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    All-new 911's Top Of The Pops

    Better aerodynamics, extra insulation against the wind and there are even new drainage channels to help get rid of the rain - does this car have the most advanced folding canvas roof in the world?

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    Calendar Prize Winners

    Auto Express's readers certainly love their ropey old motors! Hundreds of you entered the magazine's prize draw in issue 831 to win one of six copies of the all-new Crap Cars 2005 calendar.

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    Honda In TV Chat Show

    A salesman in every living room - it sounds like a horror scenario for most of us, but Honda says it'll allow customers to get answers to all their questions without leaving the sofa.

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    Sweet Smells A Success For Cars

    The next big thing in car cabin fragrances will be a system that can swap between two aromas.

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    Sporty Sirion To Get 4WD Boost...

    It's all 'four' one with Daihatsu - its new Sirion supermini (image) is getting four-wheel drive for maximum traction and stability.

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    Punto's Back In The Picture

    The Punto's back! Only two weeks ago (issue 834) the magazine revealed exclusive photos of the front of Fiat's new supermini on the production line - and now the mag's spies have uncovered the rear, too.

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    New 607 Shows Its Face

    Forget going from strength to strength; the Lion on the revised Peugeot 607 is simply bigger! The larger emblem appears on the facelifted 2005 car, seen here for the first time. A new front bumper, extra chrome grille trim and colour-coded protective strips also mark it out. However, the upgrades run more than skin deep. The flagship 3.0-litre V6 gets a 6bhp power boost to 211bhp, and is now available with a six-speed Tiptronic automatic gearbox. It also boasts electronically controlled variable

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    'Hypocrite' Councils Blasted

    Anti-car councils are being accused of "rank hypocrisy" over their policy of giving free parking spaces to staff. Pressure group the Association of British Drivers (ABD) is calling on them to practise what they preach - or leave motorists alone.

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    UK's Number One Picks Up A Fresh Look

    Britain's top-selling pick-up is the Mitsubishi L200, and this official sketch gives strong clues as to how the next-generation version will look. It's the Raider, a US-market truck, and it debuts at next month's Detroit Motor Show. A UK spokeswoman for the firm told us: "The front end of the next L200 is very similar to this."

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    Oil Go For Lexus

    Lexus is about to enter the oil-burning market -and we've got all the details. Auto Express has learned the new Lexus 2.2-litre D-4D common-rail engine will be fitted under the bonnet of the next-generation IS200 saloon and estate, to be called the IS220d. The unit will also eventually appear in mainstream models such as the RAV4 and Previa from parent firm Toyota. Sporting four cylinders, the motor will be the first of a new crop of advanced diesels, with power delivery and economy high on the

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    BMW Crashes Into Row

    A fuss has broken out following the latest Euro NCAP crash test results, which we published last week (issue 835). BMW's new 5-Series got four stars, but only after the German firm learned of the outcome, modified the car and had it retested. Now it's annoyed that details of the revamp have been made public. Work was done on the steering column, door trim and airbag. A spokesman said: "BMW takes Euro NCAP tests very seriously, but is concerned the specific changes appear to have been released."

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