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1962 Volkswagen Type 2 Half-Track Fox

One innovative Austrian inventor fancied an alternative to the ski-lift. The VW Half-Track Fox was his solution, and it’s just been restored.

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1962 Aston Martin DB4 Series V Vantage

With a longer body, faired-in headlights and distinctive shape, the DB4 Series V Vantage was a precursor to the all-conquering DB5. Yet the car was more than just a trial and is an important and highly desirable model in its own right. We drive a rare example to explain why.

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1962 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 - with a motorsport past

When Darren and Lucy Arnold bought an early E-type 20 years ago, they didn’t know the car had a fascinating motorsport pedigree. We investigate the newly restored car’s past.

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1962 Ferrari 250 GTO

As Ferrari plots a transformative five years, we examine the car that more than any other has shaped the last 60.

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1964 Ford Lotus Cortina vs. 1962 Lotus Elan

The late racing maestro Jim Clark is still revered and adored by many – not least IndyCar legend Dario Franchitti. Here are his experiences of two very special ex-Clark Lotuses.

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1962 Chevrolet Corvette C1 RPO-687

This racing Corvette RPO-687 saw NASCAR royalty take on European sports-car sophistication. Did it triumph? We find out, on track at Goodwood.

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60 years of Ferrari 250 GTO

It’s possibly the most famous example of one of the world’s most revered cars – and owner Nick Mason has driven his Ferrari 250 GTO absolutely everywhere. Here’s why it’s now firmly part of his family.

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1962 Ferrari 250 GTO chassis 4115GT

Sixty years ago, Ferrari unveiled the 250 GTO, a road-usable racer that went on to become the world’s most desirable car. Doug Nye reunites with an old friend

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1962 Jaguar E-Type 3.8 Coupe

What is an early E-type like to use on a regular basis and can the flaws of the day be seen as charms today? Jim Patten swaps his 4.2 roadster for a 3.8 with a roof for a road trip.

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1962 Triumph Spitfire 4

The Triumph Spitfire put Le Mans glamour into the hands of the mass market, at home and abroad. We drive one of the earliest survivors and explore the impact it made in the Sixties – and continues to make today

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