JULY 2021

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

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

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OWNING

p74 Epic Restoration Transforming a £1k Peugeot 205 GTi banger into a subtle gem

p99 Our Cars Phil’s Jaguar E-type thinks it’s a Triumph (p99), Sam’s Toyota MR2 springs a rusty surprise (p100) and Nigel’s Reliant Scimitar refuses to budge (p102)

DRIVING

p6 The List Reader Antonio Valente tries out a Dino 308GT4 mid-engined wonder wedge

p66 Southern Accent Unravelling the mystery of the Ferrari-inspired AC from Brazil

p82 Air-cooled Royalty Driving the 993 Carrera RSR - Porsche’s most enigmatic 911

BUYING

p14 Quentin Willson is onto the Dino 308GT4 too, plus BL classics on the up

p16 Chasing Cars Russ is staggered by mega-money Mercedes SL and Morris 1800

p20 Market Highlights Near-unique Lancia and ex-Moss Austin take a bow

p42 1970s Sporting Bargains Why the long-overlooked Triumph TR7, Porsche 914, Chevrolet Corvette and TVR 3000S need buying now. PLUS – TR7 design team tells all

p90 Buying Guide How to get yourself into Volvo’s BTCC icon 850-series for as little as £1k

p97 Books & Models The heaviest book we’ve ever reviewed, and 1:18-scale veteran Daimler

p107 Ads on Test Four classified picks on trial

p146 Advertise your classic for free

THE MONTH IN CARS

p24 Donington F1 Festival Williams origins emerge at Donington Park season opener

p26 Jim Russell Memorial Meeting Snetterton’s ace tutor honoured with Lotuses

p26 Thruxton Thriller Andover goes American as Chevrolet brings the V8 thunder

p28 Obituaries Bidding a sad farewell to Ford’s ‘RPJ’ and David Sutton; and Robert Opron

p30 Events Planner Pull off the dust sheet – lockdown is ending and show season begins now

p32 Barn Finds An Aston Martin bonanza this month, with DBs from both sides of the Pond

p36 Next Month Marking 50 years of the marque-defining Mercedes-Benz R107 SL

p37 Letters Overlooked Lancia, a mystery roadster, and are classics getting too modern?

p39 Quentin Willson remembers when you couldn’t give early Jaguar E-types away

p41 John Fitzpatrick peels a terrified passenger out of the seat of his Porsche 935

p162 50 Years Ago Today CAR drove the world’s most enigmatic supercar, the Monteverdi Hai

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