Contents, January 1982




Matters of Moment 23 Fixtures 24 VSCC December Tests 25 Club News 25 Road Impressions — Colt Lancer Turbo 26 Around and About 27 Ford Fiesta XR-2 28 Formula One Scene 29 A Daimler Conundrum 30 Behind the Grand Prix Scene— ELF 31 Did you see it? Formula One Cars on the road 32 International Calendar for 1982 33 International Racing Results for 1981 34 Veteran-Edwardian-Vintage 37 The Sixty Mercedes 39 Vintage Postbag 43 Magnificent Mercedes—the 230 TE 45 Historic Grand Prix Cars — Talbot-Lago 26C 48 Road and Trail Test — Opel Manta 400 49 Rally Review — Lombard RAC Rally 50 Aston Martin’s Lagonda 54 Team Ensign 67 Books for the New Year 74 Letters from Readers 76

FRONT COVER PICTURE: ASTON MARTIN’S LAGONDA, appropriately registered, poses in the grounds of the Standard and Chartered Bank’s East Molesey social and sports club. Everything about the car from its sleek and elegant lines to the superb leather upholstery exuded quality and craftsmanship at their best. See Page 54.