Articles tagged Bentley Company

Page 40 of June 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, June 1965

REQUESTS

A schoolboy enthusiast who is rebuilding a 1938 model-Y Ford 8 wants a workshop manual for it, or data on engine and body repairs. Anthony Blight wants, if possible, to contact Don Wilcoxon, foreman mechanic to Foxe Nicholl in the 'thirties, Ben Higgins and Bob Winter, mechanics in Talbot's test department from 1931 onwards in connection with his forthcoming book on Roesch Talbots, which promises...

Page 39 of June 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, June 1965

THE R.A.C. TOURIST TROPHY

An Interesting Experiment OULTON PARK, May 1st. AFTER some rather uninspiring years at Goodwood, the T.T. moved to the pleasant parkland circuit at Oulton Park for this year's race, and was organised by the B.A.R.C. for the R.A.C., with the co-operation of the Cheshire Car Circuit Ltd., and financed by the Senior Service cigarette company. Somehow, the idea of a T.T. race on anything other than a...

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On something in English tradition

"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." — the prime minister, of the R.A.F. fighter pilots, 1940 THE firm of Rolls-Royce Ltd. is, perhaps, the most famous in the whole Motor Industry; indeed, it is so well known, and so highly respected, as to be virtually an institution. This was the case in the days before the last war with Germany, but it can fairly safely...

Page 23 of November 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, November 1975

Matters of Moment

Showtime Soliloquy With autumn merging into winter this is the period of the Motor Shows, in Frankfurt, Paris, London, Turin and Glasgow, sparked off as it were by that Birmingham Motoring Festival at which real racing cars were actually allowed to circulate within the Armco-guarded precincts of this Midlands City. But there is so much uncertainty around that this Editorial might just as well...

Page 36 of December 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, December 1979

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters The Dawn of "The Daimler" Last month's issue of Motor Sport had quite a Daimler flavour to it, what with my description of an outing up Shelsley Walsh in the British Leyland Heritage/Coventry Museum's fine big Edwardian of that make, and my article about the motor-cars of Mr. Bolton, a gentleman who had a preference for Daimlers and drove them at Shelsley...

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The 6 1/2 Litre Bentley

This authoritative article on the 6 1/2-litre Bentley, both standard "Big Six" and "Speed Six" versions, has been compiled for us with great care and no little research by the Bentley Drivers' Club, under the guidance of its President, Stanley Sedgwick. It follows similar very popular articles on other Bentley cars, the 3-litre having been covered in February, 1947, and the 4 1/2-litre in...

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Club News

We Hear A Chiswick garage is using a 1926 7.5 Citroen for driving lessons and towing jobs. R. S. Shapley has disposed of his Type 35C Bugatti and now owns an 8th Series open Lancia "Lambda" and an R-type M.G. Lieut. Cameron acquired Boddy's Lancia "Lambda." Alas, John Gordon's G.N. chassis went for scrap while he was in Italy — this, too, like the G.N. which Boddy found, was stored in a Leeds...

Page 66 of April 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, April 1993

Bentley reliability

The vintage Bentley was not only a fast car, it was commendably reliable. But this blend of all that was best in pre-war motor-racing technique, with an engine based on the victorious multi-valve twin-cam Peugeots and single overhead-camshaft Mercedes, needed to be publicised, introduced as it was during the slump-period that quickly followed the 1918 Armistice. How to achieve such promotion must...

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Veteran-Edwardian-Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters Golden Jubilee of the Vintage Bentley—1969 Nineteen sixty-nine marks the Golden jubilee of the vintage Bentley car. Fifty years ago, in Chagford Street, near Baker Street, London, W. O. Bentley and his small team heard the roar of the first 3-litre engine. To celebrate this Golden Jubilee of the birth of the vintage Bentley, the Bentley Drivers' Club has...

Page 48 of April 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, April 1934

WONDERFUL FIELD FOR THE INTERNATIONAL TROPHY.

WONDERFUL FIELD FOR THE INTERNATIONAL TROPHY. ALTHOUGH the entry list at single fees does not close until the 31st of this month, and at double fees on April 12th, a very imposing list of cars has been entered for the J.C.C. International Trophy race on April 28th. No official list is yet available but the following drivers have already filed their entry forms : Group I, Sir M. Campbell (Sunbeam...

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