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Octane issue 181 – on sale now!

Octane issue 181 – on sale now! Classic and Performance Car

On track in 2 VEV, most celebrated of all the heyday Aston Martins, plus Doug Nye on its exceptional history


This DB4 GT Zagato is the most celebrated of all heyday Aston Martins. Now it could become the most valuable British car ever sold at auction in Europe. 



John Simister drove 2 VEV at Goodwood ahead of the auction, and Doug Nye explores the car’s history in our comprehensive feature.

2 VEV

Arctic Rolls adventure


Arctic Rolls adventure

Harry Metcalfe goes in search of the Northern Lights on this epic Arctic trip in a bargain Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow.
 

Shelsley Specials


Shelsley Specials

F1 learnt everything from these hillclimbers

The Octane Interview 


The Octane Interview

Stephen Bayley meets designer J Mays

Porsche RSK recreated

 
Porsche RSK recreated
 
Perfect clone of a perfect sports car

1909 Vauxhall B-type

1909 Vauxhall B-type

UK’s first roundabout in Luton’s finest

Renault 5


Renault 5
 
Régie’s baby and 120 years of watersheds   
 

Works Lancia Stratos

 
Works Lancia Stratos

Testing Lancia’s Safari Rally legend

Octane magazine captures the exclusivity and excitement of the classic car world


Every issue features the cars, the people, the action and excitement of the last 100 years of automotive history. Drives of the most revered classics accompany stunning photography, along with news and event coverage from around the globe.

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Aston Martin DB4 Classifieds

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