Articles tagged Alvis Ltd.

Page 57 of April 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, April 1965

Alvis service

Sir, Does this deserve a mention in your magazine? I telephoned Alvis Ltd. midday last Wednesday, requesting a new petrol filler cap for my 1937 4.3-litre. It was on the breakfast table the next day, Thursday morning, when there were four inches of snow on the ground. This surely represents the ultimate in service both on the part of Alvis Ltd. and the G.P.O., and greatly adds to the pleasure of...

Page 24 of July 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, July 1938


THE 12/70 H.P. ALVIS SALOON UNQUESTIONABLY, the Alvis is in the thoroughbred category. Ever since T. G. John introduced his four-cylinder light car just after Peace broke out, the Alvis has been a marquethat-mattered, to those who really understand cars, as distinct from those who just drive them. Fame came to the Coventry firm after the 1923 200-Mile Race, and ever since the range of models—...

Page 60 of September 1959 archive issue thumbnail Page 60, September 1959

Letters From Readers

N.B.—Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and "Motor Sport" does not necessarily associate itself with them. -- Ed. The Relationship between Police and Public Sir, I see you have joined the ranks of the persecuted martyrs -- those of us who must pay and suffer endorsement until reason prevails. I got mine too -- nine o'clock on a Sunday evening on a deserted Chelsea Embankment,...

Page 19 of October 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, October 1937


A GUIDE TO 1938 HIGH PERFORMANCE CARS THIS LIST OF SPECIFICATIONS AND DATA HAS BEEN COMPILED TO ASSIST THE PROSPECTIVE PURCHASER OF A FAST CAR IN THE DIFFICULT MATTER OF CHOOSING HIS MOUNT FOR THE COMING SEASON ALFA-ROMEO Italian. Thompson & Taylor (Brooklands) Ltd., BrooklandS Track, Weybridge. 2.8B. 6 cyl., 70 x 100, 2,309 c.c., 18.23 h.p. abr. 7 bearing crankshaft. 80 m.p.h. at 4,400 r.p.m...

Page 37 of June 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, June 1938


ON BRITISH HIGH PERFORMANCE WE in this country have a curious habit of belittling our own -efforts. 'We Shout about the ways and achievements and productions of other countries to our own detriment. In _spite of this traditional reluctance to boost our ONVII productions before those of other nations, the fact remains that Great Britain has produced some of the finest and most successful high-...

Page 12 of October 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, October 1950

The Cars at Earls Court

A.C. Stand 135 There is no change here except that prices have risen, the saloon now costing £1,059 and the Sports Tourer, with Buckland body, £1,098. The drophead coupe model is discontinued. The other cars retain the well-tried 2-litre, six-cylinder single-o.h.c., light-alloy engine that originated at the Thames Ditton factory as long ago as 1919. A.C. CARS, LTD., THAMES DITTON, SURREY. ALFA...

Page 44 of February 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, February 1969

How Jensens are made

A Visit to the West Bromwich Factory Last month we published road-test reports on the superbly safe four-wheel-drive Jensen FF and the less-expensive Jensen Interceptor, both powered with 6.3-litre Chrysler V8 engines. These are essentially hand-assembled cars, very carefully built and finished at the rate of 18 a week. Some notes follow on a visit to Jensen Motors Ltd. at West Bromwich, where...

Page 41 of May 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, May 1970


A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters VSCC SILVERSTONE RACE MEETING (April 11) ALTHOUGH practice was delayed by fog, rating at this first VSCC Silverstone Meeting of 1970 took place in thin sunshine. Neil Corner was the star driver, winning two races without opposition, in his GP Aston Martin and the famous 4-litre V12 supercharged Sunbeam "Tiger", while another of his cars, the ex-Crowther/Vessey...

Page 24 of July 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, July 1938


BRIEF SPECIFICATION Engine : 4 cylinders, bore 73 mm„ stroke 110 nun., capacity 1,842 c.c. R.A.C. rating : 13 h.p. 63-64 b.h.p. at 4,250 r.p.m. Tax 00 10 0. Push-rod o.h.v. Single Solex carburetter. Coil ignition with hand control. Gearbox : Four speeds and reverse. SynchrOmesh on 2nd, 3rd and top. Central, remote Control. :Ratios: 6.0, 6.66, 9.15 and 14.86 to 1. Suspension : Brakes : Bendix-...

Page 30 of July 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, July 1948

Club News

We hear... Richard Chichester and Major Lambton made valiant efforts to drive a 1923 American-built "Silver Ghost" Rolls-Royce home to England from Jerusalem, including flying to this country and back again with the required 7.00 by 21 Dunlops. Out in Australia John Hill is carefully rebuilding a single-seater 1925 Riley "Redwing," while at home Albert Coleman is doing likewise with an early...



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