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1978 Fiat X1/9 Lido

The Fiat X1/9 is turning 50 but its philosophy still feels fresh. We try an early 1300 for size to the cutprice, mid-engined trailblazer’s legacy today.

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1978 Nissan 280ZX based 800bhp Devil Z or Air Breathing Research S130z

A car cloaked in infamy. A car masked in mystery. A car playing a facade for the devil.

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1978 Porsche 928 Automatic

911 & Porsche World reader, Adam Kravitz, owns an early 928 on each side of the Atlantic. We caught up with him in London to learn more about his passion for the underappreciated ‘land shark’...

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1978 Audi 100 GLS C2 Typ 43

Radical, yet refined and restrained, shockingly few examples of the ground-breaking second-generation Audi 100 survive. Did it deserve a better fate?

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1978 Fiat 124 Sport Spider 1800

If you’ve ever dreamed of a romantic Valentine’s weekend getaway, chances are that dream has evoked a classic Italian convertible of some description, even if the dream doesn’t exactly materialise as intended

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Ferrari Boxers 1974 365 GT4 BB vs. 1978 512 BB and 1983 512 BBi

It’s very rare to gather all three major evolutions of Ferrari Berlinetta Boxer together – even more so in right-hand drive. We’re still pinching ourselves that we’ve driven them all, but which one delivers the knockout punch for us?

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1978 Lancia Sibilo

The collection of Milan-based Architect Corrado Lopresto ranks among the best in the world. The Key — an annual which ranks individuals based on the value and provenance of their collections — placed Lopresto at 22nd: more significant than Andreas Mohringer, but not quite so important as Ralph Lauren. Though, if you are like me and think a list is just another divisive tactic to get people arguing over something they might normally bond over, you can appreciate the life’s work of Corrado Lopresto for what it is: an immense and valuable tribute to Italian automotive design.

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Emmerling 1978 Porsche 911 RSR Evocation, G-model basis

Starting life as a 1978 SC, this rip-roaring G-series has grown into a fire-breathing, RSR-inspired restomod. Total 911 puts it to the test…

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1978 Jaguar XJ-S 5.4 V12 Manual vs. 1990 Lister Le Mans 7.0 V12

The Lister Le Mans is a full-bore evolution of the suave Jaguar XJ-S. But instead of madness on wheels, Ben Barry discovers a bargain alternative to the Ferrari F40

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1978 Porsche 911 930 SE Flachbau

This 930 Outlaw started life as a Special Wishes Turbo, and has since enjoyed a further programme of unique customisation away from the Porsche factory…

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