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People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews.

Here’s a look at what happened on the week of May 21 in years past.


21 May 2018: Chrysler 300 SRT joins NSW Police fleet

The Chrylser 300 SRT Core has been announced as the newest member of the New South Wales Police Highway Patrol fleet, joining the BMW 530d.

Good ol' American muscle catching them crims


20 May 2017: Shelby reveals Super Snake widebody concept

For the first time on the current-generation Mustang platform, Shelby has created a widebody concept which adds an array of performance-oriented options including a more aggressive wheel and tyre package - with 12.5-inch-wide Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 rear (345) and 11-inch (305) front tyres housing 20-inch rims.

With 750 ponies under the 'hood', this is one fast snake


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21 May 2016: Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato revealed

Zagato has thoroughly reimagined the Vanquish, with this concept featuring all-new exterior panels fashioned from carbon-fibre. Among the more dramatic changes are blacked out A-pillars and a falling side window profile, which give the concept a glasshouse that resembles a helmet visor.

It has since become a sellout production model


22 May 2014: Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG v Audi S8 Drag Race

Both of these super-sedans are hugely powerful, but which is the fastest down the quarter mile? The Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG has the more potent engine, but the Audi S8 has quattro all-wheel-drive.

21 May 2011: Aston Martin V12 Zagato revealed

Aston Martin do hand made cars, but the V12 Zagato takes that definition to a whole new level. For example, each of the front wings are constructed with seven separate pieces of aluminium and then hand finished for a perfect flow. It gets better. Every aluminium panel is formed using an English wheel and traditional body bucks. It is simply not possible to produce a V12 Zagato using pre-formed panel techniques.