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Jaguar E-type S2 4.2 Roadster test-drive. If the driver is tall and the hood is up, getting into the E-type Roadster is nothing short of painful. I have to thread…
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New Order. The Series 2 Jaguar E-type was a Billy Fury machine in a post-Beatles era’. Big test of the E-type's period price rivals. Can the old warrior fend off…
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Jensen Interceptor FF MkII. It reminds me of being behind the wheel of a powerboat. Experiencing Jensen's advanced four-wheel-drive FF has been a lifelong ambition for reader Colin Strickland. Will…
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Racing the red triangle. Alvis developed its early models by taking part in everything from hillclimbs to Le Mans. James Page drives three cars designed for the white heat of…
19 Aug

BMW Z1

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There’s more to BMW’s clever two-seater than a funky pair of drop-down doors - undeniably cool though they are. It was the first car to be developed by the Munich…
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Those of a shy and retiring disposition should look away now. If you do not want to be stared at everywhere you go, or you don’t want people to take…
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It seems odd now to relate that Lotus dealers were initially wary of the Elise. 'They still thought that Lotus equalled the Esprit and Excel, and weren’t convinced by the…
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Rapid transit - 1964 Gordon-Keeble GK1. It's 50 years since the beautiful but doomed Gordon-Keeble entered production. Join us on the old factory test route to see how this elegant…
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Now want an Jaguar XJ220 more than ever before. Nick Cockburn has wanted to drive an XJ220 since the height of the supercar ‘space race’. Will the smile on his…
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Man about town. These were the high-style saloons of the late Sixties; cars that made an impression without making a fuss. Less than £10k buys one today - but which…
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The Mazda MX-5 has a problem: its ubiquitous nature means that many people take this incredible little two-seater for granted. The flipside is its sheer affordability - spend £2000 and…