Defending the old cars

Author

admin

Browse pages
Current page

1

Current page

2

Current page

3

Current page

4

Current page

5

Current page

6

Current page

7

Current page

8

Current page

9

Current page

10

Current page

11

Current page

12

Current page

13

Current page

14

Current page

15

Current page

16

Current page

17

Current page

18

Current page

19

Current page

20

Current page

21

Current page

22

Current page

23

Current page

24

Current page

25

Current page

26

Current page

27

Current page

28

Current page

29

Current page

30

Current page

31

Current page

32

Current page

33

Current page

34

Current page

35

Current page

36

Current page

37

Current page

38

Current page

39

Current page

40

Current page

41

Current page

42

Current page

43

Current page

44

Current page

45

Current page

46

Current page

47

Current page

48

Current page

49

Current page

50

Current page

51

Current page

52

Current page

53

Current page

54

Current page

55

Current page

56

Current page

57

Current page

58

Current page

59

Current page

60

Current page

61

Current page

62

Current page

63

Current page

64

Current page

65

Current page

66

Current page

67

Current page

68

Current page

69

Current page

70

Current page

71

Current page

72

Current page

73

Current page

74

Current page

75

Current page

76

Current page

77

Current page

78

Current page

79

Current page

80

Current page

81

Current page

82

Current page

83

Current page

84

Current page

85

Current page

86

Current page

87

Current page

88

Current page

89

Current page

90

Current page

91

Current page

92

Current page

93

Current page

94

Current page

95

Current page

96

Current page

97

Current page

98

Current page

99

Current page

100

Sir,

I note with great interest Mr. R. E. Savage’s remarks regarding the pros and cons of the old car population and their relations with the modern-car motorist.

You are so right, sir! In most instances, if the car is at all slower than the other traffic, you will find an old-car handler a most considerate person, and will wave somebody back if it is not perfectly safe for him to overtake. Whether the overtaking vehicle pays attention to this signal is entirely his own affair!

As regards old car maintenance, a large majority of these cars are kept in peak condition, and we hope the innovation of the old car test will eliminate any that are not suitable for the roads. I may add that old cars of today are often regarded as one of the family, and heaven knows, after twenty years or so, they certainly should be. At any rate not all of us can afford nice new cars, neither do we all have jobs which grace us with a nice white Consul – free, like 60 per cent, of today’s road users.

May I close by saying that I myself am an owner of a fine 1928 vehicle which never ceases to give enormous pleasure to all those who drive and ride in her, and at the same time may I thank you for the most readable motor magazine of today, and may it continue to gain its undoubted success.

I am, Yours, etc.,

Thames Ditton. – R. F. Heming.

You may also like

Related products