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|Welcome to ''Autocade'' (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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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

Maserati Ghibli III

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Maserati Ghibli (M157). 2013 to date (prod. n/a). 4-door saloon. F/R, F/A, 2979 cm³ petrol, 2987 cm³ diesel (V6 DOHC). Shown first at Shanghai 2013, Maserati goes downmarket to challenge the BMW 6er-Reihe Gran Coupé, Audi A7 and ..→


BMW Z8

BMW Z8.jpg

BMW Z8 (E52). 2000–3 (prod. 5,703, incl. 555 Alpina). 2-door convertible. F/R, 4941 cm³ (V8 DOHC). BMW 507-inspired sports car, with big V8 at front, and essentially a very well built, hand-finished hot rod when on the road. Design based on Z07 show car. Excellent ..→


Mercedes-Benz SL (R107)

Mercedes-Benz 350SL.jpg

Mercedes-Benz 280SL/Mercedes-Benz 300SL/Mercedes-Benz 350SL/Mercedes-Benz 380SL/Mercedes-Benz 420SL/Mercedes-Benz 450SL/Mercedes-Benz 500SL/Mercedes-Benz 560SL (R107). 1972–89 (prod. 237,287; other source lists 187,940 excl. 560SL). 2-door convertible. F/R, ..→


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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