Reuniting a Morris Oxford MO, a Wolseley 4/50, a Morris Six MS, a Wolseley 6/80 and a Morris Minor MM, we aim to pay proper tribute to the cars that gave some hope to post-war Britain.
We also take a peek behind the doors of the 1948 Earls Court show, checking out the year's latest and greatest from the UK – and overseas.
3. A road-ready racer
Take one iconic British sports car and one well-heeled enthusiast, and the result is often rather special.
This one-off, clearly much-enjoyed Jaguar E-type’s demure grey body belies the host of tweaks and upgrades made to satisfy a baronet’s request for a Lightweight version for the road.
It’s a fascinating insight into this manufacturer-customer relationship, as well as an emotional trip down memory lane for the family of the man who commissioned it. Mick Walsh is the man behind the wheel.
4. Open and shut case
It’s not all British might in our September issue – just check out these gorgeous Ghiblis! Martin Buckley argues that these are the finest Maseratis of all, as he drives an SS coupé and a Spyder.
Does the blend of luxury saloon opulence and supercar pace appeal to you, too?
5. Le Mans Classic 2018
Were you lucky enough to be at this year’s Le Mans Classic? We were, and our extended news feature from page 14 rounds up all the action, both on and off the track. We’re already counting the days until the 2020 edition…
6. Heart and soul
You know the story: you have that dream car, you buy it (yes!), then it needs work (no!).
Ross Alkureishi meets a Fiat 124 Abarth Stradale owner who loved his car… until he drove another. Read the story of this second restoration and see this stunning Spyder in all its glory.
7. Forgotten masterpiece
When lists are compiled of the greatest cars of any type or given era, the Hispano-Suiza is rarely given its due. Making the straight-six’s case for glory is Richard Heseltine aboard this striking 1924 H6B. It really is something special.