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CLASSIC AMERICAN’S STARS & STRIPES LOCKED AND LOADED!
Top 5 reasons to visit the Classic American Stars & Stripes show sponsored by Black Top Yacht Club
Classic American boo-boos
MIDLAND AMERICAN AUTO CLUB 2022 ALL-AMERICAN CAR, TRUCK & BIKE SHOW • Kilbeggan, Co Westmeath, Republic of Ireland April 24, 2022
FUN, FUN, FUN!
Tex Trubshaw’s PICHUPS
Buick Signia • This Buick concept hinted at a future SUV/station wagon offering from GM’s Flint-based division; sadly what was rolled out a few years later had none of the bold vision of the concept…
Searching for excitement • With modern vehicles becoming increasingly homogenised, Evans ponders on the need to preserve 20th century car culture so future generations can appreciate how distinctive it is.
Classic American Mail
The Quit American • This Buick had lived in South Africa and Holland before it was acquired by Mark Hatton, who has driven it all around Britain and to France. And it’s the perfect car for long-distance touring, as he tells Zack Stiling…
BLUE THUNDER • Having purchased his dream 1980 Pontiac Trans Am, Joe London began restoring the car and added a few individual touches along the way – as you do!
WOLF IN SHEEP’S Clothing • Cars like this Plymouth Belvedere of Richard Mayo’s don’t come up for sale every day. From street car to race car and back, it could almost pass for a standard cruiser… until a peek under its bonnet reveals its monster motor!
The Roger Penske Stary • Jim Maxwell celebrates the life of the ultimate ‘Car Guy’, Roger Penske…
The Reluctant Restoration • Last month the paint came off editor Ben’s Oldsmobile to reveal… well, nothing too horrendous, just a lot of parking dings and some minor rot behind the wheel arches. Not bad for a 52-year-old from Pennsylvania!
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EVENT REPORT VHRA PENDINE SANDS HOT ROD RACES • Pendine Sands, Wales May 14-15, 2022
Will Shiers DISCOVERIES • Our intrepid salvage yard explorer brings you junkyard jewels from across North America.
Classic American Reviews
2022 CAR OF THE YEAR • EVENTS MARKED IN WHITE ARE CAR OF THE YEAR HEATS
The World’s Favourite
1967 SHELBY GT500 SUPER SNAKE AUCTIONED • Mustangs don’t come any rarer than this 1967 Shelby GT500 continuation and it went under the hammer at the end of May!
MUSTANG... BUY THE BOOK
GONE IN 3.9 SECONDS • A brand-new electric classic Mustang that’s built in the UK? Now this we have to see! We sent Zack Stiling to find out about this remarkable car that’s on sale now from Charge Cars, London… Charge Electric Mustang
MUSTANGS Over Here
The Future’s Orange • We follow a very personal purchasing journey with long-time contributor Richard Coney as he goes in search of his very own dream car; a UK-spec sixth generation Mustang…
TOP GUN • Refurbished by Alan Faulkner-Stevens of Dragon Wheels, Buckinghamshire, this magnificent Mustang Mach 1 Sportsroof represents the marque’s halcyon days of the Seventies…