Classic Cars April issue on sale now

Classic Cars April issue on sale now

The latest issue of Classic Cars is on the news stands, featuring a spread of cars from the Mercedes-Benz W125 grand prix racer to a twin test of Nineties Ferraris and from popular classics like the Morgan Plus 4 to rarer metal like the Triumph TR2 Francorchamps.

I hope you enjoy the issue.

Phil Bell, editor

Classic Cars magazine


In-depth features

  • Ferrari 348 vs F355. The consensus says F355 – time to challenge it with a proper test
  • Driving the luxury Triumph TR2 Francorchamps
  • One-off Bristol 406S tested
  • Why the Mercedes W125 conquered the grand prix world
  • Touring the best Swiss and Italian lakes in an AC Ace
  • Expert advice on buying a Lancia Aurelia
  • Aston Martin Lagonda vs Maserati Quattroporte III vs Ferrari 412
  • Jem 'Marcos' Marsh interview
  • Is a Morgan Plus 4 right for you?
  • Ford Essex V6 engine secrets revealed
  • We take the Jo Siffert/Hans Herrmann Porsche 910 back to Spa for a track test
  • Why the Singer Chamois Sport deserved a better fate


Unmissable regulars

  • The Month in Pictures - top classic action, great images
  • Events, Motor Sports and Markets News including the best ever Retromobile Paris show, London-Cape Town Rally and more
  • Columnists Quentin Willson, Simon Kidston and Martin Gurdon
  • Books, videos, models and product reviews
  • Discovered - barn finds and restoration dreams including a Ghia-bodied Ferrari 212 and Triumph Italia
  • Letters - tell us what you think
  • Ads on Test - we try out real cars for sale Bentley 3.5 Litre, Porsche 993 Carrera 2, Fiat Dino, Rolls-Royce Corniche and a Triumph Stag
  • Talking Shop - visit Jaguar specialist Heritage Classics of Teesside
  • Our Cars - what we've been up to with our  Jaguar E-type, BMW 2002 Heidegger race car replica  and 1965 Ford Mustang 
  • Your Cars - James Wike's Chevrolet Cosworth Vega 
  • Price Guide - values for more than 1100 classics

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