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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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=='''Starting out'''==
 
  
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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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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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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

Plymouth Neon (1995–9)

1998 Plymouth Neon Expresso.jpg

Plymouth Neon. 1995–9 (prod. 505,308 to end of 1998 in US only). 4-door sedan, 2-door coupé. F/F, 1796, 1996 cm³ (I4 OHC), 1996 cm³ (I4 DOHC). Cheeky compact, a twin to the Dodge Neon, and exported as Chrysler Neon. ..→


Pontiac 1000

1987 Pontiac 1000.jpg

Pontiac 1000 (T-car). 1984–7 (prod. n/a). 3- and 5-door sedan. F/R, 1398, 1599 cm³ (I4 OHC). Pontiac dropped the T from the name, but given the declining sales, the 1000 received few changes from the 1983 T1000 as it approached the end of its run. Still ..→


Toyota Mark X (X120)

Toyota Mark X (X120).jpg

Toyota Mark X/Toyota Reiz (X120). 2004–12 (prod. n/a). 4-door sedan. F/R, 2499, 2994 cm³ (V6 DOHC). Successor to Mark II, on Crown platform. Marketed as a luxury sports sedan, and attempted to distinguish itself from the venerable Mark II line, which had ..→


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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