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Classic & Sports Car

Feb 01 2022
Magazine

Classic & Sports Car is the world's best-selling classic car magazine and the undisputed authority for all owners and enthusiasts. Whether your interest is Italian Exotica, British sports cars of the 1950s and 1960s or modern classics, every issue of Classic & Sports Car perfectly complements the sheer joy and nostalgia of owning a classic car.

THE BIG PICTURE

Welcome

Classic & Sports Car

BEST OF 2021 • The C&SC team and photographers reveal their highlights from a topsy-turvy year of classic motoring

NEWS & EVENTS

Obituaries

Federation update

SPORT

Paddock profile

LOST & FOUND

Look familiar?

NEIL COLLINS • This late-blooming painter has honed his craft to become a master of car art

Book of the month

Model of the month

Pick of the month

Tested this month

Mick WALSH • ‘This supercharged 16-cylinder orchestra must have been spectacular at its Riva dockyard debut’

Simon TAYLOR • ‘When he couldn’t pay his phone bill and was cut off, he carried on wheeling and dealing from the red phone box down the road’

Martin BUCKLEY • ‘I can’t afford – and don’t want – jukeboxes, old phone kiosks or costly tin signs when £50 of eBay purchases do the job’

Travelling across India by bus, plus a Lagonda near-miss

LETTERS

Pedant of the month • Pedant of the month wins a C&SC baseball cap. Send your observations to alastair. clements@haymarket.com

Comments & clarif ications

THE HURLOCKS & THE THREE BEARS • The Cobra is best remembered as the leaf-sprung 289 and musclebound 427. But when AC’s Hurlock brothers married the latter’s coil-sprung chassis with the former’s sublime V8, its third and final incarnation was just right

AC 289 SPORTS

LIFE CYCLE OF THE SNAKE

TO BE CONTINUED… • Few cars have spawned as many continuations, replicas and half-truths as the appropriately legendary AC Cobra. Here, the four best convene

COBRA, BY ROYAL APPOINTMENT

AC CAR GROUP AC CRS

AUTOKRAFT MkIV AC COBRA

AC CAR GROUP AC SUPERBLOWER

AUTOKRAFT AC COBRA LIGHTWEIGHT

‘A’ IS FOR ADVENTURE • Remembering an epic 12,000-mile overland journey from Melbourne to London, undertaken by a pair of 1960s newlyweds in their trusty Ford Model A

PEACE MAKERS • Gliding into the post-war years with chrome-plated confidence, the Mercedes-Benz 300 and Bentley S-series follow two distinct paths to luxury

MANAGING EXPECTATIONS • The Shamal was born in an era when Maserati was battling to redefine itself, but is the car’s wayward reputation deserved?

CROWNING GLORY • Looking back at the late, great Graham Hill’s as yet unmatched achievement, on the 50th anniversary of his iconic Triple Crown win

PLAYING AGAINST TYPE • Eagle’s sympathetic Jaguar E-type reanimations don’t come cheap but, as car No 1 continues to show after more than 25 years, the results are dazzling

A SPOTTER’S GUIDE TO EAGLE E-TYPES

CHEAPER BY THE MILLION • As the Citroën 2CV and Renault 4 graduate from farmers’ transport to charming classics, their characters grow bolder

THE WAGON PRINCE • There can be few more glamorous ways to shift flat-pack furniture than the rare Cadillac Castilian station wagon

YOUNG AT ART • Making a name for yourself in the world of motorsport photography is tough enough, but just try doing it before your 10th birthday…

SHOULD IT STAY OR SHOULD IT GO?

MEET THE FLEET

RUSSIAN ICON FULFILS A DREAM

NIGEL DAVIES • Meteor tank engine nestles among automotive rarities in this East Anglian retreat

AT HOME ON THE RANGIE • From restoring rare models to building uprated versions,...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 212 Publisher: Haymarket Media Group Ltd Edition: Feb 01 2022

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Classic & Sports Car is the world's best-selling classic car magazine and the undisputed authority for all owners and enthusiasts. Whether your interest is Italian Exotica, British sports cars of the 1950s and 1960s or modern classics, every issue of Classic & Sports Car perfectly complements the sheer joy and nostalgia of owning a classic car.

THE BIG PICTURE

Welcome

Classic & Sports Car

BEST OF 2021 • The C&SC team and photographers reveal their highlights from a topsy-turvy year of classic motoring

NEWS & EVENTS

Obituaries

Federation update

SPORT

Paddock profile

LOST & FOUND

Look familiar?

NEIL COLLINS • This late-blooming painter has honed his craft to become a master of car art

Book of the month

Model of the month

Pick of the month

Tested this month

Mick WALSH • ‘This supercharged 16-cylinder orchestra must have been spectacular at its Riva dockyard debut’

Simon TAYLOR • ‘When he couldn’t pay his phone bill and was cut off, he carried on wheeling and dealing from the red phone box down the road’

Martin BUCKLEY • ‘I can’t afford – and don’t want – jukeboxes, old phone kiosks or costly tin signs when £50 of eBay purchases do the job’

Travelling across India by bus, plus a Lagonda near-miss

LETTERS

Pedant of the month • Pedant of the month wins a C&SC baseball cap. Send your observations to alastair. clements@haymarket.com

Comments & clarif ications

THE HURLOCKS & THE THREE BEARS • The Cobra is best remembered as the leaf-sprung 289 and musclebound 427. But when AC’s Hurlock brothers married the latter’s coil-sprung chassis with the former’s sublime V8, its third and final incarnation was just right

AC 289 SPORTS

LIFE CYCLE OF THE SNAKE

TO BE CONTINUED… • Few cars have spawned as many continuations, replicas and half-truths as the appropriately legendary AC Cobra. Here, the four best convene

COBRA, BY ROYAL APPOINTMENT

AC CAR GROUP AC CRS

AUTOKRAFT MkIV AC COBRA

AC CAR GROUP AC SUPERBLOWER

AUTOKRAFT AC COBRA LIGHTWEIGHT

‘A’ IS FOR ADVENTURE • Remembering an epic 12,000-mile overland journey from Melbourne to London, undertaken by a pair of 1960s newlyweds in their trusty Ford Model A

PEACE MAKERS • Gliding into the post-war years with chrome-plated confidence, the Mercedes-Benz 300 and Bentley S-series follow two distinct paths to luxury

MANAGING EXPECTATIONS • The Shamal was born in an era when Maserati was battling to redefine itself, but is the car’s wayward reputation deserved?

CROWNING GLORY • Looking back at the late, great Graham Hill’s as yet unmatched achievement, on the 50th anniversary of his iconic Triple Crown win

PLAYING AGAINST TYPE • Eagle’s sympathetic Jaguar E-type reanimations don’t come cheap but, as car No 1 continues to show after more than 25 years, the results are dazzling

A SPOTTER’S GUIDE TO EAGLE E-TYPES

CHEAPER BY THE MILLION • As the Citroën 2CV and Renault 4 graduate from farmers’ transport to charming classics, their characters grow bolder

THE WAGON PRINCE • There can be few more glamorous ways to shift flat-pack furniture than the rare Cadillac Castilian station wagon

YOUNG AT ART • Making a name for yourself in the world of motorsport photography is tough enough, but just try doing it before your 10th birthday…

SHOULD IT STAY OR SHOULD IT GO?

MEET THE FLEET

RUSSIAN ICON FULFILS A DREAM

NIGEL DAVIES • Meteor tank engine nestles among automotive rarities in this East Anglian retreat

AT HOME ON THE RANGIE • From restoring rare models to building uprated versions,...


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