Articles tagged Daimler Company

Page 38 of May 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, May 1961

Road impressions of the Daimler SP250

An Interesting V8-engined 2 1/2 litre Sports Car Possessing Extremely Good Acceleration, a Maximum Speed of 120 m.p.h., and an Extremely Quiet and Flexible Engine WHEN Edward Turner, famous for his design work on Triumph motorcycle engines, was called in to rejuvenate the Daimler Company, Britain's oldest motor manufacturer, he caused something of a sensation by designing a new 76 x 69.8 mm. V8...

Page 54 of November 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, November 1958

A History of the Armstrong Siddeley Car

[The Armstrong Siddeley, made by the famous Coventry company which has built outstanding aeroplane engines since the first World War and still, of course, in production, is a somewhat neglected make, so far as the older models are concerned. No club exists to cater for these cars. Very few are to be found amongst members of the Vintage Sports-Car Club. Sometimes the early versions are dismissed...

Page 17 of February 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, February 1965

Fragments on forgotten makes

No. 30 –– The Crouch The Crouch was one of the multitudinous family of light cars which came into being in essentially simple form before the First World War. It survived into peacetime, developed into a sporting 4-cylinder, but went the way of many, failing under the onslaught of mass-produced cars like Morris and Clyno by 1927. Through the co-operation of Andrew Whyte of Jaguar Cars Ltd., I was...

Page 58 of May 1959 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, May 1959

The 2-1/2-litre V8 Daimler Dart

Something truly new... At long last something refreshingly new is to emerge from a British factory, for last month, at the New York Show, the Daimler Dart made its debut. This new sports car is the work of Edward Turner, managing director of the Automotive Division of the B.S.A. Group. It is revolutionary in respect of its V8 engine and plastic body. The Daimler Company has made sports cars...

Page 3 of September 1926 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, September 1926

EDITORIAL NOTES.

EDITORIAL NOTES. Ramblings, Rumours and Reminiscences. Being Asides About All Sorts of Things. THOTJGH we are still in the thick of the sporting season, rumour is growing busy concerning the Autumn Shows and from what I hear two very interesting exhibitions may be expected. News comes in from Coventry that certain manufacturers propose to stage entirely new models in the motor cycle line, besides...

Page 40 of May 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, May 1967

Fragments on forgotten makes No. 37: the Brotherhood

In 1867 the engineering business of Peter Brotherhood was established in London. They became well known as manufacturers of compressors, steam-turbines and as precision machinists. The Company was founded by Peter Brotherhood, who was born in Maidenhead in 1838, the son of Rowland Brotherhood who had been associated with Brunel in the construction of the G.W.R. The first works were under the...

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...

Page 21 of September 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, September 1947

Club News

We Hear Group-Captain Tom Evans would appear to possess a most interesting motor-car, in the form of his Centric-supercharged, ex-Donaldson O.E. "30/98" Vauxhall, and, moreover, 'tis said that he has actually made the hydraulic front brakes work superbly! Those pessimists who consider that all the "discoverable" veterans have been found should note that a year ago a 1914 Bebe Peugeot in brand new...

Page 36 of March 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, March 1972

Fragments on forgotten makes

No. 48: The Sheffield-Simplex The Sheffield-Simplex evolved from the Brotherhood car, which I dealt with five years ago in No. 37 of this series. Earl Fitzwilliam, the Yorkshire landowner whose country seat, Wentworth Wood House, was reputed to possess 365 windows, one for each day of the year, was on the Board of Directors of The Brotherhood-Crocker Company and when this concern abandoned its...

Page 31 of April 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, April 1950

Sideslips by "Baladeur"

Some time ago, I remarked, in an unguarded moment, that one day I should have to write an article on "Racing Cars Which Never Appeared." It was a rash move, since, as I might almost have expected, a reader has taken me up, with the suggestion that "one day" should be now; in fact, that I had better get on with it. It is a large subject, and I can hardly hope to do justice to it in a short article...

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