Road & Track - 1985 Magazines

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January Cover Story - Lotus Etna (Exciting styling and exhilarating performances blended in a new mid-engine V-8 GT car) Road Tests - Volkswagen Golf (It's not a game, it's a whole new driving feel); Peugeot 505 Turbo (Taking on the heavyweights from Saab, Volvo and Audi); Saab Turbo (The first of the turbo sedans becomes the first with a 16-valve head) Features - Profile: Nick Craw (From the Peace Corps to the SCCA, Craw has raced to win); Paris Auto Show (A limitless feast of almost everything automotive); Bitter Sweets (A 4-foor version of the SC and a targa-top Rallye are in the works); The Honeymoon Special (A Cleveland coupe for early automotive campers); Solo (As in going it alone to produce the latest Panther mid-engined GT car); The KdF People's Car (Hitler's plans for putting the German's on wheels); Hondas To Go (Jackson Performance has a long menu of performance desserts); Getting Out There (A story of one man's need to unload his meager life savings by going racing); Spex Honda Elf (Nifty little spyder conversion for the Civic-minded); Only In Italy, The Sequel (Phil Hill and the re-creation of the Mille Miglia); Salon: 1956 Auston-Healey 100/4 (A car made for driving, then and now); One Ford, Coming Up (Delivering cars in Nepal was a lesson in ingenuity) Technical - Vortex Genarators (A new wrinkle in the technology of beating the wind) Competition - Italian Grand Prix (An excellent race on the historic Monza course); Dutch Grand Prix (Prost proves perfectly capable on the sands of Zandvoort) Columns - Side Glances ("It's clear that I am a mere user of 20th century technology"); Miscellaneous Ramblings (At the wheel of an anti-skid braking Corvette); Letter From Europe (Driving the Audi Quatro, Citroen's turbo CX and Renault's Super 5); Letter From Japan (Return of the Toyota Starlet, this time with a 3-valve-per-cylinder engine); Letter From Detroit (Chevy's bid to win the Indy 500 with a Penske/Ilmor-designed racing engine); About The Sport (Solo II Championships provide quick thrills); Ampersand (The 1985 Audis spread their wings); Technical Tidbits (Are you ready for E2F2?) Departments - People & Places; Letters; Road Test Summary; Time & Place; Years Ago; Reviews; Market Place; Technical Correspondence; PS
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February Road Tests - Small Cars, Big Performance (Automotive excitement for less that $10,000 with six 100-mph economy cars); Subaru 4wd Turbo (It's hard to think of a feature the 4wd, turbocharged Subaru doesn't have); Hardy & Beck BMW 327S (Imagine 180 bhp in an improved 3-series BMW. Now quit smiling and read the test) Features - Profile: Roy Winkelmann (The invisible man behind the reemergence of Lotus as an American Champ car); Salon: Bugatti Type 10 Petit Pur Sung (Ettore Bugatti's very first car, built in Cologne, restored in Reno); Ferraris At Monterey (Ferrari heaven, courtesy of the Monterey Historic Automobile Races); Porsche 928S 4-Valve (Breathing even more life into Porsche's V-8 engine with 32 valves and a magnesium manifold); Update: Long-Term Cars (The state of the union between R&T and our Mitsubishi, Honda, Pontiac and Volkswagen); TAG Porsche Engine (Behind every successful Formula 1 racer this year is a pushy engine) Technical - 50-Series High Performance Tires (Taking seven sets of 225/50VR-16 tires to their limits) Competition - Grand Prix Of Europe (Prost conquers the new Nurburgring, but Niki earns 3 valuable points); Portuguese Grand Prix (Once again, Prost has the win but Lauda has the luck and his third championship) Columns - Side Glances (Sounding off about race car noise limits and campsites that are louder than industrial parks); Miscellaneous Ramblings (What happens to all the toll money? Are the coins melted down and used to fill potholes?); Letter From Europe (When creative European automakers join forces, the result becomes the Lancia Thema and Saab 9000); Letter From Detroit (When is a barn door not a barn door? When Ford introduces the Aerostar compact van); About The Sport (A troubling time at the SCCA National Championships with too many crashes and too many protests); Technical Tidbits (An introduction to calculus leads to the mathematics of car width and slalom speeds) Departments - People & Places; Letters; Years Ago; Time & Place; Road Test Summary; Cars In Scale; Market Place; Technical Correspondence; PS
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October Cover Story - Affordable Exotics (Buying your way into the super-car class for less than $20,000) Road Tests - BMW 535i & 524td (Two distinct choices in the 5-series: the full-up sports sedan and a surprising diesel); Chevrolet Novi CL (Forget the mid-size old one, this is the joint Chevy/Toyota economy version); Volkswagen Cabriolet Update (The Wolfsburg Edition comes complete with everything for fun in the sun) Features - New For 1986 (Driving impressions of the new fun cars from Chrysler, Ford and AMC/Jeep/Renault); Volkswagen Scirocco 16-valve (Performance to match the image of this German sports coupe); Highland History, Hideaways & Hideouts (Innes Ireland takes you along for a personal tour of Scotland); Quick Study (TV star Perry King tastes the thrill of the chase in Toyota's Long Beach GP Celebrity Race); Salon: 1938/46 Delahaye Type 145 (A V-12 masterpiece that was built to win a million); Celica To The Fore (Toyota's all-new Celica gets front-wheel drive, a 16-valve engine and a fresh skin); Long-Term Update (The continuing chronicle of our Honda, Pontiac, Nissan and Mitsubishi) Technical - Gleason Torsen Differential (A different approach to the benefits of limited slip) Competition - 24 Hours Of Le Mans (When the (micro) chips are down, Porsche still wins the pot); Canadian Grand Prix (Ferrari gives 'em the old 1-2 knockout punch); Detroit Grand Prix (Keke Rosberg demonstrates how to motor through Motown); French Grand Prix (Remember Nelson Piquet? Everyone in France does) Columns - Side Glances (Beyond the men and machinery, there's a special magic to Formula 1); Going West (Ted West ponders the identity crisis of the motoring journalist); Miscellaneous Ramblings (The Koreans are coming, so you'd better know your Hyundai from your Daewoo); Technical Tidbits (Economic modeling may show you value, but at a price); Letter From Europe (16-valve engines for VW's Golf and Scirocco, plus a turbo for Renault's 9); Letter From Japan (Nissan's Cedric is short on looks and long on innovative technology); Letter From Detroit (AMC, Chrysler and Ford face 1986 with fine-tuned optimism); About The Sport (Go tell it on the mountain that Audi now owns Pikes Peak) Departments - People & Places; Letters; Road Test Summary; Years Ago; Time & Place; Market Place; Technical Correspondence; PS
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