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|Welcome to ''Autocade'', the international, editable automotive database. It is a wiki—with a difference. It’s global, rather than geographically biased; and, we hope, more authoritative than general sites such as ''Wikipedia'', due to careful editing. It’s aimed at car enthusiasts, including the motoring press, who may want a quick reference to international models.
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''Autocade'' is a tribute to the work of the late [http://www.michaelsedgwicktrust.co.uk/about.htm Michael C. Sedgwick, MA] (1926–83).
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|width="41%"| '''New on ''Autocade'''''
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Here are the 20 latest pages on ''Autocade''.
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[http://autocade.net/index.php/Special:Allpages View all models]
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Registered users can add and edit information on cars, and all can read the content on this site. Read more about ''Autocade'' on the ‘[[Autocade:About|About]]’ page. This site is in beta stage.
 
  
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'''Also inside'''
  
==Starting out==
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Of the 3,600-plus pages on ''Autocade'', here is a selection. Or try the [http://autocade.net/index.php/Special:Random ‘Random page’ link] to see what cars you recognize.
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You can search by typing a car name into the search box at the top of the page. If the car’s not present, you’ll see a page with a link you can click to write a new article.
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=='''Starting out'''==
  
We’re still organizing the site as it is early days—but you can hop over to the [http://autocade.net/index.php/Special:Allpages ‘All Pages’] link to see what’s here. Some [http://autocade.net/index.php/Category:Marques marques] are also listed.
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You can read more about ''Autocade'' on the [[Autocade:About|About]]’ page.
  
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If you’re hunting for a specific model, you can search using the box at the top right of the page. If your car is not present and you wish to add it, you can apply to the sysop for a registered user account by emailing him through [http://jackyan.com/contact.shtml this form.]
Here are 25 recent additions to the site.
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[http://autocade.net/index.php/Special:Allpages View all models]
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Some users enjoy the [http://autocade.net/index.php/Special:Random ‘Random page’ feature]. See if you recognize what pops up.
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Revision as of 23:12, 31 December 2017

Autocade is an inter­national car cyclo­pædia that’s geo­­graphically unbiased, carefully edited for enthu­­siasts and media who want a quick, accurate reference.

Featured

Peugeot 605

Peugeot 605.jpg

Peugeot 605. 1989–99 (prod. 252,185). 4-door saloon. F/F, 1998 cm³ petrol, 2088, 2138, 2446 cm³ diesel (I4 OHC), 1998 cm³ (I4 DOHC), 2946, 2975 cm³ (V6 DOHC), 2975 cm³ (V6 OHC). Peugeot follows up its record of dynamic excellence through the 1980s with its ..→


LM Sovra LM3

LM Sovra LM3.jpg

LM Sovra LM3. 1973–80 (prod. 23, incl. kits). 3-door coupé. R/R, 1285, 1493, 1584 cm³ (F4 OHV). French buggy manufacturer working with Beetle chassis decides to go upmarket, with a four-seat coupé. The original sketch was always ..→


BMW 1er-Reihe (E87)

BMW 120i.jpg

BMW 116d/BMW 116i/BMW 118d/BMW 118i/BMW 120d/BMW 120i/BMW 123d/BMW 125i/BMW 130i/BMW 135i/BMW 1M (E81/E82/E87/E88). 2004–13 (prod. over 1,000,000). 3- and 5-door saloon. 2-door coupé, 2-door convertible. F/R, 1596, 1597, 1995 cm³ petrol, 1995 cm³ diesel (I4 DOHC), ..→


New on Autocade

Here are the 20 latest pages on Autocade.

View all models


Also inside

Of the 3,600-plus pages on Autocade, here is a selection. Or try the ‘Random page’ link to see what cars you recognize.

View all models

Starting out

You can read more about Autocade on the ‘About’ page.

If you’re hunting for a specific model, you can search using the box at the top right of the page. If your car is not present and you wish to add it, you can apply to the sysop for a registered user account by emailing him through this form.

If you want to see what’s here generally, hop over to the ‘All Pages’ link to see what’s here. Some marques and nameplates are listed.

Some users enjoy the ‘Random page’ feature. See if you recognize what pops up.


Helpful links
Consult the Users’ Guide for information on using the wiki software.

Autocade is an initiative of JY&A Media.





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