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Five best Goodwood Hillclimb runs

MOTOR selects five standout videos from the Goodwood Festival of Speed highlight reel, featuring the best of what Lord March’s annual driveway hangout has to offer. Nick Heidfeld – McLaren MP4/13 The run that earned Heidfeld the nickname ‘Quick Nick’

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BMW M Drive Day Gallery

A tale of two Ms: Motor magazine competition winners get behind the wheel of a vast range of BMW M cars at Sydney Motorsport Park. The fast-fleet includes the likes of the M3, M4, M5, M6 and X6 M, with

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Subaru WRX Celebration: 1st Generation

A news snippet in a weekend motoring section brought the WRX to Jim’s attention back in 1993. “I thought, ‘this is going to be a good little car’, so I went up to my local dealership and said, ‘When are

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Koenigsegg smashes 0-300-0km/h record

Koenigsegg has smashed its own performance world record with its latest One:1 hypercar. Accelerating from zero to 300km/h and back to nought again in 17.95 seconds, the One:1 eclipsed the previous generation Agera R’s September 2011 record by 3.24sec. Koenigsegg

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BMW M Driving Experience

BMW brought 19 lucky winners to Sydney Motorsport Park for the BMW M Driving Experience. With the freedom to unleash on the racetrack and a team of expert instructors, this is the Ultimate Driving Machine in its natural habitat.

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Renault Sport Clio R.S

The fourth generation and latest compact hot-hatch from Dieppe stacks up a bit short, on paper at least. Compared to its predecessor, there’s no manual ’box, trick independent steering axis or high-revving 2.0-litre. It’s gained weight (14kg), wears smaller shoes

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Ferrari F430 test drive close shave

The world was very nearly minus one Ferrari F430 thanks to this young Italian gentleman, who decided it was a good idea to drive at warp factor nine on narrow country roads. The video above tells the story, but all

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Koenigsegg One:1 Spa onboard

Bugatti Veyrons are for wimps. McLaren P1? LaFerrari? Yeh, they’re alright, but if you really want kudos at your next track day, you need a Koenigsegg One:1. There’s been plenty written about the world’s first ‘Megacar’, Koenigsegg’s word for its

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Opinion: The art of front-wheel drive

It’s been a hot-hatch kind of month here at chez MOTOR. Through various quirks of both feature planning and manufacturer releases, it just so happens that we’ve been inundated with practical, turbocharged front drivers. However, despite the homogeneity of their

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For Sale: The supercar you've never heard of

History is littered with obscure supercars, built in tiny numbers and often with outlandish performance claims, but we thought we’d heard of most of them. The Lotec C1000 was new to us, however. That is until we stumbled across this

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