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Test your knowledge: Where and when was the world’s...


The world’s first filling station wasn’t anything like the petrol station most of us would recognise today. But it proved to be exactly what one...
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Test your knowledge: How many Olympic medals has Sir...


Two years ago Sir Chris Hoy hung up his cycling shoes and put on a crash helmet in a bid for Le Mans success. Now Britain's most successful Olympian...
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Test your knowledge: Who founded Skoda in 1895?


Skoda has a long and not entirely illustrious history. Founded in 1895, it began as a bicycle maker before one of the founding partners
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Test your knowledge: What car did the Audi A4 replace...


There's a new Audi A4 on the way and, true to form for the executive saloon, despite major revisions on the technical and engineering fronts it looks...
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Test your knowledge: In what year was Niki Lauda's...


Niki Lauda, Austrian former racing driver and current non-executive chairman of the Mercedes F1 team, has won three world championships but narrowly...
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Test your knowledge: How many times has Porsche won...


Porsche took a scintillating victory at this year's Le Mans 24 Hours but do you know how many times the car maker has won the race?
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When Colin Chapman decided that he wanted to take his Lotus sports car company upmarket and take on Ferrari and Porsche ...
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Test your knowledge: What was the first Honda Type...


Audi, Ford and Porsche have RS cars, BMW has its M models and Mercedes does a very fine line in AMG machines. These exotic and expensive...
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The Porsche 911 Targa was not the first car to feature a Targa roof – the 1961 Triumph TR4 “Surrey Top” can lay claim to that – but it was...
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Test your knowledge: In what year did Stirling Moss...


Today the Mille Miglia is a non-competitive showcase but from 1927 to 1957 teams such as Alfa Romeo, Mercedes, BMW and Ferrari battled
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Test your knowledge: When was the first BMW 1-series...


An updated version of BMW's smallest car has just been launched, featuring very mildly tweaked styling and, crucially...
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Test your knowledge: When was the Spanish car maker...


In the late 1940s and early 1950s, Spain was creaking at the seams. The civil war had left it alienated for a decade and in dire need of economic...