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1972 BMW 3.0 CSL E9/R1

This racing 1972 BMW 3.0 CSL E/R1 was the very first car to emerge from the new BMW Motorsport workshop. Now restored, we drive it on track

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1972 BMW 3.0CSL E9 vs. 2003 M3 CSL E46

The 3.0 CSL and its contemporary, the 2002 Turbo, laid the foundations for BMW’s ‘ultimate driving machine’ adventure. Along with their less powerful but still charming siblings, they pointed the way to BMW’s modern car-making template: mixing the excitement and drama of the better Italian sports saloons and coupes with the reliability and quality of a German car. It’s been paying dividends ever since.

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1972 Rolls-Royce Corniche Fixed-Head Coupé

On a recent trip to Suffolk, we met up with the proud owner of this Early 1972 Rolls-Royce Corniche Fixed-Head Coupé, a car that represents the realisation of a childhood dream

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50 Years Ago Today The promise of the Wankel engine had the V8s of Detroit trembling

In 1972 the end looked nigh for the big V8s, but an unlikely saviour of Detroit muscle emerged from Germany, via Japan

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1972 Marciano 268A

Marciano 268A This Alfa Montreal-engined one-off took more than 25 years to build

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1972 Dino 246 GT

Do you have to be a Jinancier to buy a derelict Dino and restore it as a daily driver? Well, yes as it turns out, but there are lessons for all of us here.

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1972 Datsun 240Z Super Samuri ‘Specification 3’

Legendary Datsun tuner Spike Anderson built only one ‘G-nose’ Super Samuri 240Z. Mark Dixon takes it on a tour of Anderson’s old haunts

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Awesome 1972 Volkswagen Double Cab-commercial

When Wayne Murray bought this ’1972 Double Cab Pick-Up Bay as an unfinished project, he knew nothing of the headaches he’d face later on. Still, having spent the last eight years on a meticulous restoration, there’s no doubt it was worth all the grief

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1972 Chevrolet C10 pick-up

Having had a hard life, this smart Chevy truck has had everything restored and replaced – but it’s not just for show. This rig will be working for a living, as Steve Havelock found out.

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1972 Holden HQ SS

A Belmont in flash trackies. Once the poorer brother to Monaro GTS Coupe; now rich pickings

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1972 Fiat 124 Special T

The Fiat 124 range was the brainchild of Dante Giacosa, the brilliant chief designer at Fiat during the 1950s and 1960s. He could never have known just how successful the saloon version was going to be.

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715bhp 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle 540 ci engined

Matt Cirocco, of Massapequa, New York, found himself with a daunting dilemma on his hands. “I found out about a good builder 1972 Chevelle for sale locally.

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