Articles tagged A.F.N. Ltd.

Page 33 of December 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, December 1946

Club News

We Hear It seems that the prices of the older secondhand cars are dropping a bit, so less-affluent enthusiasts may get their chance this winter. Recently an A.C. Anzani 2-seater for £40, a coupé of the same breed at like price, a "14/40" 1924 Sunbeam, and several "12/50" Alvis have been in the market. A reader bought a little-used 1921 Crossley for less than £40, and Packman, now with B.O.A.C.,...

Page 25 of June 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, June 1947

Club News

We Hear Bernard Coulter informs us that the French motor paper L'Actualite Automobile, edited by Camille Lacome, has been revived. Coulter has a Type 40 Bugatti sans engine, into which he has fitted an Alvis "Speed Twenty" gearbox, the power unit still constituting a problem. Incidentally, Coulter broadcast reminiscences of "L'Ecusie du Lapin Blanc" at Le Mans, over the B.B.C. Free French Service...

Page 6 of August 1943 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, August 1943

Cars I have owned

In this entertaining contribution to a much-appreciated series, Sir Anthony Stamer, A.T.A., tells how he graduated from Austin Seven to Alfa-Romeo. – Ed. An article of this type must take one of two definite forms – either it can be packed with technical data and full details of modifications, etc., carried out on one's cars (thus laying oneself open to correction and much sarcastic humour from...

Page 20 of May 1944 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, May 1944

BELT DRIVE

* * * Sir, Like every other enthusiast I have devoted considerable 'thought to the question of the post-war sports car. One is constantly seeing in the motoring Press designs and visions of fantastic machines which it is suggested would be the ideal post-war motor for the ordinary enthusiast. Surely a glance is sufficient to show that these machines, although no doubt brilliantly advanced, are...

Page 13 of September 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, September 1937

ON SPORTS CARS FOR RACING

ON SPORTS CARS FOR RACING It is rather a pity that there are not more purely speed events open to ordinary drivers of ordinary sports-ears. Nowadays we are confined to the sprint events in the form of widely scattered speed trials and speed hill climbs, a few club meetings at Donington, and the altogether excellent One Hour orgies provided by the Junior Car Club (with corners) and by the Motor...

Page 21 of July 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, July 1953

WHAT THEY COST

WHAT THEY COST Car Dellow Mk. II ... M.G. TD Midget Triumph Sports Morgan Plu s Four Jowett Jupiter Mk. IA Allard Palm Beach Consul H.R.G. 1,100 ... Austin-Healey Hundred Allard Palm Beach Zephyr 11.R.G. 1,500 ... Sunbeam Alpine Allard J2X Jaguar XK120... Lea-Francis 2i litre Sports Nash-Healey ... Aston Martin 0132 Frazer-Nash Le Mans Mk. II Frazer Nash Gran Sport The Donald Healey Motor Co.,...

Page 37 of July 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, July 1933

THE 6-CYLINDER FRAZER NASH.

THE 6-CYLINDER FRAZER NASH. A NEW MODEL OF DISTINCTIVE CHARACTERISTICS. A8 exclusively reported in the columns of MOTOR SPORT some months ago, Messrs. A.F.N., the manufacturers of Frazer Nash cars, are producing a six cylinder model, and the first batch of engines have already been delivered. One of the first cars, driven by Mr. C. M. Needham, won its class at Shelsley some weeks ago. The one we...

Page 19 of March 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, March 1952

Reports of recent events

S.M.M.T. Formulae The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders announce that agreement has now been reached by car manufacturers on the definitions of production touring and production sports cars which should be considered eligible for production car races, rallies, etc. The definitions were drafted by a Sub-Committee of the Society's Car Section Committee under the chairmanship of WH ...

Page 39 of April 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, April 1956

The B.M.W. -Isetta Coupe

While visiting A.F.N. Ltd. at Isleworth recently I could not help being conscious of a "scuttling-about" by bubble-like vehicles, even though I was admiring Sebring and Le Mans Frazer-Nashes and Porsche Carrera coupes. These bubble-shaped objects were the little Isetta two-seaters of Italian Iso design and built under licence by B.M.W. in Munich, A.F.N. Ltd. being the importers. When the...

Page 58 of October 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, October 1976

Castle Combe Sold

A.F.N. (Castle Combe) Ltd., a subsidiary of A.F.N. Ltd., the Porsche people, has been sold out to a group of West Country motor racing enthusiasts to enable motor racing to continue at Castle Combe. The new company, Castle Combe Circuit Ltd., is headed by the Managing Director, Howard Strawford, Competition Secretary of the South-Western Centre of the British Racing and Sports Car Club Ltd., and...

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