Articles tagged Atalanta

Page 27 of February 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, February 1938

THE TREND OF DESIGN

THE TREND OF DESIGN Once again the time has come to survey, as concisely as possible, the progress that has been made in the design and production of high-performance cars during the past twelve months (TO BE PUBLISHED IN TWO PARTS) I. SPORTS-CARS FiRsT and foremost, the distinction between sports and utility cars continues to narrow and not a single newly-introduced sports-car, no matter how...

Page 20 of June 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, June 1942

Letters from readers

Sir, We have for a long time now been discussing the future of our Sport: "Motor Racing After the War." Well, there are a number of things that we must do. Taxation should be governed by the c.c. of the engine and not by bore alone. For, as we all know, the trend of design is for an engine of short stroke and as near as possible "square." We must try to get the ban lifted, so that we can race on...

Page 8 of November 1943 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, November 1943

A major describes his cars

The first car I ever handled was an uncle's 1925 Lancia "Dilambda," which struck me at the early age of 14 as easy to steer and possessed of a wonderful lock. I was then permitted by my mother to learn the art of driving on her 1930 14-h.p. Voisin which, after the Lancia, I remember finding almost impossible to steer. However, I managed to pass out to my parent's satisfaction without doing major...

Page 17 of May 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, May 1942

Club news

We hear…. Breen is gradually rebuilding his 3-litre "Red Label" Bentley into a very presentable property indeed. It has a decked 2-seater boat-tail body, in yellow, with touring-type wings, lout it is shortly to be sprayed black; the wheels were off for restoving when we saw it. The carburetters will be replaced by two late-type Zeniths on a 4 1/2-litre manifold to obviate built-in throttles. The...

Page 18 of February 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, February 1942

Letters from Readers

Sir, MOTOR SPORT is the only paper which I really look forward to reading now. Many thanks for supplying such excellent literature on the greatest of all sports. I have got a Type 37 Bugatti stored away which I am thinking of selling. I drove the car for the first month of the war, but it has since been tucked away only to be started about every three months on the little decent juice left in the...

Page 11 of December 1943 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, December 1943

Some advanced-design British sports cars

The Editor writes of superchargers, twin o.h. camshafts, dry-sump lubrication, and all-independent suspension No matter what his personal car, the enthusiast never fails to take kindly to the type of sports car which has something out of the ordinary under its bonnet. To specify just what is meant by an engine of "advanced design" is not easy, although it is reasonable to say that its ultimate...

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