FEBRUARY 2021

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

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SPECIAL SECTION: PININFARINA AT 60

40 Top Ten Our pick of the greatest designs, from Austin hatch to Maserati hypercar

48 Designer Label Off The Peg Pininfarina sculpture from £2k Peugeot to £250k Dino

62 Interview Golden-era Pininfarina design sage Leonardo Fioravanti talks Hollywood muses, second-guessing Il Commendatore and hot-shoeing grand pianos

68 Ones That Got Away Lost Farinas, from radical saloons to the Jaguar XJ Spider

OWNING

78 Strada Abarth 130TC Fiat restored cost-no-object to exotic standards

84 Life Cycle A plucky three-owner Messerschmitt KR200’s life of holidays and rallies

101 Our Cars Fuel and heat bother Phil and Malcolm’s Jaguar E-types (p101-102), while Russ cures his Alfa Romeo Spider’s cough (p104)

DRIVING

6 The List Reader Max Cowap owned a TVR Vixen; how will the Tuscan S compare?

70 Behind Enemy Lines McLaren P1 a worthy F1 successor? We find out in Maranello

BUYING

14 Quentin Willson on future-bargain Aston Martins and unlikely emerging BL classics

16 Chasing Cars Silverstone’s supercar headliners, and Nineties sports saloons on the up

20 The Racer’s Choice Track-prepared lightweight Ferrari 250GT Boano heads to auction

92 Buying Guide Why now’s the time to put a Rover SD1 in your life

99 Books & Models New Pegaso anthology; scale Lagonda V8 shooting-brake and more

109 Ads on Test MGC (p109), Aston DB7 (p110), Lancia 2000 (p113) & Jaguar XK120 (p114)

THE MONTH IN CARS

24 Renn20 Stowe’s new concours-style show is all about Porsche’s race and rally greats

26 Pop-Up Motor Show Stunning Jaguar E-type previews 2021’s big return in Basingstoke

26 Oliver Winterbottom, 1944-2020 Great Lotus designer’s life and career remembered

26 Events Planner With vaccines come events – things are looking up for a classic 2021

28 Barn Finds Rare Plymouth Superbird looks set to fly again after emerging in London

32 Next Month Pick alternatives to icons and bag bargains, from VW to Aston Martin

33 Letters E-types! Pop star cars, police backhanders, stuffing shoes into air intakes...

35 Quentin Willson Is the Chancellor of the Exchequer about to spring a surprise on us?

37 John Fitzpatrick extracts a Porsche 956 story from Silverstone’s trackside barriers

170 40 Years Ago Today CAR drove the beautiful but doomed Lamborghini Athon

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