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Streamlined Sensations. Jon Pressnell investigates the impact of the futuristic Chrysler Airflow by comparing it with the Volvo it inspired. Chrysler’s sales flopped when it launched its bold new streamliner.…
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The RSR was the beginning of a racing journey which, via the 934, culminated in the indomitable 935. uncovers an example that’s raced as them all Written by Chris Randall.…
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If history had played out differently, the UK mainland would have its own endurance road race. Drive-My heads to Derbyshire to drive what might have been Britain’s answer to Le…
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Which is the best modern daily driver for £50,000? The Gen 2 997 takes on the Gen 1 991. With a theoretical circa-£50,000 budget, Drive-My assesses the merits of two modern-day…
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This Ford Cortina may not look particularly special - but it's a Cortina Lotus, and it was Colin Chapman's personal transport. Mark Dixon took it for a late-60s spin. Photography…
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Bargain supercars: which is best? Plus Noughties performance cars to buy now. An epic Aston-Martin V12 Grand Tourer or Audi’s fire-breathing V8 mid engine supercar? Both are more affordable than…
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Unique ‘Cegga’ Ferrari - Sublime Testa Rossa reincarnated. In 1960, the Swiss Gachnang brothers re-engineered and re-bodied a wrecked Ferrari Testa Rossa. Now the long-lost CEGGA Ferrari is reincarnated, with…
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These two Rolls-Royces have connections with a Land Speed Record-breaker, Royalty and Brooklands. Now they return to their old haunt to reveal their spirit. Words Robert Coucher. Photography Paul Harmer.
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Warriors weekend. When it comes to buying your next classic, enjoyability and reliability needn’t be considered mutually exclusive. This sporting six are tougher than most – and can be found…
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The early Sixties saw celebrities start a craze for sending their laugh-a-minute Minis to a coachbuilder for some luxury personalisation. Cilla Black‘s 1977 car was given a £3000 makeover by…
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Friends reunited. Only a handful of Lotus MkVIIIs were made before the wild concept was tamed. Today we drive the example bought new by racer Dick Steed – then test…