Articles tagged David Ogle Ltd.

Page 31 of September 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, September 1977

Rumblings

Racing with silencers The era of silenced racing cars returneth! As mentioned in the July issue (and see Letters from Readers last month and in this issue), an RAC— backed Working Group has been studying the possibilities of using silencers again. The result is that the RAC Race Committee has decided such restrictions should be enforced for certain classes of car next year. A further group of...

Page 47 of March 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 47, March 1962

The Ogle G.T. Mini

Based at Birds Hill, Letchworth, the firm of David Ogle Ltd. is making a determined effort to achieve a renaissance of British coachbuilding. List year they introduced the Riley-based Ogle 1.5 which was priced out of the market, mainly because B.M.C. would not co-operate in supplying chassis parts. However, despite this, the car still sells reasonably well. The latest offering from Ogle is a G.T...

Page 49 of November 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, November 1962

Some Of The New Cars

Triumph Spitfire 4 A new small-capacity sports car to challenge the Sprite and Midget market is something of an event. Standard/Triumph have succeeded in extracting another variation from the Herald backbone chassis with the new Spitfire, a striking looking addition to the sports-car ranks. Although the car has the Herald backbone shortened by 8½ inches it does not require the large outriggers...

Page 48 of October 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, October 1962

On test with - the Ogle SX 1000

A superbly finished glass-fibre body on the Mini-Cooper chassis David Ogle Ltd. entered the Motor Industry in 1961, having already acquired a good background in industrial design work. David Ogle, who was tragically killed earlier this year in a car crash, designed a glass-fibre body for the Riley 1.5 chassis. Looking something like an Alfa Romeo Giulietta, the body finish set a new standard for...

Page 15 of October 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, October 1964

Motor Show preview

Nineteen sixty-three was a vintage year for new cars as the Motor Show saw the British debut of such cars as the Rover 2000, Triumph 2000, Ford Corsair, Bond Equipe, Mercedes-Benz 600, Aston Martin DB5, N.S.U. 1000, Porsche 901, B.M.W. 1100, etc. This year's Show looks like being one of consolidation, with few radically new cars but many modified and improved models. In this review we are giving...

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