Articles tagged AVERY

Page 46 of December 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, December 1934


FOR EXPERTS ONLY SUCCESSFUL TRIAL ORGANISED BY MID-SURREY A.C.-ONLY ONE DRIVER FINISHES wrni A CLEAN SCORE. IN running the Experts Trial last month the Mid-Surrey A.C. had the difficult task of finding hills severe enough to test even the most seasoned drivers and cars to the limit. The organisers very rightly consider that hill-climbing is the essence of trials driving, but in order to give the...

Page 33 of March 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, March 1965

A visit to Rolls-Royce

[I found it as hard to resist the invitation to visit the Rolls-Royce Motor Car Division at Crewe when it came as Alice found it impossible not to go to Wonderland. The R.-R. door had been shut on us for so long that we had little knowledge of modern Rolls-Royce and Bentley cars or of the company's factory methods. The last of their press cars road-tested by "Motor Sport" was a 4.9-litre Bentley...

Page 3 of May 1927 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, May 1927


MOTORING IN OXFORD AVERY eminent French journalist was angry with the Prefect of Police. He argued that his arrangements for the Paris traffic were bad ; and he was convinced that if only the eminent gentleman were to get into his little Citroen coupe and drive round the town, his arrangements would be more practical. So he wrote a vehement article and entitled it "Monsieur le Prefet de Police,...

Page 3 of July 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, July 1947

Raymond Mays (E.R.A.) Fastest at Wet Shelsely Walsh International Meeting

Hutchison a magnificent Second. "Bira" Third. Bolster's "Mary" fastest Special Shelsley Walsh really is unlucky with the weather. On June 21st heavy rain commenced just as the international Hill-Climb started, left off for the interval, and fell again for most of the second runs. Under the circumstances records did not fall, but Raymond Mays, his once-black 2-litre E.R.A. now international-green...

Page 8 of September 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, September 1934


BRITISH SUCCESSES IN THE ALPINE TRIAL TALBOTS AND TRIUMPHS WIN ALPINE CUPS FOR TEAM PERFORMANCES. GLACIER CUPS WON BY TRIUMPH, SINGER, FRAZER NASH, ASTON MARTIN, STANDARD AVON, M.G., AND RAILTON TERRAPLANE. ALTHOUGH the expense of transport to the Alps is much greater from England than from other European countries, British team entries in the Alpine Trial numbered 6, against the combined 13 of...

Page 48 of June 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, June 1935


EMPAN5-ON AT ROURKE, THE E.R.A. FACTORY MUCH ENLARGED. PLANS AND PROSPECTS FOR 1935. JUST a year ago English Racing Automobiles, Ltd., produced the first E.R.A. racing car, and in spite of the minor troubles which almost always beset a new design during the early stages, the cars have already made their mark in hill-climbs, races, and in the sphere of record-breaking. During the winter months the...

Page 50 of May 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, May 2005

1000 Miglia -- Stress rehearsal

Before his Mille Miglia partnership with Jenks, Moss made three unsuccessful attempts on the race with Jaguar. In 1952 Norman Dewis sat beside him in a C-type: now he looks back with Paul Fearnley Mercedes had been practising for months: old lags Rudolf Caracciola and Hermann Lang and new boy Karl Kling had completed the 1000 mile lap 10 times each, running back and forth over its trickier...

Page 17 of June 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, June 1957

Looking In At Jaguar

Some notes on the famous Coventry firm and a description of the new Jaguar XK150 The title does not refer to the several occasions on which Jaguar cars have appeared on TV. It refers to a quick visit by Motor Sport to see how the world-famous Coventry factory, which manufactures only cars of the highest performance, has recovered from the unfortunate fire last winter and to examine and photograph...

Page 31 of December 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, December 1932


FOR CENTRAL HEATING Avery useful gadget has just been introduced for those of us who are lucky enough to have the benefit of a garage heated by hot water pipes. It is in the form of a dial which is attached to the hot water pipe, and its main advantage is that instead of waiting for the garage to get too hot or too cold, as the case may be, the temperature can be regulated by keeping the pointer...

Page 18 of March 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, March 1969

How Aston Martins Are Made

A Visit to the Newport Paynell Factory The history of Aston Martin has been long and illustrious, and looks like being just as interesting in the future as it was in the past. I have been enthusiastic about this famous British sports car for very many years. I remember calling on Mrs Lionel Martin, after her husband's death, to talk about the days of the Bamford and Martin Astons. I recall how...



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