Articles tagged Allard Motor Co. Ltd.

Page 34 of July 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, July 1949

Club News

We Hear At the recent Melbourne Motor Show, which was Australia's first post-war International motor exhibition, the exhibits included a 1903 MacIntyre Horseless Buggy, the first all-Australian car in the form of a 1906 Tarrant, and a number of sports and racing cars, ranging from a 1908 18-litre Mercédès to a Q-type M.G. A Standard Estate car was supplied recently to H.R.H. the Duke of...

Page 19 of August 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, August 1961

Rumblings

A new oil The elite of the motoring press assembled at Sutton Place near Guildford (built 1520-30 by Sir Richard Weston, 15th and 16th century furniture, 17th-century Belgian tapestries, old masters, home today of 69-year-old J. Paul Getty) last month to learn about Veedol oil, well-known to Continental rally drivers, and now available to British motorists. After coffee in the 30-ft. high Great...

Page 28 of November 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, November 1947

Review of British Sports Cars

Sir, Further to your review of Gregor Grant's book on British Sports Cars, we feel that we must point out some serious errors in describing the Allard. In the first place, we do not use Girling but Lockheed brakes ; the clutch is the standard Ford centrifugally-loaded type and not Borg and Beck, as stated. Mr. Godfrey Imhof, whilst giving us valuable assistance on many problems regarding...

Page 16 of December 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, December 1951

THE J2X ALLARD TWO-SEATER

THE J2X ALLARD TWOSEATER (Standard Competition Version) Engine : V8, 96.8 by 92 nun (5,420 c.c.) ; 180 b.h.p. at 3,800 r.p.m. (180 b.h.p. with four carburetters). Gear Ratios: first, 10.0 to 1; second; 5.75 to 1; top, 3.27 to 1. Tyres : 6.00 by 16 Dunlop on centrelock wire wheels. Weight : (T.T. car) 24 cwt 14 lb., less occupants, with approxi mately seven gallons of fuel. Steering Ratio : 31...

Page 54 of November 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, November 1951

Club News

Club News WE HEAR Quite a number of interesting cars were encountered recently, notably a large vintage Panhard Lavassor saloon on the Embankment, an " 8.3" Renault in Gloucester, a hoodless Austin Twelve tourer Of the "railway door handle" era, full of family, and a Bean Twelve tourer near Prescott, a long-tailed genuine Boyd Carpenter Austin Seven and a yellow-wheeled " 12/24" de Dion Bouton...

Page 16 of March 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, March 1946

Club News

We Hear Martin Wells has replaced his Type 55 B.M.W. with a very fine Type 327, finished entirely in black with beige upholstery. It has a zip-divided tonneau cover for use when the head of the German-built drop head body is down, and Telefunken built-in radio is incorporated. The car was one of the last imported, and was registered in September 1939, being stored throughout the war. L/Cpl....

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