As an add-on to your article on Jaguar disc brakes, I well remember being told of an early exchange on the subject by the Godfather of the then Chief Car Engineer at Rolls-Royce, Guy Knowles. They had an enquiry from Chrysler, asking how they did their drum brakes. In replying, Rolls asked “why did you give up the disc brake?” Answer: “because we could not get over the slow speed stop!”
I AM, YOURS, ETC,
H M Gadsby, Arundel, West Sussex
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