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Classic cars reborn

Hand-built recreations of classic cars offer the charm and character of the originals combined with the comfort and reliability of new‑builds – and demand is accelerating. Simon de Burton reports
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Collecting Iso Grifo

With a mere 413 built, new fans will have to keep an eagle eye out for the car named after the mythical king of beasts, says Simon de Burton
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Game changer

With an unmatched power-to-weight ratio and a unique-in-class carbon-fibre chassis, the new McLaren 570S Coupé is a sports car unlike any other.
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The Specialists

We delve inside MSO, the bespoke arm of McLaren, to discover how it can help you create a truly unique sports car
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Crafted in England

How the exclusive McLaren Sports Series is built in the world’s finest car factory
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The nature of design

McLaren chief designer Rob Melville reveals that his inspiration for the new 570S Coupé, the first McLaren Sports Series model, comes from the animal kingdom
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Seventh Heaven: The new Caterham 620R

Caterham’s new 620R is the fastest, most thrill-inducing Seven of all time. Simon de Burton goes full throttle in a pure, seat-of-the-pants driving experience
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The Maserati Ghibli

The third-generation Ghibli has all the sports-car spirit and Italian flair of its 1960s predecessor, but does the new four-door diesel model cut the Maserati mustard, asks Simon de Burton
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Go, baby, go

Forget power steering and “infotainment”. This baby supercar is for drivers who love driving – and could be the best car Alfa Romeo has come up with for decades, says Simon de Burton
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Taking the Benz

Battered but magnificent, the Mercedes-Benz W196 00006/54, driven to victory in the 1954 German and Swiss Grands Prix, broke records last month when it was auctioned for almost £20m. Simon de Burton reports
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Revolutionary road

With its Formula One technology and humungous hybrid horsepower, the hotly anticipated McLaren P1 has all the makings of the world’s most thrilling road car. Simon de Burton reports
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Letter of the roar

After more than half a century, Jaguar has launched a successor to its legendary E-Type. Has the “F” been worth the wait? Simon de Burton puts his foot down to find out
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