OCTOBER 2021

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

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

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OWNING

p84 Epic Restoration. Unique Chevron B38 restoration: race it while preserving originality?

p90 Life Cycle. George Harrison’s Mercedes 600: from star chariot, to taxi, to classic icon

p111 Our Cars. Quentin tackles 2CV rot (p111), Nigel’s Alvis is upstaged by a supercar (p112) and Phil’s Jaguar stages a noisy protest over its summer show schedule (p114)

DRIVING

p6 The List. to live out his **‘Blower’ Bentley-**boy fantasy

p74 Gold Rush. On track in Jim Clark’s Silverstone-conquering IWR Lotus Elan 26R

p96 Suburban Spacëcraft. Re-evaluating the unfairly overlooked, bargain-priced Citroën BX

BUYING

p14 Quentin Willson on shrewd BMW, MG and VW buying opportunities

p16 Chasing Cars. Eighties super-coupés from Porsche, Ferrari, Opel and Toyota on the up

p20 Four Of A Kind. Brooklands Lagonda 2-Litre team cars emerge for sale at Bonhams

p22 Tempting Buys. Chevrolet V8s are the order of the day at DVCA and ACA auctions

p44 THE HOT 30. This year’s best investment prospects, from four-figure bargains to million-pound exotics. PLUS – looking back at the now-mythical eras of ‘bargain’ classics

p102 Buying Guide. Get yourself a big-performance BMW Z4 for small change

p109 Books & Models. Controversial Ferrari truths told, and a 1:43-scale Ford rally team

p119 Ads on Test. Can we tempt you with a Jaguar XK150 (p119), Volkswagen Golf GTI MkII (p120), Austin 7 (p123) or Austin-Healey 3000 MkIII (p124)? We test them all

THE MONTH IN CARS

p24 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Penske Indycars bring Festival of Speed back with a bang

p26 Silverstone Classic. Long-lost Lotus Esprit Gp5 returns at bumper classic race meeting

p31 Shelsley Walsh Classic Nostalgia. McRae tribute sees Colin’s Ford tackle the tarmac

p31 John Sprinzel & Carlos Reutemann. Remembering BTCC pioneer and a Ferrari F1 great

p32 Events Planner. Sketch out the rest of your classic summer. Now with added coffee...

p34 Barn Finds. A whole Sixties Vauxhall rally equipe is unearthed and put on sale

p38 Next Month. Celebrate timeless British craftsmanship, with Morgan and rivals

p39 Letters. Missed investment opportunities, and much love for the Mercedes-Benz SL

p41 Quentin Willson spots anniversary-year E-type bargains – if you’re handy with spanners

p43 John Fitzpatrick remembers a favourite Porsche 928 and an intimidating golf cart

p170 20 Years Ago Today... US met UK at Rockingham with Reynard on top. What went wrong?

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