OVERVIEW
Sports Cars Illustrated was originally published by Henry Scharf and Motor Publications Inc. It started in July 1955 and was sold to Ziff-Davis sometime in 1956. It ended with the March 1961 issue when it was renamed Car and Driver. Content focused primarily on small European sports cars including road tests and racing activities.

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PUBLICATION DATA
The publisher provided net paid circulation details in three years (1957, 1958 and 1961).  It held the #6 or #8 position among automotive publishers who submitted sales data.

CONTENT COMPLETENESS:
A total of 69 issues were printed from July, 1955 through March, 1961. All cover images are complete.

July 1955
Jul 1955 Vol 1 No 1
Aug August 1955
Aug 1955 Vol 1 No 2
Sept September 1955
Sep 1955 Vol 1 No 3
Oct October 1955
Oct 1955 Vol 1 No 4
Nov November 1955
Nov 1955 Vol 1 No 5
Dec December 1955
Dec 1955 Vol 1 No 6
Jan January 1956
Jan 1956 Vol 1 No 7
Feb February 1956
Feb 1956 Vol 1 No 8
Mar March 1956
Mar 1956 Vol 1 No 9
Apr April 1956
Apr 1956 Vol 1 No 10
May 1956
May 1956 Vol 1 No 11
June 1956
Jun 1956 Vol 1 No 12
July 1956
Jul 1956 Vol 2 No 1
Aug August 1956
Aug 1956 Vol 2 No 2
Sept September  1956
Sep 1956 Vol 2 No 3
Oct October 1956
Oct 1956 Vol 2 No 4
Nov November 1956
Nov 1956 Vol 2 No 5
Dec December 1956
Dec 1956 Vol 2 No 6
Jan January 1957
Jan 1957 Vol 2 No 7
Feb February 1957
Feb 1957 Vol 2 No 8
Mar March 1957
Mar 1957 Vol 2 No 9
Apr April 1957
Apr 1957 Vol 2 No 10
May 1957
May 1957 Vol 2 No 11
June 1957
Jun 1957 Vol 2 No 12
July 1957
Jul 1957 Vol 3 No 1
Aug August 1957
Aug 1957 Vol 3 No 2
Sept September 1957
Sep 1957 Vol 3 No 3
Oct October 1957
Oct 1957 Vol 3 No 4
Nov November 1957
Nov 1957 Vol 3 No 5
Dec December 1957
Dec 1957 Vol 3 No 6
Jan January 1958
Jan 1958 Vol 3 No 7
Feb February 1958
Feb 1958 Vol 3 No 8
Mar March 1958
Mar 1958 Vol 3 No 9
Apr April 1958
Apr 1958 Vol 3 No 10
May 1958
May 1958 Vol 3 No 11
June 1958
Jun 1958 Vol 3 No 12
July 1958
Jul 1958 Vol 4 No 1
Aug August 1958
Aug 1958 Vol 4 No 2
Sept September 1958
Sep 1958 Vol 4 No 3
Oct October 1958
Oct 1958 Vol 4 No 4
Nov November 1958
Nov 1958 Vol 4 No 5
Dec December 1958
Dec 1958 Vol 4 No 6
Jan January 1959
Jan 1959 Vol 4 No 7
Feb February 1959
Feb 1959 Vol 4 No 8
Mar March 1959
Mar 1959 Vol 4 No 9
Apr April 1959
Apr 1959 Vol 4 No 10
May 1959
May 1959 Vol 4 No 11
June 1959
Jun 1959 Vol 4 No 12
July 1959
Jul 1959 Vol 5 No 1
Aug August 1959
Aug 1959 Vol 5 No 2
Sept September 1959
Sep 1959 Vol 5 No 3
Oct October 1959
Oct 1959 Vol 5 No 4
Nov November 1959
Nov 1959 Vol 5 No 5
Dec December 1959
Dec 1959 Vol 5 No 6
Jan January 1960
Jan 1960 Vol 5 No 7
Feb February 1960
Feb 1960 Vol 5 No 8
Mar March 1960
Mar 1960 Vol 5 No 9
Apr April 1960
Apr 1960 Vol 5 No 10
May 1960
May 1960 Vol 5 No 11
June 1960
Jun 1960 Vol 5 No 12
July 1960
Jul 1960 Vol 6 No 1
Aug August 1960
Aug 1960 Vol 6 No 2
Sept September 1960
Sep 1960 Vol 6 No 3
Oct October 1960
Oct 1960 Vol 6 No 4
Nov November 1960
Nov 1960 Vol 6 No 5
Dec December 1960
Dec 1960 Vol 6 No 6
Jan January 1961
Jan 1961 Vol 6 No 7
Feb February 1961
Feb 1961 Vol 6 No 8
Mar March 1961
Mar 1961 Vol 6 No 9
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