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How does a differential work?

Differentials. The wonderful meeting of half-shafts, prop-shafts, gears, cogs and of course, magic. But how do they work? Some of you might not know, and that's okay. We can't all know everything. Still, you mi... read more....
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Buy any car? Not ours!

There's not a lot that gets us riled here at Onlymotors. People who put milk in tea first notwithstanding. One thing that does irk us, however, is the current trend for car buying services. We don't want to bot... read more....
Miserable 90s hatchbacks

Top 19 most miserable 90s hatchbacks

You'll often hear American car nerds talk about the 'Malaise Era'. It's a period spanning the decade between 1973 and 1983, a period when American car manufacturers habitually turned out utter dross. Cars of the lowest standard of design, dynamics and quality ... read more....
GT Academy winners: where are they now?

GT Academy winners: where are they now?

Time was that if you suggested someone who was good on a racing simulator could transfer their virtual skills into an actual, real-life racing car, you would have been laughed out of the room. But then the Niss... read more....
Cars of 2006

Gallery: all the cars of 2006

I'm continually told I'm an encyclopedia of car knowledge, but I have to confess that I was struggling think of a single car launched 10 years ago in 2006. Turns out it was, in fact, a very busy year with no l... read more....
Most successful WRC cars

Top 30 most successful WRC cars

In March 2016, Jari-Matti Latvala won Rally Mexico in a Volkswagen Polo R WRC. That win brought the Polo's tally up to 37, making it the single most successful car in World Rally Championship history, surpassing a record that had stood for more than five years... read more....

Top 14 Executive Express

A car's top speed is pretty much irrelevant, these days. And not just because omnipresent speed cameras and increasingly heavy traffic make reaching big speeds impossible anywhere other than a track. Or on what... read more....
Cars of 1976

All the cars of 1976

In 1976 Apple Computer was founded, Niki Lauda suffered his terrible crash at the Nurburgring, Brotherhood of Man won Eurovision for the UK, The Muppet Show debuted on TV and Britain baked in one of the hottest... read more....