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When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world.

Here’s a handful of the articles, videos and social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand-new, others have been online for a while.

Enjoy them – just not too much, okay?


The 2019 Ford Ranger Isn't the Old-Fashioned Little Truck You Remember - Bob Sorokanich, Road&Track

It's been almost seven years since the last US-market Ranger rolled out of Ford's Twin Cities Assembly Plant in St. Paul, Minnesota. After that last pickup left the building, Ford had no contender in the once-booming midsize truck market. The automaker chose instead to focus on the full-size F-series, the best selling pickup line in the US market for more than 40 years running.

Here's how America feels about the new Ranger


Renaultsport Clio 200 Cup vs Ford Fiesta ST - Sam Sheehan, PistonHeads

Hands up who's owned a hot hatch. No doubt many of us. Chances are you've at least had a close encounter with one, even if only from the passenger seat. There have been plenty of rubbish ones, true, but also many worth celebrating, because who doesn't like a car developed to entertain that can be had on a budget?

Old or new, which would you take?


Creating the perfect Christmas car - Gary Axon, Goodwood Road and Racing

My ideal car would mix the finest elements of a number vehicles and mash them all up into one truly exceptional machine that in truth would probably be undriveable and look like Frankenstein’s monster! However, it’s the Festive season, so my ‘ideal’ car is a compete work of fiction, and would include the following vital elements…

Here it is, the ideal car for the festive season