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CAPTURING RISE OF ROCK ‘N’ ROLL • Elvis & The Birth of Rock by Lew Allen
DOMESTIC DISCOVERIES • The ‘Discoveries’ in Classic American’s pages are usually lurking in dusty American junkyards, thousands of miles away, but Zack Stiling managed to track down a brace of abandoned Yanks in leafy Surrey…
Vic Elford • We are sad to report that another great racing driver has passed away. Vic Elford, often referred to as ‘Quick Vic’, died on March 13 at the age of 86 after a bravely fought battle with cancer.
WILDEST CATS IN TOWN IS BACK!
Tex Trubshaw 's Gun Trucks
Chevrolet Electrovair II • Richard Heseltine discovers GM’s flirtation with electric during the Sixties with what was already a ground-breaking car in engineering terms; however, even back then the limited battery technology hobbled the project…
EV reality check • With all the hype currently out there surrounding electric vehicles, Evans wonders if the real world implications have actually been considered.
Classic American Mail
TRIPLE XXX MUSCLE • This ’67 Pontiac GTO might look like the star car from the action movie ‘xXx’, but this one, although living a more sedate life in the Lancashire town of Bury, can still be a bit of a handful…
What the critics said
THE FROZEN LOON Ford • From snowy Canada, Classic American meets one ’57 Ford that’s been resurrected by its enthusiastic owner, who managed to get it road-ready, nay rally-ready on a budget of buttons and scrapyard rescue parts…
Violet Tendencies • Richard Brezinski’s Plymouth ’Cuda is just the latest in a long line of magnificent Mopars that have graced his garage. Jon Cass caught up with him to get the lowdown on his latest Pentastar lovely…
‘TV’ Tommy Juo • Some racing legends were celebrities before they entered motorsport... ‘TV’ Tommy Ivo was one such star. Steve Havelock chats with 85-year-old Tommy and delves into his fascinating life…
NSRA SOUTHERN SWAPMEET • North Weald, Essex March 6, 2022
The Reluctant Restoration • Editor Ben Klemenzson reveals how he ended up restoring his muscle car over four years… by accident!
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DISCOVERIES • Our intrepid salvage yard explorer brings you junkyard jewels from across North America.
Classic American Reviews
EVENT REPORT • PRACTICAL CLASSICS RESTORATION SHOW
2022 CAR OF THE YEAR • EVENTS MARKED IN WHITE ARE CAR OF THE YEAR HEATS