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The best & worst cars by country

The good, bad and ugly cars of the world

Great Britain's humble Mini, Germany's Porsche 911 and USA's Chevrolet Corvette are just some of the cars these countries can be truly proud of. However, for every masterpiece there has been a flop or two.

So, from the muscle cars of America to the supercars of Italy, via Japan, mainland Europe and Great Britain, we've scoured the globe to bring you the good, the bad and the ugly of the world's motoring industry.

Six of the best British cars ever made

Classic MINI in red

Cars loved at home and across the globe. Motoring writer Rob Griffin picks six examples of British engineering prowess that have stood the test of time.

The best and worst French cars ever made

Renault 9

French cars are often – and unfairly - seen as the poor relations to their German and Italian counterparts. We look at the best and worst French cars.

The best & worst German cars ever made

AMG Mercedes

Thanks to car industry giants such as Mercedes, Audi and BMW, Germany has produced many iconic cars. But not all of them have been successful, writes motoring journalist Rob Griffin.

The best & worst American cars ever made

Red convertible Chevrolet Corvette

From muscle cars to converted army trucks, the USA has produced plenty of motors. Journalist Rob Griffin takes a look at the good, the bad and the ugly.

The best & worst East European cars ever made

Skoda Favorit

From Lada to Skoda, motoring journalist Rob Griffin looks at some of the best and worst cars to come out of Eastern Europe.

The best and worst Japanese cars ever made

Mitsubushi Lancer Evolution

Which Japanese manufacturers have produced the best cars and which have failed to hit the mark? Motoring journalist Rob Griffin takes a look.

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