Articles tagged Austin Motor Company Ltd.

Page 37 of November 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, November 1949

Book Reviews

"The Indianapolis Records" by Alan Hess (Stuart and Richards, 112 pp., 10s. 6d.). Alan Hess, in this beautifully-produced book, has placed on record the full and intimate story of the successful record-attack at Indianapolis last April by the Austin A90 "Atlantic." As he is Public Relations Officer to the Austin Motor Company, Ltd., it must be assumed that he wrote this book to further Austin...

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Road Test Report -- The new Austin A40 Saloon Deluxe

A newly-styled small car of commendable fuel economy, capable of over 70 m.p.h. When the British Motor Corporation announced an additional model in the Austin range last September, in the form of the A40 with body styled by Pinin Farina of Italy, considerable interest was aroused all over the world, which reached its peak when this new A40 was shown at Earls Court. Having examined the car then,...

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The "Ulster" Austin Seven THE ART of producing "reproduction" furniture is a very skilled one and supports a thriving industry, so that purveyors of antiques and sale and auction personnel have to be very wide awake and on their guard not to let reproduction stuff become confused with the real thing. The same skilled art is being applied on an ever increasing scale to "reproduction" motor cars...

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The Development of the Racing Austin Seven

Right from its inception the Austin Motor Company, Ltd. raced their amazing "Seven" and by the outbreak of war it had been so far developed that, in "twin-cam'' form, it was one of the most advanced British racing cars, second, in many people's opinion, only to the E.R.A. This article outlines the development of the racing Austin Seven from 1923 to 1930, and the concluding instalment will deal...

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Club News

We Hear P. H. Lloyd has a 1927 3-litre Bentley, Reg. No. YE 1140, chassis T.N. 1559, which was at one time owned by Wilcox, Segrave's chief mechanic. He would like to contact Wilcox about this car. Latest Amilcar addict is G. N. S. Taylor, who is restoring a 1927 8.9-h.p. car to good order, up at Cambridge. Ellis has located the original radiator shutters belonging to the famous Aston-Martin "...

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Across the Channel We have already commented on the very full fixture list and the increased number of classic events which British enthusiasts will have a chance of attending this year without leaving their native shores. However, many of us, sickened by severe petrol rationing, are planning to take cars across the Channel this year where the scope for a true motoring holiday is considerable...

Page 45 of September 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 45, September 1933


THE AUSTIN SPORTS RANGE COMPLETED. THE "GREYHOUND" SALOON AND TEN FOUR SPORTS. IT was only to be expected from the Austin Motor Company Ltd., that their new sports range should be the result of many months of experimental work. Austin engineers testing cars at Brooklands have been a familiar sight at all this Summer. The TwelveSix Sports Tourer and the new Seven were described in the...

Page 11 of May 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, May 1931


THE AUSTIN SEVEN Sports Model the car for the sports enthusiast Sports Model with supercharger 4225. Without supercharger £185 works) Equipment includes electric starting and lighting, horn, speedometer, revolution counter,oilgauge,hood and five wire wheels, with Dunlop tyres. The Austin Seven Sports Model answers the demand for a very fast, very economical small car which the enthusiast can use...

Page 44 of February 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, February 1977


Sir, On page 1448 of the December issue of Motor Sport you ask for information on the make of a commercial vehicle illustrated and parked alongside a Chrysler Valiant in Venezuela, I am almost certain it is a 16/50 Benz of about 1912 or 1913 vintage which had a four-cylinder engine of four litres capacity. It was built about the time that Carl Benz moved all heavy commercial vehicles from...

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Driving the Austin-Healey 100-Six

A British Sports Car of Good Appearance and Effortless High Performance At the last Earls Court Motor Show the Austin-Healey was seen in new form, with an Austin A105 power unit replacing the earlier four-cylinder engine. If this change somewhat reduces performance and, with the demise of the tuned 100M and (export apart) the light-alloy disc-braked 100S versions, transports this famous make from...


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