Mazda MX-5 at 30: Inside the October 2019 issue of C&SC

| 5 Sep 2019
Classic & Sports Car – Mazda MX-5 at 30: Inside the October 2019 issue of C&SC

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We’ve two more big birthday bashes for you in the latest issue of Classic & Sports Car – and they’re ones you’re sure to love!

But there’s much more to our October magazine than that, including the fascinating story of an often-overlooked Formula One photographer and his amazing photos, all the news from Monterey Car Week – plus we meet two Dutch siblings who are a force to be reckoned with.

Our October 2019 issue is on sale now and you can buy it here. Read on for our preview.


The MX-5 zooms to 30

Classic & Sports Car – Mazda MX-5 at 30: Inside the October 2019 issue of C&SC

It might be hard to believe, but the world’s best-selling roadster is now three decades old.

Our Greg MacLeman’s behind the wheel of three of the best from p114 to remind us how these cars have charmed so many.

And that’s just the start of our Mazda MX-5 celebration – so don’t miss the October 2019 issue of C&SC!


A century of Citroën

Classic & Sports Car – Mazda MX-5 at 30: Inside the October 2019 issue of C&SC

Of course, we couldn’t let 2019 pass without marking the fact that this is the year the Double Chevron hits the big 1-0-0.

Our commemorations start on p136 as Jon Pressnell heads to Citroën’s colossal 100th-birthday party in France and meets a dazzling selection of cars – and their passionate owners.

And, as with Mazda, there are more Citroën treats in store in this month’s magazine.


Bugatti T59 driven

Classic & Sports Car – Mazda MX-5 at 30: Inside the October 2019 issue of C&SC

The magnificent Grand Prix Bugatti Type 59 makes a sensational road car and in our latest issue, who else but Mick Walsh is the lucky chap to get behind the wheel.

Chassis 59121 has been rebuilt and is back on the road – it’s a labour of love with spectacular results


Boardroom bragging rights

Classic & Sports Car – Mazda MX-5 at 30: Inside the October 2019 issue of C&SC

It’s Bentley MkVI versus Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire 346 as Martin Buckley puts these two luxury conveyances head-to-head.

For those for whom time was money in post-war Britain, these were just the thing – and they still impress today.


Porsche’s forgotten rival

Classic & Sports Car – Mazda MX-5 at 30: Inside the October 2019 issue of C&SC

Never heard of the Denzel? Well, it’s thought that only around 65 were built, so you can be forgiven.

Turn to p154 of our October 2019 issue and you’ll soon want to know more about this pretty little classic.

Greg MacLeman gets behind the wheel and shares its intriguing story.


So it’s a bumper month here at C&SC and we hope you enjoy reading.

And, of course, you get all this and more, plus news, historic motorsport, auction updates, product reviews and the rest of our regular content.

Can’t wait? Click here to buy it online