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A question of sports. Never mind austerity, buyers of rakish sporting machines were spoilt for choice in ’50s Britain. But which is best: Healey 100, Jaguar XK, MGA, AC Ace…
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Separated At Birth. The unlikely bloodline of two ’70s sports saloons: Saab 99 and Triumph Dolomite. Words Greg Macleman. Photography Will Williams.
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Intimidation game The Mercedes-Benz 770K lives in the shadow of its political associations, yet it’s a magnificent piece of engineering. Words Richard Heseltine. Photography Manuel Portugal.
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The All American Hero. It took until the end of the ’50s, but with the mighty Scarab, homegrown V8 power finally beat the European elite on US soil. Words Mick…
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Endangered Species: Honda Prelude Honda tried to take on Europe with this Origami-styled coupe. Now the few remaining need saving... Honda's angular Prelude put into sharp focus. Honda Relude Innovative…
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Aston V8 Vantage A touch of class and great to drive – Why the 4.3-litre is the one to watch. When we last drove an Aston Martin Vantage 4.3, we…
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Gullwing in Arizona Across the desert to the Grand Canyon in Mercedes’ greatest sports car. Not officially a race, of course - but a tour to the Grand Canyon proves…
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Now in its fortieth year of continuous kit car production, Marlin not only retains the retro styling of the original Roadster within the current Sportster, but also o­ffers a modern…
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Ferrari Lusso. The ultimate blend of beauty and beast? The 250 GT Lusso is one of the most glamorous of all Ferraris, and this example, painted white at the behest…
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An American enthusiast has been reunited with the 330 GTS that his father once owned and which helped shape his passion for great cars. We went to meet him. Words…
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Few limos do luxury and tradition quite like the Rolls-Royce Phantom V. Marque expert Paul Wood explains why every collector should have one. Words Glen Waddington. Photography Charlie Magee.