Articles tagged AVERY

Page 32 of September 1930 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, September 1930

Specialists in High-Efficiency Tuning

Specialists in High ciency Tuning The Works of D. M. K. Marendaz, Ltd. THE term " super-tuning " is one which is frequently mis-applied. The everyday garage man will use it in connection with a perfectly normal engine overhaul, while the amateur mechanic will often describe as such, a quite simple adjustment. Pot these people in particular, a visit to the premises of D. M. K. Marendaz, Ltd.,...

Page 21 of June 1941 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, June 1941

A utility car with a difference

ROAD-TEST IMPRESSIONS OF A 4½-LITRE INVICTA WITH AN ESTATE BODY A VERY large number of cars of the utility-bodied sort is now in service, on military or civilian wartime duties. There is a very great deal to be said for such cars, which are both light or medium-sized, van and private car at one and the same time. Their practicability is, indeed, emphasised by their universal adoption by the...

Page 11 of February 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, February 1949

Charles Goodacre on Austin Racing Cars

A very interesting lecture, illustrated by lantern slides, was given by Charles Goodacre, ex-Austin racing driver, to the 750 Club on January 5th. Goodacre had a great deal to do with the development of the "works" Austin racing cars and, although he apologised for any errors consequent on having to think back a great many years, his talk was not only extremely interesting, but his replies to...

Page 39 of May 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, May 1932

NEXT SATURDAY AT LEWES

NEXT SATURDAY AT LEWES. AVERY comprehensive programme has been drawn up by the Kent and Sussex Light Car Club for their Speed Trials which are to be run off at Race Hill, Lewes, next Saturday, 7th May. In all there will be fifteen classes, these being as follow :—(1) Touring cars—unlimited, (2) M.G. Midget— any type, (3) Wolseley Hornet closed cars, (4) Hornets with 3-speed boxes, (5) Hornets...

Page 62 of November 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, November 1960

Veteran-Edwardian-Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters THE MODEL-T FORD RALLY AT BEAULIEU (Sept. 25th) LAST year a model-T Ford annniversary Rally waas organised by the Montagu Motor Museum and in the meantime the T-Register has formed, so this year they rallied to Beaulieu for a Concours d'Elegance judged by William Boddy, Editor of MOTOR SPORT, Mr. M. Beaumont, and Mr. Lewis, Editor of the Ford Times. A pity...

Page 21 of November 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, November 1952

Gerard's old E.R.A. wins an epic Charterhall International Trophy Race, beating B.R.M.

A very big crowd attended Scotland's first International Motor Race at the Winfield Joint Committee's Charterhall Meeting on October 11. Even bigger crowds are likely to attend the 1953 fixtures of this organisation, for the efficient arrangements, lack of "red tape" and the outstanding excellence of the racing are what the spectating public looks for. The weather was cold but dry, the 2-mile...

Page 97 of July 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 97, July 1996

Great Cars of the 1920s and 1930s

For many years the Vintage sports Car Club's annual April meeting at Silverstone has been characterised by high winds, torrential rain and face-biting temperatures. Those who have been experienced the sheer hell of standing at Woodcote in particular on one of these April days will know only too well what an inhospitable place it is. Yet every year we all return for more, and the crowds that...

Page 11 of August 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, August 1935

She may be a touring car -but SHE HAS LEARNT ALL THE LESSONS OF RACING

SHE HAS LEARNT ALL THE LESSONS OF RACING! You can have a demonstration run yourself — apply to Shaw & Kilburn Limited HUDSON CENTURY gam 4-LITRE FAST TOURING CAR Do you want speed ? A Hudson Century repeatedly clocked 102 m.p.h. over the half-mile when tested by Motor Sport. Do you want acceleration ? A Hudson Century went from 10 to 20 m.p.h. in l seconds, from 10 to 30 m.p.h. in 2(1seconds...

Page 31 of November 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, November 1931

A YEAR OF RECORDS

A YEAR OF RECORDS. c. C. WAKEFIELD & CO. have produced an attractive little booklet entitled "Achievements of 1931 " which tells of the achievements of British drivers and pilots, and of British enterprise during the year. Greatest among our achievements on land, of course, is Sir Malcolm Campbell's world's speed record of 246 m.p.h., which he secured in the" Bluebird" at Daytona last...

Page 61 of April 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 61, April 1971

The new Jaguar V12

The Jaguar V12 engineTechnical description For some considerable time rumour implied that Jaguar were working on a vee engine to supplement or succeed their illustrious twin-cam XK six-cylinder power unit. It was not at first known whether this would be a V8 or a V12, but the truth is out—the new engine is a 5.3-litre V12 with two (not twin) oh. camshafts, for installation alongside the famous XK...

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