado history

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VW Corrado history

The Corrado was launched in the UK in 1989, into a new price and performance segment above that already filled by Volkswagen’s Scirocco.

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40 Years of the Ford Capri

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40 Years of the Ford Capri

The Ford car designed for the young at heart is refusing to grow old gracefully as the Ford Capri celebrates its 40th anniversary.

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Celebrating 40 years of the Porsche 917

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Celebrating 40 years of the Porsche 917

Forty years ago on March 13, 1969, at the Geneva International Motor Show, Porsche unveiled a car that, even by today’s standards, is underestimated when it is described as the ‘super sports car’.

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Ford’s best-selling model, the Model T, is 100 years old

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Ford’s best-selling model, the Model T, is 100 years old

The Model T, affectionately known as the “Tin Lizzie”, was launched in October 1908, and rapidly became the world’s best-selling car.

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40 years of the Ford Escort

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40 years of the Ford Escort

In January 1968, Ford launched the all-new Escort family saloon, which became an all-time best-seller. In a 32-year career the Escort always offered remarkable value for money and, to keep abreast of trends and customer demands, the style, specification and equipment of the Escort was regularly refreshed.

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