Articles tagged Fiat (England) Ltd.

Page 13 of August 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, August 1954

Correction

We are asked to state that the Simca Aronde which won the Cheltenham M.C. Fuel Economy Contest, driven by Wilkins and Gascoine, was entered by C. M. Walker of Walker and Ward. Ltd., and was prepared by Mr. Walker, using special spares supplied by Fiat (England), Ltd., under Walker and Ward's instructions.

Page 29 of February 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, February 1962

My Year's Motoring

The Editor Looks Back on the Cars he Drove in 1961 ANOTHER busy year is over and it is time to take out my diary and recall the pros and cons, the merits and shortcomings, of the cars I road-tested for MOTOR SPORT during 1961. It was a year during which I covered 18,930 miles on these test runs, 15,000 further miles in staff and personal vehicles, was a passenger for considerable mileages in...

Page 36 of January 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, January 1956

THE FIAT 600 SALOON

heater, which is controlled by a tiny lever to the right of the back seat sill, which the driver can reach with his left hand. It blows hot air from two adjustable apertures, one on each side of the chassisbackbone in the front compartment, and feeds demister ducts in the dash through large flexible pipes. These pipes are rather unsightly (but then, so are the protruding screws under the dash)...

Page 20 of March 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, March 1962

The Fiat 1500 - a fast Italian family car of exceptional merit

Ingenious Valve Gear, Disc Front Brakes, Modern Instrumentation, Quiet Running, Excellent Suspension, 93 mph. and Sports-Car Acceleration, Comprehensive Equipment and Modest Price are features of this astonishingly good new model When Fiat of Turin introduced their new 6-cylinder cars early reports suggested that these were outstanding vehicles, and when I was able to road-test a Fiat 2100 in...

Page 23 of September 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, September 1976

Matters of moment

Another anniversary The good motoring life has been punctuated just lately with anniversaries, which, indeed, are convenient things, which can he manipulated, unlike Jubilees, to fit circumstances. There is Daimlier's 80th, commemorated by a special colour-feature in this issue of Motor Sport and we have commented on several others, such as the Riley 9 Jubilee, while last year we were as....

Page 12 of March 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, March 1966

Fiat 850s at Snetterton

Two Fiat 850s, a saloon and a coupe, recently undertook a 24-hour run at Snetterton. Driven by a team of six, the cars completed the run without attention, apart from refuelling. The 850 saloon completed 551 laps (1,494 miles), at 62.3 m.p.h., and 28.45 m.p.g. It required 1 1/2 pints of oil. The 850 coupe completed 572 laps (1,551 miles), at 64.6 m.p.h., and 22.48 m.p.g. One pint of oil was...

Page 58 of August 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, August 1960

Miniatures News

The latest "bag" of motor and associated miniatures embraces a nicely made Thorneycroft tractor and Mobilgas 2,400-gallon tanker in the Lesney Major Pack series (No. 8), two quite stupendous efforts by Corgi Toys in their Major series, these being a very detailed replica of the H.D.L. Hovercraft SR-N1 (No. 1119) and a model with working caterpillars, of the Euclid two-engined TC-12 tractor that...

Page 11 of January 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, January 1963

The Fiat 2300

Luxury, Sumptuous Appointments and 100 m.p.h. All for £1,263 ITALIAN CAR, ENGLISH VILLAGE.— The Fiat 2300 outside the thatched Post Office at Lasham in Hampshire, which will no doubt be remembered by personnel posted to Airfield during the Second World War. HAVING to write this last-minute road-test report on the eve of the Festive Season, I was reminded irresistibly of those parodies of motor...

Page 12 of October 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, October 1950

The Cars at Earls Court

A.C. Stand 135 There is no change here except that prices have risen, the saloon now costing £1,059 and the Sports Tourer, with Buckland body, £1,098. The drophead coupe model is discontinued. The other cars retain the well-tried 2-litre, six-cylinder single-o.h.c., light-alloy engine that originated at the Thames Ditton factory as long ago as 1919. A.C. CARS, LTD., THAMES DITTON, SURREY. ALFA...

Page 44 of May 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, May 1934

INEXPENSIVE MOTORING--THE ITALIAN WAY

INEXPENSIVE MOTORINGTHE ITALIAN Impressions of the "Ballila" Fiat, the Italian popular car which in sporting tune has performed well in road races THE motoring journalist does not generally look forward to a road test of a small family saloon with feelings of lively anticipation. He can find interest in the value-for-money of such vehicles, and appreciate them as remarkably cheap and comfortable...

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