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|<p>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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Here are the 20 latest pages 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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=='''Starting out'''==
  
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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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*[[Peugeot 406]]
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*[[Chrysler Sebring (1995–2000)]]
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*[[Renault 25]]
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*[[Mercedes-Benz E-Klasse (W211)]]
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*[[Buick Skyhawk (1975–80)]]
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[http://autocade.net/index.php/Special:Allpages View all models]
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If you want to see what’s here generally, 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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Some users enjoy the [http://autocade.net/index.php/Special:Random ‘Random page’ feature]. See if you recognize what pops up.
  
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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

Honda Insight (ZE1)

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Honda Insight (ZE1). 1999–2006 (prod. 18,000 approx. sold; other sources list 14,000). 3-door sedan. F/F, 995 cm³ petrol–electric hybrid (I3 OHC). First hybrid on sale in the US, Honda Insight looked like the car of the future, with three-cylinder engine ..→


Sunbeam Alpine (Arrow)

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Sunbeam Alpine (Arrow). 1969–75 (prod. 46,204 all Arrow fastbacks). 2-door coupé. F/R, 1725 cm³ (I4 OHV). Departure from the lithe roadsters that bore the Alpine name from 1959. Said to be inspired by Plymouth Barracuda (1964–6) but in fact its team had ..→


Ford Country Sedan (1965–8)

1966 Ford Country Sedan.jpg

Ford Country Sedan. 1965–8 (prod. n/a). 5-door wagon. F/R, 240 in³ (I6 OHV), 289, 302, 352, 390, 427, 428 in³ (V8 OHV). Essentially the basic Galaxie or Galaxie 500 wagon, with the same improvements and options as the sedan. ..→


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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