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|Welcome to ''Autocade'' (currently in beta), the international, editable automotive database. It is a wiki—with a difference. It’s global, rather than geographically biased; and, we hope, more accurate 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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=='''Starting out'''==
 
  
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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'''Also inside'''
  
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] and [http://autocade.net/index.php/Category:Nameplates nameplates] are listed.
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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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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.
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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

SAIPA 132

SAIPA 132.jpg

SAIPA 132. 2007 to date (prod. n/a). 4-door sedan. F/F, 1323 cm³ (I4 OHC). Facelifted version of SAIPA Pride Saba, with same engine and platform, which can trace its roots back to 1986 Ford Festiva. Identical packaging to original sedan, and selling as an ..→


Daihatsu Copen (LA400K)

2014 Daihatsu Copen.jpg

Daihatsu Copen (LA400K). 2014 to date (prod. 10,000 sold to June 2015). 2-door coupé–convertible. F/F, 658 cm³ (I3 DOHC). After an absence of a year and 10 months, Copen returned as an even funkier coupé–convertible. Built on what Daihatsu calls its ..→


Vauxhall Cresta (PB)

1963 Vauxhall Cresta.jpg

Vauxhall Cresta (PB). 1962–5 (prod. 87,047 incl. Velox). 4-door saloon, 5-door estate. F/R, 2651, 3294 cm³ (I6 OHV). Boxier successor to PA, which had dated by the time of PB’s release, but similar in engineering and positioning. Larger engine from ..→


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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