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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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|<p>''Autocade'' is an inter&shy;national car cyclo&shy;pædia that’s geo&shy;­graphically unbiased, carefully edited for enthu&shy;­siasts and media who want a quick, accurate reference.
  
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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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=='''Starting out'''==
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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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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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''Autocade'' is an initiative of [http://jyanet.com/media JY&A Media].
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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

Chevrolet Celebrity

Chevrolet Celebrity Eurosport.jpg

Chevrolet Celebrity (A-car). 1982–90 (prod. 2,123,803 excl. 1990). 2- and 4-door sedan, 5-door wagon. F/F, 2474 cm³ (I4 OHV), 2836, 3135 cm³ petrol, 4261 cm³ diesel (V6 OHV). GM moves A-cars on to front-drive platform, with Celebrity the ..→


Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser (1991–2)

1991 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser.jpg

Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser. 1991–2 (prod. 11,963 approx. sold). 5-door wagon. F/R, 5013, 5733 cm³ (V8 OHV). Oldsmobile continues the Custom Cruiser for a final generation, with a svelte, body-on-frame wagon, related to the ..→


Mazda

Jujiru Matsuda founded the Toyo Cork Kogyo Co., Ltd. in 1920 before moving in to automobile manufacture in 1931, with the Mazda-Go DA Type, a three-wheeled truck. The name is derived from Matsuda, though it is also ‘an expression of the early western Asian god Ahura Mazda’ (according to Mazda ..→


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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