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1953 Jaguar XK120 FHC vs. 1957 Aston Martin DB MKIII

007 very nearly got an E-type for the Goldfinger film — but he also came close to a Jaguar in the novel upon which it was based. Which of these original Goldfinger cars makes for the best classic experience today?

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1957 model-year Porsche 356 A Speedster

The unsullied looks and low mileage of this 356 A Speedster caught the eye of former McLaren Formula One team manager, Alastair Caldwell. His first act on buying it? To drive seven thousand miles around Europe and North Africa, taking in two classic rallies along the way...

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1957 Lotus Eleven S2

Fresh from restoration and wearing its seventh different primary colour, this Lotus Eleven S2 is the ideal Goodwood weapon, says James Elliott.

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1957 Maserati 450S

Even Stirling Moss was wary of the Maserati 450S. So Marc Sonnery takes the wheel of this car with a due sense of trepidation.

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Modern re-creation of a 1957 Aston Martin DBR2 racing car

By being based on a 1966 DB6 but converted in the Nineties, this modern interpretation of a DBR2 is as close to the real thing as a re-creation can get. We look at the car’s background before experiencing the formidable machine for ourselves.

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1957 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster C1

Andy Willsheer introduces the ’Vette from the ’Net, a vehicle sourced sight unseen online, which has brought its owner a great deal of pleasure revisiting a long-lost love for Corvettes…

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1957 Cadillac Sedan De Ville

Retired from the funeral business, this three-owner superlative Cadillac now enjoys European holidays towing a caravan, but looks in better nick than some cars 40 years younger!

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1957 Porsche 356 A T2 Speedster

This 1957 Porsche 356 A T2 Speedster has survived near seven decades without a single dink, dent or any impact damage, resulting in an unrestored body the like we’re unlikely to witness again...

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Sensational 1957 Volkswagen Camper Type 2 T1 Split Window

Hawing been ripped off by a rogue trader Gene Balyasny put this ’57 Bus build into the safe hands of ‘his people’ and after a full restoration now has the ‘Show Bus’ he’s always hankered after

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Dean Jeffries 1957 Porsche 356 Four-Cam Custom

Dean Jeffries is quietly legendary in hot rod circles. This Porsche 356 four-cam suggests the volume should be turned up

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Bucket-list classics The Big Test

Raw roadster, GT, hot-hatch, cool cabrio, supercar, spicy saloon and luxury cruiser. A great example of each should be on everyone’s bucket list of cars to try, buy or borrow. These are our top picks.

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1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster W198 II

If you had to provide a list of the ten most beautiful cars ever made – you would be absolutely spoiled for choice. Hell, pick up any issue of Retromotive and you would be shuffling, salivating, then re-shuffling some more, probably changing your list several times before reluctantly handing over your final cut

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