How to almost crash an Jaguar XJ220

How to almost crash an Jaguar XJ220

The many performance cars in this issue reminds me of the time in 1990 when I came very close to crashing the first, handmade, unpainted prototype of the road-going version of the XJ220 (called 001).

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1984 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL V126 Carat Cullinan

1984 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL V126 Carat Cullinan

A story of a true rarity unearthed in this time warp Carat Cullinan 500SEL V126 that’s been hidden for years. Diamond class At a time when the 126-series S-Class was one of the very best cars of the time, there was still a market to improve them even more, and we tracked one down to see how it fares now. Words Kyle Molyneux. Images Terry Oborne.

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1967 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3 Automatic W109 and 1972 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5 Manual W108

1967 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3 Automatic W109 and 1972 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5 Manual W108

Star classics V8 power iconic 3.5 & 6.3 saloons head to head. We meet a pair of Mercedes enthusiast friends over in Iceland that both own their dream classic cars and each have a back story of love and luck to get them. Words & Images Robb Pritchard.

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C123 celebration Pillarless perfection Mercedes-Benz 123-series Coupe

C123 celebration Pillarless perfection Mercedes-Benz 123-series Coupe

With a pair of 280CE models to concentrate on, we’re celebrating the simplicity of the 123-series underpinnings with that incredibly stylish coupe body… Words Kyle Molyneux. Images Terry Oborne.

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9A-code Golf 2.1-litre engined 252bhp 1979 Volkswagen Golf Mk1

9A-code Golf 2.1-litre engined 252bhp 1979 Volkswagen Golf Mk1

The Golf that went Dutch, got re-registered and TÜV approved in Germany, and is now a forty-year-old tax-free ‘Ring legend. Words: Chris Eyre Photos: Tony Matthews. Opening image: Oliver Kälke.

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225bhp BAM 1.8T 20v engined 1990 Volkswagen Golf Mk2

225bhp BAM 1.8T 20v engined 1990 Volkswagen Golf Mk2

On ­ first impression Ady Oliver’s Oak green Mk2 looks like it just rolled straight out of the 1990s, but as you delve a little closer you realise that couldn’t be further from the truth! Words: Si McNally. Photos: Si Gray.

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