Car & Driver - 1986

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April Road Tests - Lamborghini Countach 5000 Quattrovalvile (Welcome the big red vacuum cleaner), Yugo GV (Revenge of the K mart shoppers), Ford Taurus LX (A milestone machine that lives up to its billing), Preview Test: Mazda RX-7 Turbo (True to the faith) Features - Japanese Dreams (Reverie revs up and hits the road at the 26th Tokyo Motor Show), Six In Support (Consider them creative catnaps), Rollin', Rollin', Rollin' (The army reinvents the wheel, and ya know what? It works!), Jam Session (Thinking of fighting radar with radar? You'd better feel lucky, punk), Oldsmobile Quad 4 Engine (A 150-hp, four-cylinder, four-valve ticket to the engine builders' hall of fame) Short Takes - Ultra Stretch Limousine (Sixty laps equal one mile), Buick Regal Grand National (Speed is a gunslinger in black), Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 (After a timeout for a makeup adjustment, Chevy's sportster bounces back), Dodge Shelby GLHS (An inspirational message for late bloomers) Columns - Editorial License (Write now or pay later), Letters (Our fourth Ten Best issue, and we still didn't get it right), Brock Yates (Cops, keys, cash, kids, and class), Patrick Bedard (Seeing red) For Your Information - New & Improved (Lotus off the block, Mitsubishi Pajero, BMW V-12), Ford Sierra RS Cosworth (Power shopping at the race-car store), Mazda Familia Turbo GT-X (Four-wheel drive gets a full-time job) Sport - What Makes Brother Elliott's Ford So Damn Fast! (NASCAR's kingpins tell us what they think), Ford's Secret Weapon (The doyen of Dearborn performance)

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Preview - Cadillac Allante (For those times when the Fleetwood Brougham is too boring and the Lamborghini Countach is too brazen); Design Dynasty (Sergio Pininfarina fulfills a family dream) Road Tests - Mazda 626GT (Has turbo, will travel); Lamborghini Jalpa (In which Mary fools around with the Countach's little brother); Olds Cutlass Ciera GT (Coming out of the Brougham closet); A Year With Mr. Two (Toyota's MR2 sets the standard) Features - Mission: ATV (Fun on four fat wheels); German Joy Ride (On the autobahn, the speed limit is pedal to the metal. But not always, and maybe, not forever) Short Takes - Preview: Jeep Wrangler (More civilized than the CJ); Subaru GL (Tough going in the automotive mainstream); Panther Kallista (Set the Wayback Machine to 1955); Nissan 300ZX Turbo (Flares for the frazzled) Columns - Editorial License (Life after 2wd); Letters (In which Ed comes to the defense of Motor Trend); Brock Yates (The death of the automobile has been postponed until further notice); Road Test Review; Patrick Bedard (Aerodynamics, he says) For Your Information - New & Improved (Jaguar XJ40, Turbo 190E, no-go Yugo); Renault 21 (Renault moves ahead with all it's got); Roadbooks (Memoirs of King Richard) Sport - Hammer And Tongs, Kenny And The King (Funny Car champion Kenny Bernstein, 3000 hp, a wizard crew chief, and 0 to 60 in half a second); Fast Shirl's Back In Town (And she's faster than ever); School Daze (Make loud noises at Frank Hawley's Drag Racing School and you get a gold star, not detention)