Motor Sport Illustrated was published by Motor Sport Illustrated Publications at 429 Larchmont Blvd, Los Angeles CA. The publisher was William Quinn, and the editor was Ocee Rich. Earlier in his career, Mr Quinn published Motor Life and Hop Up titles.

The magazine focused on road tests of sports and performance cars, and also covered motor racing events. There seemed to be a stronger focus on road tests of European cars.

The title was first published as Motor Sport Illustrated in October, 1963. After five issues, it was retitled as Auto and Motor Sport Illustrated. Near the end, it was published as Auto. The staff remained largely the same, but the publishing address changed to 1822-1/2 East 1st St, Los Angeles. The last known issue is November, 1964.

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No circulation data were provided to N.W. Ayer.

A total of 12 issues were printed from October, 1963 through November, 1964. All cover images and table of content pages are complete for this title.

October 1963
Oct 1963 Vol 1 No 1
November 1963
Nov 1963 Vol 1 No 2
December 1963
Dec 1963 Vol 1 No 3
January 1964
Jan 1964 Vol 1 No 4
February 1964
Feb 1964 Vol 1 No 5
April 1964
Apr 1964 Vol 1 No 6
May 1964
May 1964 Vol 1 No 7
June 1964
June 1964 Vol 1 No 8
July 1964
July 1964 Vol 1 No 9
Aug August 1964
Aug 1964 Vol 1 No 10
September 1964
Sept 1964 Vol 1 No 11
November 1964
Nov 1964 Vol 1 No 12
Last Known Issue