Articles tagged Buick

Page 108 of May 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 108, May 1981

Book Reviews

"Automobile Archaeology" by David Burgess-Wise. 160 pp. 9 1/4" x 6 1/4" (Patrick Stephens Ltd., Bar Hill, Cambridge, CB3 8EL. £8.95) At first it was difficult to see the point of this book, which has earned a Foreword from no less a person than Robert A. Lutz, Chairman of Ford-of-Europe. It contains much about the more obscure paths trodden by motoring historians, with pictures of typical...

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The Le Mans cunninghams

A chance to view, and ride in, the American challengers of the early 1950s Before the advent of the Ford Motor Company's crushing multi-million-dollar attack on Le Mans in the mid-1960s, victory in the 24-hour French classic had remained exclusively the province of European manufacturers. Chenard et Walcker, La Lorraine, Bentley, Alfa Romeo, Lagonda, Delahaye, Bugatti, Talbot, Mercedes-Benz,...

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Letters from Readers

N.B. - Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and Motor Sport does not necessarily associate itself with them. - Ed. The World Championship Points System Sir, Your page of "Winners" in your December issue raises again the annual discussion as to whether the present World Championship points system really does produce a worthy Champion or whether it is rather a reward for hard work and...

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SHOW-TIME REFLECTIONS THE Motor Slum is a time for letting one's enthushemls for the latest in automobile engitt cring and styling run riot and for taking stock of the technical progress made since the previous exhibition—held, in this instance, ten years ago. But as the highlights of the individual exhibits are dealt with at some length elsewhere in this Special Show Number of MOTOR SPORT, we...

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The First 1950 B.A.R.C. Goodwood Members' Meeting

Sydney Allard's Allard Beats Gale's Darracq and Jason-Henry's Delahaye to Win Fastest Race at 72.75 m.p.h. Mrs. Binns Wins Her First Race in ex-Dobson Riley at 67.5 m.p.h. Double Win by J. C. C. Mayers (Lester-M.G.) Puts Him in the Lead for "Motor Sport" Brooklands Memorial Trophy. WET weather in the morning gave way to a fine afternoon for the first of this season's B.A.R.C. sports-cars-only...

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Vintage Postbag

Arab Information Sir, It was with much interest that I read the reference to the Arab cars and particularly the SR (Spurrier Railton) that appeared in the June issue. I can certainly confirm that the facts you quote were as given me by the late Chris Shorrock, of supercharger fame, when I visited him some years ago at Preston. My reason for paying him a visit was that the late Basil Davenport had...

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Canadian Requirements

Sir, May I take the liberty of mentioning in this letter some points of view of several American and Canadian friends and their attitude when comparing their requirements when buying? I have found that, except in a very few instances, the average American or Canadian will not purchase the more expensive type of English car, for the following reasons:- (a) The drophead coupé is a very popular...

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Luxury cars

ALVIS 3-LITRE Stand 113 The 3-litre Alvis with the Swiss Graber-designed body built by Park Ward continues to be built in small quantities almost entirely by hand and offers moderately high performance together with good deal of luxury. No changes are contemplated for 1961. Prices : Saloon, £2,827; convertible, £3,111. BENTLEY Stand 131 The S2 Bentley with V8 aluminium engine which is identical...


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