MARCH 2022

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

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by Phil Bell |


Classic Cars May 2022 issue

Classic Cars May 2022 issue
Classic Cars May 2022 issue

There are lots of great stories inside the March 2022 issue of Classic Cars magazine...

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p42 THE LEADING EDGE 50 years of BMW’s 3.0 CSL: an exclusive drive in the very first ‘M-car’

p52 GUIDING LEICHT Track test of one of 169 ultra-lightweight pre-production prototype CSLs...

p60 RAPID RESPONSE Meet the sole survivor of three CSL-spec rally-service E3 Kombis

p62 JOCHEN NEERPASCH M patriarch on the early days of BMW Motorsport GmbH


p72 EPIC RESTORATION How a carefully-chosen Lamborghini Miura went from rusty to revered

p80 LIFE CYCLE A Jaguar Sovereign that’s been a faithful servant for its entire luxury life

p103 OUR CARS Mrs Bell’s Porsche Boxster needs a new roof (p103), Russ’s Morris Minor is drinking again (p104) and there’s progress on Nigel’s Armstrong-Siddeley restoration (p106)


p6 THE LIST Reader Ajmal Mahmood gets a long-awaited drive in an aircooled Porsche 911E

p66 SECOND CHANCE Out for a blast in the 1967 London Racing Car Show Fletcher-Ogle GT

p86 BENT OUT OF SHAPE Driving one of the strangest Bentleys ever made: McLeod’s MkVI


p14 QUENTIN WILLSON on the varying fortunes of V8 bruisers from AC, AMG-Mercedes and MG

p16 CHASING CARS A good month for Sixties Brits, and is it time to consider a Porsche 930 Turbo?

p20 MARKET HIGHLIGHTS Talbot-Lago and Bugatti set to star on the Parisian auction stage

p94 BUYING GUIDE Get yourself a big-engined MG roadster or coupé with confidence

p99 BOOKS & MODELS A Shelby bonanza, with a landmark Cobra book and a model GT350

p111 ADS ON TEST Alfa GTV (p111), Aston DB7 (p112), Merc 250SE (p115), Triumph GT6 (P116)

p162 PRICE GUIDE QUARTERLY The latest values for more than 1400 classics


p24 ROGER ALBERT CLARK RALLY Rare Opels feature amid the grit and glory of the forest classic

p27 HILTON HEAD CONCOURS Humble microcars including a Mini upstage American art-deco

p28 OBITUARIES Remembering Williams boss Sir Frank, Indy ace Al Unser, and our own Tony Dron

p30 EVENTS PLANNER Get the calendar out – there’s a busy year ahead

p32 BARN FINDS Self-build pioneer emerges, as does something that could pre-empt the MGA

p36 NEXT MONTH Classics so good they came back from the dead, and an action-packed Dino life

p37 LETTERS Pre-classic capers in an Aston Martin DB4GT recalled, and youth insurance woes

p39 QUENTIN WILLSON has bought a very early Jaguar XJ-S and thinks you should too

p41 JOHN FITZPATRICK recalls a last-minute dash to Bathurst to race the Hodgson Holden

p170 30 YEARS AGO TODAY Why were the company’s owners trying to kill off the new AC Ace?


Classic Cars May 2022 issue

Classic Cars May 2022 issue
Classic Cars May 2022 issue
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