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1975 Volkswagen Passat 1.8T B1 and 1974 Passat V8 B1

With nine generations and 50 years on sale, the Passat has been a staple part of family life for millions of owners worldwide – but few have put that package through its paces quite as thoroughly as Rob and Hazel Carter.

260bhp Honda 2.4-litre engined Australian-delivered 1975 Ford Escort Mk1

There are a thousand recipes to build a Mk1 Escort for the modern era. All it takes is patience, determination, dedication, and a dare-to-be-different mindset. This is one enthusiast’s dream build come to life.

1975 Porsche 911 Turbo 930 with rock and roll history

We get behind the wheel of Baddie, one of the most original 930s around. It also happens to be a classic 911 Turbo with a serious hard-rocking past…

1975 Ford Consul 2000L Decor

Ford Heritage: When Rod Tebble found this 1975 Ford Consul 2000L Decor sitting unused in a garage he didn’t expect it to be such an original and unmolested example…

Modified 140bhp 1975 MG Midget

A background in competitive motorsport through the Seventies and Eighties means that Stuart Simons is a man with a need for speed; a need he has satisfied by building his dream MG Midget. Don’t be fooled by its diminutive appearance because Stuart’s MG packs an incredibly powerful punch.

1975 Jaguar XJ12 Automatic Series 2

Searching for a classic Jaguar survivor? Then on the evidence of this beautifully preserved XJ12, Norway looks like a good place to start.

Modified 1975 Mk3 Mini 1000

What sort of Mini does a contemporary car design professional love best? His first Mini, of course… but Paul Marsh had a clear idea of what looks good and what doesn’t when it came to building his own dream Mini.

1975 Ford Granada Coupe 3.0-litre Automatic XL Mk1

Ford Heritage: The Mk1 Granada Coupe was Ford’s archetypal 1970s luxury tourer. And with a stellar resto and a few special touches, this South African survivor is a fine example of the breed.

Hitting Scotland in the 210bhp 1975 Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7

After reading this issue of Classic Porsche, you’ll be well aware of the Carrera RS 2.7’s origins and credentials. What’s not so well-known is its successor, the Carrera 2.7 from 1974. After taking photos in Glasgow, we went for a spin in the Scottish Highlands...

Spring 1975 - customer is inspecting the new Porsche 930

In spring 1975 a customer is inspecting the new Porsche 930 that, thanks to its turbocharger, was probably the most sensational car you could buy. And it attracted the rich and famous like no car since Jaguar’s E-Type.

Tuned 2.0-litre engined 1975 Volkswagen Golf Mk1

When a water-cooled VW goes down a storm at the hot rod school of excellence that is the SEMA show, you know it’s going to be a winner. Aaron Stehly has hit the jackpot with this one...

1975 Innocenti Regent 1300

Did the Innocenti regent sing a sweeter tune than the allegro? We visit the car’s ancestral home to find out.

1975 Porsche 914/4 1.8 injection US-Spec

Notwithstanding the fact it’s an excellent car in its own right, the 914 remains an affordable entry point to air-cooled Porsche ownership, but be mindful of wearing rose-tinted spectacles if you’re planning to find out what’s available across The Pond…

1975 Volkswagen Golf 1.1 Mk1 Lofoten Green swallowtail

How do you top an immaculate, Florida blue series 1 VW Golf? For Richard Stringer, the answer lay in this uber-rare, 1975 Lofoten Green swallowtail

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