JANUARY 2022

See what’s inside the January 2022 issue of Classic Cars magazine

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SPECIAL SECTION – TRIUMPH SPITFIRE AT 60

p42. Spitfire rapid-fire. Looking back on the influential life of the definitive British roadster

p46. Forever Young. Exploring the virtues of a 1962 original with an atmospheric night drive

p54. Second Time Lucky. Poring over the brace of 1965 Le Mans cars, mothballed for years

p60. In the Rear-View Mirror. The works racers at work, rest and play in the Sixties

OWNING

p72. Epic Restoration. Undoing the historic-racing blasphemy inflicted on a Maserati Bora

p88. Life Cycle. The Vauxhall Viva that matchmade a 40-year marriage

p103. Our Cars. Malcolm’s inherited Jaguar XJ6 (p103) and Russ’s Morris Minor (p104) join the fleet, and we get a long-deferred update on Ross’s Lancia Fulvia Sport Zagato (p106)

DRIVING

p6. The List. Will a day driving a Dodge Charger satisfy one reader’s American Dream?

p62. Reborn 2 Be Wild. Testing a genuine Aston DB4GT clothed later in life by Zagato

p80. Baby You Can Drive My Car. A post-£106k-resto drive in George Harrison’s Porsche 928S

BUYING

p14. Quentin Willson on the Ferrari he’d choose over its opposite-number Aston

p16. Chasing Cars. Tired Mercedes SL curiously sells for minter money at Artcurial’s sale

p20. Market Highlight. Marvel at the provenance and originality of this Facel Vega Facel II

p94. Buying Guide. How to hurdle common tripwires and bag an epic Lotus Elan M100

p101. Books & Models. Icons galore: Porsche at Le Mans, Bond’s DB5 and the Camel Trophy

p111. Ads on Test. Jaguar, Ford and Porsche

p150. Advertise for free

THE MONTH IN CARS

p24. Goodwood Members’ Meeting. Postponed 78MM was flush with tin-top treasures

p27. Rallye Prescott. Derek Warwick’s Renault 5 Turbo 2 among the sideways stars

p28. Events Planner. Gearing up for the likes of LE JOG and Rétromobile

p30. Barn Finds. We exclusively unearth the first customer Lotus Seven, hidden for decades

p36. Next Month. Classic Cars picks seven bucket-list classics to try, buy or borrow

p37. Letters. How BL’s calamitous customer service disease spread as far afield as Australia

p39. Quentin Willson marvels at how well the market has weathered an 18-month storm

p41. John Fitzpatrick on the colourful, questionable characters he met racing in the IMSA series

p162. 50 Years Ago Today. The promise of the Wankel engine had the V8s of Detroit trembling

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