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TT Picks: Five legendary five-potters

It’s a fair bet to say that each of us, at one point or another, has been truly touched by a virtuoso musician’s craft. No matter the genre, the best music cuts through to the core and brings emotion – whether high or low – to the forefront. And if it makes yo...
Sebastien Loeb 2004 Rally of Sweden

TT Picks: Five best WRC drivers of all time

Here at Trailing Throttle, we love rallying. We are a website about driving, after all. There’s hardly a motorsport topic that is guaranteed to spark debate more than ‘Who is the greatest rally driver of all time?’ Okay, there's ‘Was Michael Schumacher b...
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TT Picks: Five auto gearbox fails

In the history of performance motoring many a manufacturer has had to chase dollars as hard as dynamic kudos. The natural conclusion drawn is that a slushbox is needed for market share. It’s a point that is hard to argue, but it was in the execution that many ...
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All four one: We drive the Australian Formula 4 car

Formula 1 is just three steps away. That’s the thinking as the cockpit opens for me to drive the first Australian Formula 4 car in Australia, a new ‘entry level’ Formula category for this country.   A ‘wings and slicks’ category, the FIA Formula...
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TRD factory visit

Tucked almost apologetically off the main thoroughfare of Yokohama, Japan, an equally apologetic factory roller door hides what is the ultimate collection of Toyota Motorsport history. Situated right next door to the modern Toyota Racing Development (TRD) f...

Realised dreams: Honda Civic rally car

It’d been something we’d been mulling over for a while, and now it was reality: we had a rally car! Even just typing this feels surreal. It is the culmination of a dream, one that I’ve harboured ever since watching Lancia Delta integrales dancing over m...

Theory of evolution: The TMR Evo X

Enhanced TMR Evo X tackles Targa's toughest roads Smoothly self-shifting through to sixth gear, the SST dual-clutch gearbox of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X gives every impression it's attached to a docile cruiser of a car. Air-conditioning cranked, it's ...

Pursuit to Tasmania: Last FPV Ute

Dawn in Devonport. Land at last. After a rough night at sea (for my nauseous head and the Seventies-style décor of the Spirit of Tasmania), retreating to the confines of the car was more than welcome. But this wasn’t any old car; this was the FPV Pursuit, ...

Reader Feature: Driving the Targa Florio

Story and Images by David James I’ve long been fascinated by old sports racing cars – the ones around in the 1940’s, ’50s, ’60s and early-1970s. Painted in national colours, raced by national heroes (even practicing Grand Prix drivers!) and actually available...

Hyundai Veloster SR Turbo v Toyota 86 GT

We compare two disparate approaches to affordable performance On paper, these two are not direct rivals. The Toyota 86 was created purely to be a driver’s champion; its naturally aspirated engine, coupe styling and rear-drive dynamics a nod to the purity o...