With their roots firmly in racing, the roadgoing Ford Sierra RS Cosworth and Escort Cosworths were legends in their lifetimes. Still hankered after today, XCAR took these awesome cars out on the track to see what the fuss was about.
Are you big enough of a car nut to name all 60 badges on show here? XCAR challenges your knowledge on marques current and historic. Be quick though, you've only got 60 seconds.
It's not easy picking one definitive driving experience from my time at XCAR, but here are some of them I'll never forget.
In our final video review of 2013, we talk about the all-new Mini and our time at Pagani.
In October, the team had a go in the Lotus Exige S Roadster, another in a frankly barmy Mercedes SL63 AMG, took time to remember a war hero, and had an afternoon with the Jaguar C-X75.
A marginally quieter month for the XCAR team saw us drive the new Bentley Flying Spur and tackle the Frankfurt auto show in a Porsche 911.
August was a hectic month for the XCAR team -- we played in the Peugeot 208 GTI, drove some awesome BMW Roadsters, discovered the history behind the Ford GT name, had a go in a lairy Lexus, steered the new Porsche Cayman S and had a drive in the all-new BMW 4 Series.
A month dominated by German cars, we looked at the Audi RS 6 AND R8 V10 Plus, as well as the Mercedes-Benz SL 350 and G-Class. Also, a mental buggy made an appearance.
It all comes down to this: Of all the cars featured on XCAR, which one has stood out above all others? What is the XCAR Car of the Year 2013?
June was a busy month for the team. We looked at Ford's secret Heritage Shed, drove the stunning Morgan Aero Coupe, took a look around the potential London F1 circuit and had a go in the new Range Rover Sport.