Articles tagged British Spyker Company

Page 100 of July 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 100, July 1986

Spyker postscript

I see that in his description of the new Dutch Volvo 480ES last month, MLC says that the last Dutch sports car was the Spyker built in 1910, according to the expert.s Which perhaps shows that you should never trust experts, because I would have thought that the Frederick Koolhoven 30/40 hp Type C4 Spyker was entitled to that honour, and it was built after WW1. Moreover, it was known in England, ...

Page 102 of June 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 102, June 1995

The superlative Spyker

The "Dustless Spyker" — so called, not because it excelled in those RAC dust-trials aimed at keeping down road grit but because it was designed to avoid dust penetrating to the engine and other areas — was a fine Dutch motorcar, perhaps less well-known here than its merit justified. In 1899 De lndustrieele Mastschappij Trompenburg started to make motor vehicles at its factory in Amsterdam. With...

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