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1971-1974 AMC Javelin • The early Seventies might be the time when most people think muscle cars went into decline, yet one manufacturer still managed to keep the faith. Enter stage left, AMC’s Javelin…
Ghia Chrysler 400 Superdart • Not all fins were just for show, as the 1957 Ghia Chrysler 400 Superdart proves, and not only that – this was a fully functional show car, not just a lame duck buck incapable of actually moving under its own steam…
A shortage of chips • Evans discusses the ongoing global semiconductor issue and the impact it is having on North American vehicle demand.
A King among Giants • As one of the people involved in one of the most important classic American events on the calendar, David Radcliffe-Watts is most definitely a classic American connoisseur. So when he hankered after this Pontiac Star Chief Custom Catalina, we knew it had to be something special…
LITTLE & LARGER • When Stuart ‘Chubby’ Checksfield wants to take his 1931 Buick to a car show it goes in style, on the back of his home-grown, diesel-converted 1972 Chevrolet car carrier.
Mean Green Machine • A Cobra Jet-powered Torino is certainly one of the less obvious muscle cars but, as Paul Bussey discovers, this under-the-radar performance machine has plenty of grunt and power credentials where it counts: under the bonnet.
Finale-the end of an era? • Last month we unveiled one of Lincoln’s most successful Continentals ever, the 1969 Continental Mark III. It was a success story that Lincoln reworked over the following decade with the Mark IV and Mark V…
TECH: LUBRICATION KEEP YOUR MOTOR RUNNING • Oil. It’s a car’s lifeblood. The oil we use can have a direct effect on a motor’s longevity: it’s not just regular oil and filter changes, but using the right sort of oil that’s really important. If you think you know all about oil and your engine, think again, as you may discover a few interesting facts in this piece about that ingredient that’s vital to the healthy running of any car.
E10 PETROL – THE FACTS • E10 is coming: what will extra ethanol do to your classic? Doubling the ethanol content of pump petrol could have serious implications for older vehicles. Find out what you can do to protect your pride and joy.
Readers’ Rides • Classic American gets all over the world, as this month’s Readers’ Rides proves, coming all the way from sunny Spain, where ex-pat Brit Geoff Saunders lives with this very tasty Buick Riviera. Here’s his story in his own words:
Will Shiers' DISCOVERIES • Our intrepid salvage yard explorer brings you junkyard jewels from across North America.
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