See what’s inside the August 2021 issue of Classic Cars magazine

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Classic Cars May 2022 issue

Classic Cars May 2022 issue
Classic Cars May 2022 issue

There are lots of great stories inside the August 2021 issue of Classic Cars magazine...

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p44 Mercedes SL 50 Years Our half-century Panzerwagen bonanza consists of a retrospective look over the R107’s 18 years in production

p48 Epic Restoration The story of a stalled 420SL, rebuilt to perfection

p56 Life Cycle of a diplomat’s 280SL from El Salvador to Michigan

p64 Interview Marketing man Jonathan Ashman reveals his role developing the car


p97 Our Cars Malcolm’s Jaguar E-type assists a photoshoot (p97), Quentin introduces his Citroën 2CV (p98), and Russ smooths his Alfa Romeo Spider‘s progress (p100)


p6 The List We grant a reader a 50-year-old wish with a Lamborghini Urraco drive

p68 Sculpted to Win On track in XKD606 – the last Le Mans-winning Jaguar D-type

p78 On A Wing And A Prayer We hit the road in a Bricklin SV-1 and quiz its creator Malcolm


p14 Quentin Willson spots two Sixties Astons and a Sunbeam to recommend

p16 Chasing Cars Great results at Historics, coupés on the up, top-money Triumph Stag

p20 Market Highlights Jaw-dropping Seventies wedges from Maserati and Lotus

p88 Buying Guide Buy Ford’s sharp-suited Sixties Cortina II before prices soar

p95 Books & Models Tom Tjaarda’s career in retrospect, and a stunning 1:18 Porsche 917

p105 Ads on Test Small-ad BMW Z3M (p105), Daimler Conquest (p106), Ford Capri 280 (p109) and Triumph TR6 (p110) come under our experts’ scrutiny

p145 Advertise your classic for free


p24 Prescott Italia Ferrari 550GT Zagato impresses at Prescott’s all-Italian celebration

p27 Donington Historic Classic Formula Junior racing presents long-lost Lotus to the world

p29 Great British Car Journey Unique Daimler stars as new self-drive museum opens

p29 John Frayling, 1946-2021 Remembering the Lola, Lotus and b design genius

p29 Max Mosley, 1940-2021 Paying tribute to the March co-founder who changed F1 forever

p30 Events Planner As restrictions lift, racetracks and museums are throwing open their doors

p32 Barn Finds Bumper crop includes possibly the most original Fifties Ferrari find ever

p38 Next Month How Mazda led a roadster revival – Nineties drop-tops on test

p39 Letters Was a remembered find a Le Mans Aston Martin? Plus safeguarding future classics

p41 Quentin Willson muses on the timeless appeal of our star car – the Mercedes R107 SL

p43 John Fitzpatrick remembers struggling to get to grips with a works competition MGB

p162 20 Years Ago Today Had Vauxhall done the unthinkable and rivalled Ferrari for £23k?


Classic Cars May 2022 issue

Classic Cars May 2022 issue
Classic Cars May 2022 issue
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