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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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|width="41%"| '''New on ''Autocade'''''
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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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=='''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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Latest 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.

[edit] Featured

Jensen Interceptor (1949–57)

Jensen Interceptor.jpg

Jensen Interceptor. 1949–57 (prod. 88). 2-door saloon, 2-door convertible, 2-door sedanca. F/R, 3993 cm³ (I6 OHV). Second Jensen body style after World War II, this time a grand tourer, resembling a scaled-up Austin A40 Sports, also designed by Eric ..→


Innocenti 950 Spyder

Innocenti Spyder.jpg

Innocenti 950 Spyder. 1960–4 (prod. 4,790). 2-door convertible. F/R, 948 cm³ (I4 OHV). Italian version of the Austin-Healey Sprite Mk I, but with a pretty Ghia body designed by Tom Tjaarda and manufactured by OSI. Underneath, it was identical to the ..→


Mercury Tracer (1991–6)

1996 Mercury Tracer.jpg

Mercury Tracer (CT20). 1991–6 (prod. n/a). 4-door sedan, 5-door wagon. F/F, 1859 cm³ (I4 OHC), 1839 cm³ (I4 DOHC). Twin of Ford Escort (1991–6), receiving the same changes for the 1991 model year. A four-door notchback sedan offered instead of the ..→


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

[edit] 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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