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Almost Great: Nissan Primera 2.0e GT

From nowhere came a Japanese saloon to rival the best Europe could muster. David Twohig recalls a car whose only sin was to be better by far than it looked

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Almost Great: Citroën 2CV

It’s an icon of French design and, in many ways, that’s its problem. David Twohig risks his editor’s wrath and takes aim at a Gallic classic

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Almost Great: Nissan Skyline GT-R R33

What’s the difference between a really good Nissan Skyline and a true great? Our man David Twohig thinks he has the answer

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Almost Great: RenaultSport Spider

How did Renault come close to building a true great, yet still miss the mark? It was not the will that was lacking, says David Twohig, just the way

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Almost Great: Toyota GT86

The GT86 is light, compact, fun and affordable, so why isn’t it one of the greats? David Twohig has the answer

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Almost Great: Porsche 924

It sold well, it made money, yet Porsche’s first water-cooled car has always struggled for acceptance. David Twohig thinks he knows why

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Almost Great: Smart ForTwo

Many of Ti’s readers (and a few of our writers) are too young to remember the Eighties in any detail. Shoulder-pads were wide, Crockett’s white Testarossa in Miami Vice...

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Almost Great: Volkswagen Golf

Having already annoyed the Alfisti, this article is bound to make all the Golfisti (Golfers? Golffreunden?) out there grind their collective teeth....

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