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Classic Cars

Nov 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 • We love the charisma of cars born from the upper limbs and time-honoured techniques of our master craftsmen

‘It’s the solidity and elegance that define the Shadow’ • Robert Cohen grew up driving Rolls-Royces and Bentleys. Today we put him in his ultimate high-roller – the Mulliner Park Ward coupé

ROBERT’S DREAM DRIVE LIST

[Want a Drive?]

ROBERT COHEN’S CAR CV • Powerful luxury cars are a lifelong passion

The money is on the manuals • Hand-stirred Ferraris are looking like good bets – but the market is still half-asleep

ASK QUENTIN

Try another day • Bonhams fails to impress with DB5

Market indicators • Chunks of money are being splashed about across the board, but there’s still the odd bargain

PRICE GUIDE MOVERS

A slow Beaulieu for Bonhams • Otherwise tough day sees record price paid for Escort Mexico

WHAT THE K500 MARKET INDEX SAYS ABOUT THE…

IN THE TRADE

Lifelong treasure • Bonhams to offer a rare Ferrari with impeccable provenance

Ten-tenths Tatra

The freshmen of Hampton Court • A bonanza of newly restored treasures touches down for the Concours of Elegance

German glory at Pebble Beach • Mercedes wins, but Porsche racers steal the show at world’s premier concours

Salon Privé sees red (and white) • Italian exotics headline as Oxfordshire concours heralds new era

Bargains and barn finds bombard Beaulieu • Beaulieu International Autojumble enjoys a euphoric return after a two-year hiatus and turns up some intriguing finds

Jean-Pierre Jaussaud, 1937-2021

Graham Robson, 1936-2021

October-December highlights

Those London barn finds… • Eclectic collection set social media alight, though not all of the bids were accepted

Next Month • The December issue of Classic Cars is shaping up nicely

LETTERS

George Harrison’s Merc

Classic Cars

John Fitzpatrick • My switch from racing Minis to rear-wheel drive Anglias for Broadspeed turned out to be a good move, and Ford was delighted with our results

Quentin Willson • There comes a point where the fine line between patina and iffy condition is blurred. Thankfully, my friend knew exactly what to do with his new XK150

HANDCRAFTED HAND PICKED • Which British classics offer the most hand-built character for the money in today’s market? Let’s explore our four choices: Morgan 4/4, Aston Martin DBS V8, Alvis TE21 and AC Cobra MkIV

Owning a Morgan 4/4

1989 Morgan 4/4

Owning an Alvis TE21

1965 Alvis TE21 convertible

Owning an AC Cobra MkIV

1987 AC Cobra MkIV

Owning an Aston Martin DBS V8

1970 Aston DBS V8

‘It was a truly handmade car – it wasn’t easy to upscale’ • Hand-crafting is central to the Morgan appeal says Martin Cole, who’s worked there since the Seventies

THE RACER THAT DIDN’T • The Ferrari 250GT SWB Competizione was born to do battle. That fact that this one barely did makes it special in its own way. We find out how

‘This is all part of the experience you gain over several...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 164 Publisher: H BAUER PUBLISHING LIMITED Edition: Nov 01 2021

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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 • We love the charisma of cars born from the upper limbs and time-honoured techniques of our master craftsmen

‘It’s the solidity and elegance that define the Shadow’ • Robert Cohen grew up driving Rolls-Royces and Bentleys. Today we put him in his ultimate high-roller – the Mulliner Park Ward coupé

ROBERT’S DREAM DRIVE LIST

[Want a Drive?]

ROBERT COHEN’S CAR CV • Powerful luxury cars are a lifelong passion

The money is on the manuals • Hand-stirred Ferraris are looking like good bets – but the market is still half-asleep

ASK QUENTIN

Try another day • Bonhams fails to impress with DB5

Market indicators • Chunks of money are being splashed about across the board, but there’s still the odd bargain

PRICE GUIDE MOVERS

A slow Beaulieu for Bonhams • Otherwise tough day sees record price paid for Escort Mexico

WHAT THE K500 MARKET INDEX SAYS ABOUT THE…

IN THE TRADE

Lifelong treasure • Bonhams to offer a rare Ferrari with impeccable provenance

Ten-tenths Tatra

The freshmen of Hampton Court • A bonanza of newly restored treasures touches down for the Concours of Elegance

German glory at Pebble Beach • Mercedes wins, but Porsche racers steal the show at world’s premier concours

Salon Privé sees red (and white) • Italian exotics headline as Oxfordshire concours heralds new era

Bargains and barn finds bombard Beaulieu • Beaulieu International Autojumble enjoys a euphoric return after a two-year hiatus and turns up some intriguing finds

Jean-Pierre Jaussaud, 1937-2021

Graham Robson, 1936-2021

October-December highlights

Those London barn finds… • Eclectic collection set social media alight, though not all of the bids were accepted

Next Month • The December issue of Classic Cars is shaping up nicely

LETTERS

George Harrison’s Merc

Classic Cars

John Fitzpatrick • My switch from racing Minis to rear-wheel drive Anglias for Broadspeed turned out to be a good move, and Ford was delighted with our results

Quentin Willson • There comes a point where the fine line between patina and iffy condition is blurred. Thankfully, my friend knew exactly what to do with his new XK150

HANDCRAFTED HAND PICKED • Which British classics offer the most hand-built character for the money in today’s market? Let’s explore our four choices: Morgan 4/4, Aston Martin DBS V8, Alvis TE21 and AC Cobra MkIV

Owning a Morgan 4/4

1989 Morgan 4/4

Owning an Alvis TE21

1965 Alvis TE21 convertible

Owning an AC Cobra MkIV

1987 AC Cobra MkIV

Owning an Aston Martin DBS V8

1970 Aston DBS V8

‘It was a truly handmade car – it wasn’t easy to upscale’ • Hand-crafting is central to the Morgan appeal says Martin Cole, who’s worked there since the Seventies

THE RACER THAT DIDN’T • The Ferrari 250GT SWB Competizione was born to do battle. That fact that this one barely did makes it special in its own way. We find out how

‘This is all part of the experience you gain over several...


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