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Retro Cars Magazine January 2012 Back Issue

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With a 220bhp chargecooled engine from an ’87 900 Turbo model, our January cover Saab 99 has a lot more going on that first meets the eye. The modifications don’t end there, with all sorts of mechanical and exterior and interior changes meaning the bright green machine stands out from the crowd in all the right ways.
If Swedes aren’t your thing then perhaps Fords might be? Paul Digby’s Mk3 Escort Cabriolet turbo has been modified in the Euro-style vein, and it’s a project that has been evolving in his possession for over a decade.
BMW’s Z1 was always criticised for being a tad on the slow side, the duo in this issue address that perfectly; one boasts an E36 M3 Evo engine, the other a 5.0-litre E39 M5 V8 mill.
David Jone’s supercharged ’88 Mk1 Toyota MR2, Dave Worswick’s ’68 Reliant Scimitar SE4 Coupe and a Lock Up crammed full of 1980s cars are just some of the other attractions in the issue alongside a round-up of our contenders for the Retro Cars 2011 Car of The Year crown…
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January 2012 Free issue to celebrate our app revamp! With a 220bhp chargecooled engine from an ’87 900 Turbo model, our January cover Saab 99 has a lot more going on that first meets the eye. The modifications don’t end there, with all sorts of mechanical and exterior and interior changes meaning the bright green machine stands out from the crowd in all the right ways. If Swedes aren’t your thing then perhaps Fords might be? Paul Digby’s Mk3 Escort Cabriolet turbo has been modified in the Euro-style vein, and it’s a project that has been evolving in his possession for over a decade. BMW’s Z1 was always criticised for being a tad on the slow side, the duo in this issue address that perfectly; one boasts an E36 M3 Evo engine, the other a 5.0-litre E39 M5 V8 mill. David Jone’s supercharged ’88 Mk1 Toyota MR2, Dave Worswick’s ’68 Reliant Scimitar SE4 Coupe and a Lock Up crammed full of 1980s cars are just some of the other attractions in the issue alongside a round-up of our contenders for the Retro Cars 2011 Car of The Year crown…


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Free issue to celebrate our app revamp!

With a 220bhp chargecooled engine from an ’87 900 Turbo model, our January cover Saab 99 has a lot more going on that first meets the eye. The modifications don’t end there, with all sorts of mechanical and exterior and interior changes meaning the bright green machine stands out from the crowd in all the right ways.
If Swedes aren’t your thing then perhaps Fords might be? Paul Digby’s Mk3 Escort Cabriolet turbo has been modified in the Euro-style vein, and it’s a project that has been evolving in his possession for over a decade.
BMW’s Z1 was always criticised for being a tad on the slow side, the duo in this issue address that perfectly; one boasts an E36 M3 Evo engine, the other a 5.0-litre E39 M5 V8 mill.
David Jone’s supercharged ’88 Mk1 Toyota MR2, Dave Worswick’s ’68 Reliant Scimitar SE4 Coupe and a Lock Up crammed full of 1980s cars are just some of the other attractions in the issue alongside a round-up of our contenders for the Retro Cars 2011 Car of The Year crown…
read more read less
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