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

Ford EXP

1985 Ford EXP Luxury Coupé.jpg

Ford EXP. 1982–5 (prod. 225,000 approx. incl. LN7 and Escort EXP). 3-door coupé. F/F, 1598 cm³ (I4 OHC). Coupé version of US Escort, with lower roofline, but also heavier—which meant the original 70 hp engine provided ..→


Toyota Crown Majesta (S210)

2015 Toyota Crown Majesta.jpg

Toyota Crown Majesta (S210). 2013–18 (prod. n/a). 4-door sedan. F/R, F/A, 2493 cm³ petrol–electric hybrid (I4 DOHC), 3456 cm³ (V6 DOHC). No V8s this time, and also some of the mod-cons that had characterized the Majesta also disappeared, including ..→


Citroën ID

Citroën ID 19.jpg

Citroën ID. 1956–69 (prod. 835,666, incl. D Special and D Super). 4-door saloon, 5-door estate. F/F, 1911, 1985 cm³ (I4 OHV). Low-spec DS, with Traction 11D engine and fewer hydraulic systems initially (reserved for the suspension), to replace ..→


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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