Articles tagged Chrysler

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The moneyman with soul

John Hogan has worked out of the limelight during his 40 years in Formula 1. But as the sponsor man from Marlboro, he wielded great power within the sport he loved Writer: Damien Smith, Photographer: Howard Simmons Recognise this guy? It would be quite understandable if you didn’t. Yet for the best part of 30 years, he was considered one of the most powerful and influential figures in the Formula...

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International news

Brabham back on track Legendary team to return… in sports car racing | By Gary Watkins Ambitious plans to relaunch Brabham have been unveiled by David Brabham, youngest son of three-time world champion and team founder Sir Jack Brabham. Project Brabham has been launched with the aspiration of putting an LMP2 car on the grid of the World Endurance Championship in 2015, 23 seasons after the demise...

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Rally review

The Welsh Rally There are several reasons, some apparent and some obscure, why international rallies in Britain’s forests are popular among many of Europe’s leading professional drivers. It was the RAC Rally which first gathered a large following, not forgetting the equally popular former London Rally, and when the forest roads found favour with foreigners they very quickly realised that there...

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Road test

The Lotus Esprit S2 Fast, fun and frenzied Since Colin Chapman first put spanner to nut in Hackney there have been few road cars available at any particular period in time to rival the Lotus for sheer exhilaration behind the wheel. The maestro's touch has inbred a unique agility of handling and performance in every road-going chassis. There have been inferior models, like the Renault-engined...

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Lotus and Chrysler sign contract

Late in the old year Chrysler's press information service confirmed that the United Kingdom arm of Peugeot-Citroen and Lotus Cars Ltd. would "co-operate in the production of a high-performance version of the best selling Chrysler Sunbeam. The car will go on sale in the United Kingdom and Europe during 1979." The contract that the two companies have signed calls for the production of slightly over...

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Vintage Miscellany

A 1904 single-cylinder Rover, with a channel-section chassis having very thin dumb-irons, awaits restoration in Wales, where a 1927 Morris-Cowley 2-seater and a 1930/32 Austin 12/4 saloon are derelict. Michael Sedgwick, Curator of the Montagu Motor Museum, has bought a 1934 Tipo 518L Fiat Ardita with a Steyr-Daimler-Puch cabriolet body. He wonders if any other Arditas are around? The Charles...

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Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters VSCC Hawthorn Trophy Meeting (July 30) By the time this issue is published the Cadwell Park VSCC meeting will be over, so this is a review, not a report. The second VSCC Silverstone races had 180 entries, sunshine, and an excellent attendance. The main 15-lap Hawthorn Trophy scratch contest between the historic racing cars was a tour de force for Simon...

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Around and About

Tourist Trophy, Silverstone September 18th is the chosen date for Britain’s only qualifying round in the European Touring Car Championship 1977. A series dominated by BMW’s big coupes since the withdrawal of the Ford Capris, Silverstone will mark the first anniversary of Leyland Cars’ efforts to displace the Munich straight sixes with Coventry V 12s. Yes, the troubled Jaguars will be out once...

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Factory methods of the vintage era

No. 20—Hoyal the Coachbuilders IN 1929 Hoyal was a name well-known in both the car and boating worlds. The Company made motor-boats at Hamworthy in Dorset and bodywork for cars at Weybridge in Surrey. In all, it occupied some 13 acres of productive area and turned out 100 closed bodies a week, and boats in varying quantities depending on their type. The Hoyal boats were powered with Austin-Seven—...

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V-E-V Miscellany

The Bean CC has published a list which shows it to have six two-cylinder Perrys (the fore-runner of the Bean), three 11.9 Perrys, 34 Bean 11.9s, 30 Bean Fourteens, five 14/40 and 14/45 Beans, nine 18/50 Beans, nine Bean commercials, plus a few others of which no details are available, on its register. Its ABC sections know of 115 motorcycles to the design of the ingenious Granville Bradshaw, with...

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