May 2019 issue

On sale March 20

FEATURES

• SMART BUYS 2019 – Quentin Willson picks six behind-the-market classics from AC, BMW, Daimler, Fiat and Porsche to buy now before everyone else cottons on
• CRUISE LINER – We take a leisurely drive in a globe-trotting Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud drophead coupé
• NOBLE BLOODLINE – We drive the Noble GTO-3R – and interview its creator Lee Noble
• THE LIST – We put a happy reader into his dream De Tomaso Pantera for the day
• LIFE CYCLE – Owners from new to now describe the life of a the wild-living Mercedes-Benz 450SLC that inspired the company to return to the global motor sport stage
• THE COLLECTOR – We delve into a dusty farmyard collection of Morrises that their custodian bought to relieve stress
• EPIC RESTORATION of a Ford Escort MkI Twin Cam

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Buying

• QUENTIN WILLSON – tips sleek GTs from Ferrari, BMW, Aston Martin and Jaguar as the hottest buys of the month
• CHASING CARS – Russ Smith spies rising Ford Escorts and falling Ferraris, plus a landmark Jaguar E-type
• TEMPTING BUYS – An ultimate-evolution Renault 5 Turbo 2, the unique Miller Shooting Brake, an unusual manual Jaguar XJC and a barely-used Mini prepare to cross the block this month
• MARKET HIGHLIGHT – and a stunningly original Lancia Fulvia 1.6HF ‘Fanalone’ heads to market
• BUYING GUIDE – The Toyota MR2 MkI is a consummate sports car, but only if you avoid the costly pitfalls highlighted by our guide
• BOOKS & MODELS – A distinctly Italian flavour, with works on Giugiaro and the Mille Miglia, and a 1:12-scale Ferrari 250GT Lusso
• ADS ON TEST – Austin-Healey 100, BMW 850i, Range Rover Vogue and Aston Martin DB7 Vantage all driven and evaluated
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Columnists

QUENTIN WILLSON on the trail of the lost Italian Job Aston Martin DB4 Convertible
GORDON MURRAY picks up a rare 1969 Abarth 2000SE Spider
JOHN FITZPATRICK remembers the lost potential of the Broadspeed Jaguar XJC 5.3

The month in cars

• LONDON CLASSIC CAR SHOW – Turbo pioneers and landmark Minis light up the capital
• RACE RETRO – Experimental Lotus and championship-winning Fords head to Stoneleigh
• BARN FINDS – A forgotten Jaguar XJC graces our pages after a four-decade gap
• LETTERS – Cherished memories of Jaguar Mk2 ownership pour in from far and wide
• WHY I LOVE… MG design legend Don Hayter on his memorable days at Aston Martin
• OUR CARS – Phil finds Jaguar E-type rust while Malcolm puts his back on the road, and Sam buys a Chevrolet Camaro