10 unmissable features in the April 2018 issue of C&SC

| 28 Feb 2018
10 unmissable features in the April 2018 issue of C&SC

The April issue of Classic & Sports Car goes on sale in the UK today (1 March), and it's so hot it's guaranteed* to warm you up even amid this week's big freeze. (*not actually guaranteed

Up front is our face-off between three generations of fast Fords, but there's truly something for everyone inside: a look back at Steve McQueen's classic Bullitt, a chat with a baby Fiat obsessive and even a drive in a wonderful Sharknose Ferrari. 

Of course as well as features you'll also find C&SC's customary winning mix of news, events info, buying tips and classifieds. Scroll down for a peek inside, and don't forget to subscribe for the best possible deal.

NB: The current weather conditions may have affected distribution in some areas. If you can't find the new issue in your local newsagent this week, try again in a few days or order a copy from this link.

10. A Riley's revival


Ross Alkureishi charts one man's painstaking – but ultimately hugely satisfying – restoration of a classic Riley One Point Five 

9. The Octopussy Range Rover


Nobody knows what happened to the topless Range Rover that starred in James Bond's 13th big screen outing, but that didn't stop Chris Bishop from building a copy. Martin Buckley takes it for a spin

8. For the love of Fiat


In this month's instalment of The Obsessive, Andrew Roberts meets a family with a real thing for baby Fiats

7. Alfa Romeo GTV6 vs Jaguar XJ-S HE vs BMW 635CSi


These three mid-'70s GTs were all European Touring Car stars in the early '80s – but which holds up best these days? Simon Charlesworth finds out

6. Mays from A to Z


GP pioneer Raymond Mays helped kickstart motorsport in Britain and also enjoyed a successful racing career of his own. Paul Fearnley details his influential life

5. The forgotten Docker Daimler


In an early-'50s world of smog, rationing and polio, the extravagant Daimler Dauphin gave people permission to dream. Martin Buckley tells its story

4. 'Sharknose' duo reborn


The Ferrari Tipo 156 was a revelation when it arrived in 1961, dominating that year's F1 championship. Mick Walsh lives a dream by driving one of two beautiful recreations around a rain-soaked track

3. The much-travelled Pagoda


Greg MacLeman traces the exotic history of a Mercedes 280SL 'Pagoda', through Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Italy

2. Bullitt at 50


It's hard to believe, but Steve McQueen's classic cop movie/car showcase is now half a century old. Julian Balme gives it another watch to see if it still holds up today 

1. Ford's supercar dynasty

Ford_GTs.pngIn a world-exclusive feature, Greg MacLeman gathers together two generations of Ford GT with their spiritual forefather the GT40. So which one is his favourite?