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Classic Cars

Jan 01 2021
Magazine

Classic Cars is the original classic car magazine. It defined the world of classic motoring 40 years ago and still does it today. Every issue is put together by our team of classic car experts and enthusiasts. Using the best expert writing and photography, the magazine helps you experience what it's like to drive, keep and restore the classic cars of days gone by. We bring the stories and people behind the cars to life - showing you how to buy, keep and enjoy your cars. Every issue of Classic Cars is packed with: - Road tests - Drive stories - Expert buying advice - News and events coverage Classic Cars is the original classic car magazine.

Welcome • With so much exposure over the past six decades, you’d expect the E-type appeal would have worn thin. It hasn’t

‘The suspension is a revelation’ • Given a love for all things glassfibre, there was only one car we could put Craig Polly behind the wheel of – the Lotus Elite Type 14

CRAIG POLLY’S dream DRIVE LIST

1962 Lotus Elite Type 14

[Want a Drive?]

CRAIG POLLY’S CAR CV • Several have entered his garage; few have left

In the Spirit of the times • Life’s too short not to own a Silver Spirit – especially since values have remained low

ASK QUENTIN

Bonhams off the pace • Shortage of buyers for big ticket lots confirmed

Market indicators • Even at the sub-six figures end of the market, bidders aren’t afraid to go big for the right car

PRICE GUIDE MOVERS

Integrale steals top billing • But star Jaguar fails to sell at RM’s London auction

WHAT THE K500 MARKET INDEX SAYS ABOUT THE...

IN THE TRADE

The $15million concept cars • Alfa Romeo’s B.A.T. car trio hit the headlines again

S2 good not to use

Super Speedweek • Goodwood’s made-for-TV spectacular effectively saved the Members’ Meeting

Don Hayter, 1926-2020 Aldo Brovarone 1926-2020

Daimler takes a bow • British Motor Museum celebrates Jaguar’s sister marque in special exhibition

Forthcoming highlights • Because of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, many events are subject to postponement and cancellation. Please check the event websites for up-to-date information before making plans to buy tickets or travel

Getting to know the neighbours • Student strikes gold when he finds an dormant Aston V8 next door – then buys it

LETTERS

Classic Cars

Quentin Willson • I feel honoured to have known André Lurton, whose collection of French vehicles was recently sold at auction, and whose story is profound

WIN A LUXURY STAY AT THE METROPOLE

John Fitzpatrick • I may have got 150mph out of my old Jaguar E-type 2+2 back in the day, but my XJ-S racing career was frustratingly short thanks to Leyland

60 YEARS JAGUAR E-TYPE • Six decades ago, the Jaguar E-type changed the motoring landscape forever, and continued to innovate throughout its 13-year life. To celebrate, we drive all three generations of E-type, explore the Mark 10 and XJ12 saloons vital to its story, reveal a smart-buy E-type bargain, mark 50 years of Jaguar’s groundbreaking V12 engine, and speak to a Browns Lane insider who saw two generations of this landmark car take shape

COOL CAT HOT PROPERTY • The Jaguar E- type may have been greatest automative sensation of 1961, but who really bought them? We take the wheel of an early series 1 and find out

LIVING WITH A JAGUAR E-TYPE 3.8 COUPÉ

1962 Jaguar E-type 3.8 Coupé

STATELY SIBLING • The E-type may have hogged the limelight at launch, but its Mark 10 sibling shared most of its mechanical layout and would redefine the design direction of Jaguar

1964 Jaguar Mark 10 3.8

OWNING A JAGUAR MARK 1O

‘Things moved quickly — success wasn’t guaranteed’...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 172 Publisher: H BAUER PUBLISHING LIMITED Edition: Jan 01 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: November 17, 2020

Formats

OverDrive Magazine

Languages

English

Classic Cars is the original classic car magazine. It defined the world of classic motoring 40 years ago and still does it today. Every issue is put together by our team of classic car experts and enthusiasts. Using the best expert writing and photography, the magazine helps you experience what it's like to drive, keep and restore the classic cars of days gone by. We bring the stories and people behind the cars to life - showing you how to buy, keep and enjoy your cars. Every issue of Classic Cars is packed with: - Road tests - Drive stories - Expert buying advice - News and events coverage Classic Cars is the original classic car magazine.

Welcome • With so much exposure over the past six decades, you’d expect the E-type appeal would have worn thin. It hasn’t

‘The suspension is a revelation’ • Given a love for all things glassfibre, there was only one car we could put Craig Polly behind the wheel of – the Lotus Elite Type 14

CRAIG POLLY’S dream DRIVE LIST

1962 Lotus Elite Type 14

[Want a Drive?]

CRAIG POLLY’S CAR CV • Several have entered his garage; few have left

In the Spirit of the times • Life’s too short not to own a Silver Spirit – especially since values have remained low

ASK QUENTIN

Bonhams off the pace • Shortage of buyers for big ticket lots confirmed

Market indicators • Even at the sub-six figures end of the market, bidders aren’t afraid to go big for the right car

PRICE GUIDE MOVERS

Integrale steals top billing • But star Jaguar fails to sell at RM’s London auction

WHAT THE K500 MARKET INDEX SAYS ABOUT THE...

IN THE TRADE

The $15million concept cars • Alfa Romeo’s B.A.T. car trio hit the headlines again

S2 good not to use

Super Speedweek • Goodwood’s made-for-TV spectacular effectively saved the Members’ Meeting

Don Hayter, 1926-2020 Aldo Brovarone 1926-2020

Daimler takes a bow • British Motor Museum celebrates Jaguar’s sister marque in special exhibition

Forthcoming highlights • Because of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, many events are subject to postponement and cancellation. Please check the event websites for up-to-date information before making plans to buy tickets or travel

Getting to know the neighbours • Student strikes gold when he finds an dormant Aston V8 next door – then buys it

LETTERS

Classic Cars

Quentin Willson • I feel honoured to have known André Lurton, whose collection of French vehicles was recently sold at auction, and whose story is profound

WIN A LUXURY STAY AT THE METROPOLE

John Fitzpatrick • I may have got 150mph out of my old Jaguar E-type 2+2 back in the day, but my XJ-S racing career was frustratingly short thanks to Leyland

60 YEARS JAGUAR E-TYPE • Six decades ago, the Jaguar E-type changed the motoring landscape forever, and continued to innovate throughout its 13-year life. To celebrate, we drive all three generations of E-type, explore the Mark 10 and XJ12 saloons vital to its story, reveal a smart-buy E-type bargain, mark 50 years of Jaguar’s groundbreaking V12 engine, and speak to a Browns Lane insider who saw two generations of this landmark car take shape

COOL CAT HOT PROPERTY • The Jaguar E- type may have been greatest automative sensation of 1961, but who really bought them? We take the wheel of an early series 1 and find out

LIVING WITH A JAGUAR E-TYPE 3.8 COUPÉ

1962 Jaguar E-type 3.8 Coupé

STATELY SIBLING • The E-type may have hogged the limelight at launch, but its Mark 10 sibling shared most of its mechanical layout and would redefine the design direction of Jaguar

1964 Jaguar Mark 10 3.8

OWNING A JAGUAR MARK 1O

‘Things moved quickly — success wasn’t guaranteed’...


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