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1979 Ford Cortina – Classified of the Week

Gold, always believe in your soul. You’ve got the power to know. You’re indestructible. Or at least that’s what Spandau Ballet would have you believe (and yes, we’re listening to old Tone as we write this). And the words from that pop ditty seem to ring true here, as this 1979 Cortina simply must be […]

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1986 Austin Maestro Camper – Classified of the Week

Campers are very much a global favourite. The idea of strapping a bed and kettle into the back of a van is one that has captivated thousands of us over the years. Explore the great outdoors, go up hill and over dale, live a life of adventure… or park up on a Caravan Club site […]

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1971 ‘Special’ Hot Rod – Classified of the Week

Something a bit different for this week’s chosen classified in the form of this, urm, car. We say car because it’s not really anything, we’re sure it started life as something recognisable, but that was a long time ago. Now the car is recognised as a ‘Special’, meaning its the only one of its kind. […]

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1965 Volkswagen Beetle – Classified of the Week

There are few classic cars that are as instantly recognisable as the Volkswagen Beetle. With over 20,000,000 built, it’s a car that everybody has seen in passing. Failing that, the car’s silver screen legacy care of Disney’s Herbie franchise has seen to it that pretty much every pair of eyes around the globe have seen […]

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1972 Datsun 240Z – Classified of the Week

Honestly, would you just look at that. There are few cars that can strike a pose quite as well as the mighty Datsun Z cars of the 1970s. That seemingly endless bonnet, the short, squat cab and rear end. It’s proper sports car stuff, and you can see why some people were keen to refer […]

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1967 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GT Veloce – Classified of the Week

There is a school of thought that states you’re not a proper petrolhead unless you’ve owned an Alfa Romeo. We can see where the people who say that are coming from. Alfa Romeo cars stand for the raw, visceral driving experience that fills your heart with pride for your passion and your nose with the […]

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1985 Ford Sierra XR8 – Classified of the Week

When you think of a fast Ford it’s only natural for your mind to wander into the halls of Cosworth. Yes, we had the XR models, but it was the mighty RS Cosworth Sierras with their sixteen valves and their turbochargers that took the crown. They were the stuff of legend, and have since earned […]

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1999 BMW Z3 M Coupe – Classified of the Week

When the Z3 came out in 1995 the world rejoiced. It was a muscular, stocky little roadster that, if you bought it with an engine above 2.0 in capacity, was an absolute riot to drive. BMW had clearly spent a great deal of time perfecting the driving dynamics, and when the press got hold of […]

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1984 Ford Sierra XR4i – Classified of the Week

The Ford Sierra XR4i is a funny old thing. Back when it was released in 1983, Ford excited us with press images that featured the car in front of the Space Shuttle. It promised that the XR4i, with its 2.8 fuel-injected engine, would be a veritable powerhouse, an assault on the senses, a true performance […]

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1964 Humber Hawk – Classified of the Week

Every week we take a moment to sit down and go through the listings on Car & Classic to find a candidate for the next instalment of Classified of the Week. You might think it’s a case of looking for the rare, the exotic or the kind of car that for many of us, is […]