Articles tagged Bentley Motors Ltd.

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 3 of December 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, December 1948

MATTERS OF THE MOMENT

MATTERS OF THE MOMENT PUBLICITY-I The importance of publicity in almost all present-day commercial undertakings needs no emphasis. Consequently, the R.A.C. and the J.C.C. can congratulate themselves that their races at Silverstone and Goodwood received an unusually good Press. The ,society papers covered Goodwood and amongst unexpected publicity for Silverstone was a useful illustrated write-up...

Page 43 of October 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, October 1937

HIGH SPOTS AT EARL'S COURT

HIGH SPOTS AT EARL'S COURT Forebodings that the 1937 Motor Show would be just too dull are clearing. Amongst the entirely new sports-cars we have the 3I-litre S.S. " 100," which Newsome put up Shelsley last month in 45.52 sees., and the 4-cyl " 12-70" Alvis. The S.S. has a very interesting. cyl. engine with seven bearing crankshaft, Vandervell bearings, specially designed water circulatory...

Page 4 of November 1925 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, November 1925

Regaining the Twenty-four hours World's Record

Regaining the Twenty-four Hours World's Record for Great Britain. By CAPTAIN JOHN F. DUFF. IONG distance endurance trials and record breaking 4 runs have occupied my attention since I disposed of my two racing Fiats in 1922. These cars were extremely fast, but not suitable for long distance work. It was the result of a conversation with Mr. Hillstead, of Bentley Motors, Ltd., during the course of...

Page 10 of November 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, November 1931

BENTLEY'S TO BUILD AGAIN

BENTLEY'S TO BUILD AGAIN NEGOTIATIONS WITH NAPIERS NOW COMPLETED. Everyone interested in motoring was glad to see the official announcement that an agreement has finally been reached by which the famous firm of Bentley Motors Ltd., who recently suspended business, is to be taken over by the Napier concern. Negotiations had been in progress for a considerable time, but were coAcluded after Ca pt...

Page 22 of July 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, July 1968

Where Have All The Peugeots Gone?

The Editor attempts to trace the fate of some of the most significant Grand Prix cars of all time (Continued from the June issue) Last month I wrote of those pre-1914 Peugeot racing cars evolved by racing drivers Georges Boillot, Jules Goux and Paul Zuccarelli, with the aid of draughtsman Ernest Henry, which, with their inclined o.h. valves operated by twin overhead camshafts, set a fashion in...

Page 47 of December 1974 archive issue thumbnail Page 47, December 1974

The Cars of the Duke of Richmond and Gordon

His Grace, the Duke of Richmond and Gordon, has played a notable part in many aspects of the sporting motoring and aviation scene. His early enthusiasm for fast cars led him to Bentley Motors Ltd. in the time of the great W. O. Bentley. He won important motor-races at Brooklands, entered the Motor Trade in which capacity his company, Kevill-Davies and March Ltd., built some interesting special-...

Page 30 of November 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, November 1953

Lap Records Fall at Castle Combe

The Final Castle Combe Race Meeting, held in glorious autumnal weather by the Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. on October 3rd, was notable for excellent racing, a record crowd, judging by the congestion at the exit afterwards, many new class lap records, a new circuit record of 89.77 m.p.h. established by Ken Wharton (B.R.M.), who beat Gerard's old E.R.A. record by 3.52 m.p.h., and a nasty accident...

Page 18 of October 1941 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, October 1941

CLEARING THE NAME OF H.R.G.

CLEARING THE NAME OF H.R.G. Sir, In the interests of accuracy may I point out, referring to the article in your August issue concerning the " Corniche " Bentley, that it was N. E. Embirieos (of E.R.A. and Bugatti fame) who was killed and not M. Andre Embiricos. From what his brother told me, Bentley Motors, Ltd., were not at all keen on the project of a streamlined car at the start. With regard...

Page 25 of February 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, February 1937

SOME SPECIAL BENTLEYS

SOME SPECIAL detail displayed is evidence of Mr. McKenzie's long experience of special work, and it is significant that this 8-litre conversion was undertaken without the client's supervision. Another interesting McKenzie Bentley Is a 4-litre chassis with the 8-litre braking system and a 61-litre Speed Six engine. Mr. McKenzie has a 41-litre Bentley of his own, which is subjected to experimental...

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