320 Everything you need to know about buying a Bentley 3 Litre
248 Ferrari’s retort to the Countach, but could you commute in one?
“He drove with his heart – Gilles was someone that people loved to watch” Sir Jackie Stewart on Gilles Villeneuve;
see page 188
202 Pared back and a peach to drive: savouring a lightweight SS special
News & events
30 years Lost & found
30 years in pictures 16 News & events 20 Your events 26 Sport 30 30 years of historic racing 32 Lost & found 40 30 years of discoveries 44 COMMENT Mick Walsh From the cockpit 49 Alain de Cadenet Inside line 51 James Elliott Misfire 53 Simon Taylor Full throttle 55 Martin Buckley Backfire 57 Letters 59 REVIEWS Motoring art 66 30 years of motoring art 68 Books 73 30 years of books 76 Models 79 30 years in miniature 80 Automobilia 83 Classic shrines 85 Subscribe! 08448 488835 86 Next month 89
286 Port’s rhapsody in BLUE!
LIVING WITH CLASSICS Our classics 286 Your classics MG special 295 Garage gear 299 How to... Use a multimeter 301 Specialist RR Services 303 BUYING AND SELLING Auctions 306 30 years in the saleroom 314 Market place 318 Buyer’s guide Bentley 3L 320 Case histories start on 331 Index 416 30 years of C&SC 418
FEATURES 1982 and all that
Bargain performance from the year of our birth: Esprit, 308, DMC-12, A310, 911, XJ-S, M535i, quattro &Mulsanne Rolls-Royce Phantom II 170 Timewarp Derby elegance returns to the world’s most glamorous concours Pagani Zonda S 176 Celebrating the maddest hypercar of all and the man who conceived it Supercar: the story so far 184 From Miura to Veyron: the birth and evolution of the automotive pin-up Gilles Villeneuve RIP 188 Honouring the original Earl of Oversteer who enraptured the Tifosi
AC Cobra at 50
Hare ’em, scare ’em Anglo-American hybrid reaches its half-century SS100 lightweight 202 The factory-sanctioned Jaguar hot rod that shed pounds to gain speed
Alfa Tipo 33/2 210 Braving a quad-cam fans’ favourite sports-racer Meet Mick Walsh 220 The Legend tells (mostly) all about his three decades on C&SC Facel Vega Facel II 226 V8 supercoupé seduces on a fast run from Ave George V to The Dorchester 1982: a year in racing 232 12 months in which motor sport took a walk on the wild side of the tracks Ferrari 250TR replica 242 Putting a lid on a tearaway ‘Red Head’ who isn’t all that she seems The other Testarossa 248 Leonardo Fioravanti-penned Ferrari milestone that you can really use Abarth 1500 Biposto 254 Franco Scaglione’s masterpiece, which foretold Bertone’s BAT cars Bertone at 100 262 Studying 20 of the best design icons from this crisis-defying styling house Our classics at 30 272 The C&SC fleet in all its glory (glory being an altogether subjective term)
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