Articles tagged Donald Healey Motor Company

Page 56 of September 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, September 1995

Tax Exile

The Nash-Healey was the first of the post-war Anglo-American hybrids, presaging various Allards, the AC Cobra, Ford GT40 and 71/R Griffith, as well as more refined vehicles from Bristol, Gordon-Keeble and Jensen. It was made only for sale in America, although works cars competed with distinction at Le Mans and in the Mille Miglia. But it was done for by economics and a family rival. In 1949...

Page 42 of December 1959 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, December 1959

Toy Racer

Obtaining Performance Figures for the Shorrock-supercharged Austin Healey Sprite Last month we had an opportunity of taking performance figures for the Shorrock-supercharged Austin Healey Sprite, for which the Donald Healey Motor Company, of The Cape, Warwick, are the sole distributors. A C/75/B Shorrock vane-type supercharger blowing at a maximum of 7 lb./sq. in. is driven by a double vee-belt...

Page 21 of April 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, April 1972

Matters of Moment

A new sports car—The Jensen-Healey We began the year with the suggestion that a sports-car renaissance might well be a feature of the nineteen-seventies, based on the assumptions that the motor car continues to be a status-symbol or, put less blatantly, a pleasurable possession, and that, in open two-seater form, it adds the benefit and enjoyment of fresh-air motoring, good handling and a sense...

Page 90 of August 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 90, August 1995

Corporate flagship

The Austin-Healey line was born as a result of corporate politics and it died as a result of corporate politics When Austin merged with the Nuffield Group to form the British Motor Corporation in late 1951, each side struggled for dominance. Leonard Lord, a former Austin man, invited specialist car makers to submit designs for a new sports car while, at the same time, delaying the introduction of...

Page 19 of February 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, February 1957

Cars I Have Owned

This time by J. C. Morland, who describes motoring enthusiasm as it breaks out in Kenya. My first car was a 1924 Senechal which I bought in 1926. It came after a succession of six motor-cycles and two Morgans, both of which latter had the water-cooled o.h.v. Blackburne engine and one of which was a rare bird, being a single-seater. It made up for having only one seat by having two gear-levers,...


August 2019
100 years, three cars, one epic track test



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