Articles tagged Abbey Coachworks Ltd.

Page 13 of March 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, March 1932

A Sports Coupe Magna

A Sports Cot Re Magna) NEW ABBEY MODEL. A'VERY smart and attractive sportsman's coupe is now being produced by Abbey Coachworks, Ltd., mounted on the M.G. " Magna " chassis. It is a two-door four-light fourseater, and apart from its general lines, it is extremely striking in being very low built, its total height being no more than 4ft. 6 inches. In spite of this, comfort in the way of headroom...

Page 33 of August 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, August 1931

Some Wolseley "Hornet" Specials

Some Wolseley " Hornet " Specials SPORTS VERSIONS OF THE FAMOUS SMALL SIX WHEN the now ubiquitous Wolseley "Hornet" was introduced to the public, it was a sober touring vehicle with a closed body, and it seems that little thought of a sports performance entered the minds of its makers. However, performance tells, whatever the guise of the vehicle, and it soon becarn.e evident that the new model...

Page 38 of April 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, April 1932


ANOTHER A BEY "SPECIAL )) DISTINCTIVE SPORTS COUPE ON MAGNA CHASSIS. WE have on more than one occasion made reference to the special models turned out by Abbey Coachworks, Ltd., of Minerva Road, Chase Estate, North Acton, London, N.W.10. All these models, whether open or closed, have an individual stamp about them, and are notably smart and well finished, but in their latest • model, which is...

Page 22 of January 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, January 1932


A NEWSEASON HORNET ON THE ROAD THE ABBEY A.S. 3 UNDER TEST. THU rapidity with which the Wolseley Hornet in standard, sports, and" special" form, rose in popular favour was one of the outstanding features of the past season. Its sales figure:; during 1931 must have been pheno menal, and one would hazard a guess that they exceeded the expectations of Sir William Morris himself, who perhaps, better...

Page 10 of May 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, May 1932


COACHWORK FOR THE "HORNET SPECIAL" AS the new Hornet chassis is produced specially for coachbuilders, no standard body being supplied for it by the makers, ample opportunity is given for the motorist to satisfy his individual taste, and in the extensive range of bodies which have been designed for ,this car there should be something to please every taste and pocket. The higher compression ratio...

Page 12 of September 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, September 1933


A NEW VAUXHALL SPORTS MODEL Attractive 14 h.p. Car, capable of 70 m.p.h. and offering remarkable value for money at the price of £240. THE last two years has seen a remarkable growth in the vogue of the open sports car, models of this type now appearing in increasing numbers on the programmes of many manufacturers whose chief energies are devoted to producing saloon cars for the general motoring...


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