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Tag Archives: R&T October 1956

MG TC—1949

LONG BEFORE there were Porsches and Corvettes, decades before Mustangs and Miatas, there was the MG TC. So the story goes, G.I.s returning after World War II brought home these … Continue reading

December 6, 2018 · 1 Comment

THE PRE-COBRA

THE HERITAGE OF Carroll Shelby’s fire-breathing 427 Cobra starts with a lithe British sports car, the A.C. Ace, and then moves to Ol’ Shel’s Fairlane V-8 conversion, the AC-Ford Cobra. … Continue reading

April 18, 2017 · 5 Comments

THE FIRST 1.5-LITER COOPER, AN EARLY BEETLE AND OL’ SHEL TOPS THE HILL

I’LL NEVER LACK for automotive reading material, what with a closet full of old magazines. R&T October 1956 is a perfect example. Formula 1 was at the height of its … Continue reading

April 3, 2017 · 4 Comments