Relive the year 2021 with Classic Driver’s 50 most memorable images

With the year 2021 coming to an end, we took a look in the rear-view mirror to marvel at some of the most memorable images, stories and cars of the last 12 months.

We started the new year with a bang and stormed the roads of Southern Germany with the only ever built Porsche Carrera GT-R.

We went surfing in Portugal with this well-raced Renault Gordini 8.

Georgia Peck is banking on her grandfather's Brooklands bravery. We paid her a visit.

We took a trip down memory mud track with the legendary Camel Trophy.

Snowtime was showtime with this 1980s-inspired Superpanda.

We cold-started into the new racing season with the GP Ice Race crew.

We got up close and personal with Ferruccio Lamborghini's private Countach.

This Porsche Taycan Art Car celebrated the Queen of the Night. We spoke with artist Richard Phillips.

We paid homage to a street-legal rally icon.

We explored the Californian outback with the Aether Alpine Alfa GTV6, the ultimate Safari restomod.

In Sardinia we joined a rally for white cars only

We met the world's smallest six-wheeler.

And drooled over two Alfa 75s – an ultra-rare Turbo and a 2.5 litre V6 'Quadrifoglio'.

At Bicester Heritage, we had a rendezvous with a stunning 1958 Porsche 718 RSK.

This modest VW Golf turned out to be a Porsche 928 in disguise.

This top-secret Ferrari bunker has its own racetrack - and we almost didn't believe what we saw.

We went skiing with Meyers Manx in St. Moritz.

In rural France we met a road-legal rally rocket.

This secret Belgian Porsche collection left us speechless. Well, almost.

We hit the track with six black Ferrari Testarossas.

We joined DK Engineering for a night out around town with the ultimate unicorn hypercars.

And we rang in the day with a stunning ex-works Maserati 200S.

Martim Noronha taught us that there’s no such thing as bad weather for driving a Land Rover in Madeira.

In Piedmont we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Lamborghini Countach – the supercar that fell to Earth.

We spent a day with Cici Muldoon and her Ferrari 250 GT PF.

And we raced the sun across Britain in a Bentley on the longest day of the year.

We went cruising West London with King Nerd in a Jaguar XJ-S Lynx Eventer.

At the Goodwood Festival of Speed we tried not to blink.

YouTube’s TGE met up with us for a talk about supercars, classics – and why modern cars have lost the plot.

We followed a Swiss supercar shark on its way for Monterey.

We set our alarm clocks and got up early to watch the old guard defend the crown at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

The new Rennmeister brand created by Jägermeister and Classic Driver came to life, shining a new light on the iconic orange racing cars.

With the help of TAG Heuer, we chased the last train to Le Mans in a Porsche 911 GT2.

Following our Need for Speed II nostalgia, we traced Ford's visionary GT90 concept in Oklahoma.

We went to the Concours of Elegance and watched the Aston Martin Bulldog return.

We followed the Flitzer crew to the Swiss alps and raced a Ferrari Testarossa and a BMW M1 on the Albula Pass.

This Ferrari 250 GT ‘Interim’ was the star of the Goodwood Revival. We couldn't wait and went for a sneaky lap.

The Goodwood Revival returned as the world's most spectacular automotive event.

We explored the new Radford Lotus Type 62-2 with Jenson Button and Ant Anstead.

The Concorso d’Eleganza returned to Villa d’Este with a renaissance car spectacle.

Crashed decades ago, the game-changing Lamborghini Countach LP 500 returned.

Meanwhile at Fuori Concorso, turbo whistles were in the air.

Back at home in Switzerland, we fell in love with a blue 'Monospecchio' Ferrari Testarossa.

Only to hit the road again and take a sprint through Warsaw with the world’s fastest tailor.

Then Goodwood Members’ Meeting finally returned, and we were there for every second.

We embarked on a tour of the world through wild Ticino in the Porsche 911 Turbo S.

And went for DTM glory with Jägermeister Racing's Alfa Romeo 155 V6 Ti.

In January, the Niva Red Legend Team will compete in the 2022 Dakar Classic – with Classic Driver rolling along as their official media partner. 

We spent a day in Berlin with Flitzer Club founder Dirk Rumpff and his Maserati Khamsin.

The Monteverdi Safari was a mythical SUV beast made in Switzerland. We took it's prototype to the woods.