Articles tagged Henlys Ltd.

Page 24 of July 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, July 1933


THE OPEN S.S.1 SPORTS CAR. IN last month's issue of MOTOR SPORT there appeared a description of a road test of the S.S.1 16 li.p. coupe. We have recorded therein our appreciation of the many excellent qualities of the S.S.1 as a closed car of great comfort combined with high performance. We recently had an opportunity of inspecting at the showrooms of the distributors of these cars, Messrs....

Page 8 of April 1925 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, April 1925


SPORTING CARS ON ROAD AND TRACK. A WEEK-END TEST on the SUPER-SPORTS "ALVIS." AT THE TOP OF AL:As HILL. ABRIDGED SPECIFICATION. ENGINE : Four-cylinder monobloc. 0.11.V., 68 mm. by 103 mm., 12/50 h.p. CLUTCH: External cone, fabric faced. GEAR Box : Separate unit, four-speed, side control. CARDAN SHAFT: Exposed tubular with roller bearing Universal joints. REAR AXLE: Aluminium casing ; spiral bevel...

Page 10 of August 1941 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, August 1941


RECALLING THE ROAD TESTS No. I : The 1924-5 Period of MOTOR SPORT Test Reports SINCE war broke out MOTOR SPORT has relied to a tremendous extent on the enthusiasm and generosity of voluntary contributors, and to these persons, whose motoring know ledge and writing ability has been placed so unstintingly at our disposal, our heartfelt thanks are due. Besides those whose help has been of such a...

Page 54 of November 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, November 1973

The Tale of a TR6

5,000 miles of misery, 5,000 miles of fun from the Assistant Editor's TR6 When I ordered a new TR6 in Autumn last year I was looked at askance by colleagues and associates. "What on earth do you want one of those lorries for?" "Something out of the Ark." "Terrible handling . . ." and all that sort of rubbish with which people without experience of them usually condemn TR6s. Certainly they are old...

Page 17 of November 1945 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, November 1945

Club News

We Hear F/Lt. Peter Jones hopes to install a Diesel engine in a private-car chassis, and F/O. McConnell has been using something very different - a 250-c.c. Villiers-engined 2-seater Rytacraft, which gives him 80 m.p.g. and 45 m.p.h. Over in Sydney, John Crouch has got together a nice stable, comprising a Delahaye, an O.E. "30/98" Vauxhall, an M.G. coupé, a Frazer-Nash with Frontenac motor in...

Page 37 of March 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, March 1932


AIRCRA FOR THE PRIVATE OWN 'R STANDARD PRODUCTION LIGHT 'PLANES NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE AMATEUR PILOT. IT is now nearly seven years since the light aeroplane movement was first established, and during this period the development of machines, and the advancement of flying as a sport has been steadily maintained. To-day not only has the would-be pilot ample facilities to learn and practice the art of...

Page 27 of May 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, May 1932


TWO DAYS WITH AN S.S.11 A SMART COUPE WITH GOOD PERFORMANCE. ON visiting the Motor Show at Olympia each year one usually goes fully prepared for one or two " eye openers " about which there has been much talk in the advertisement columns of the motoring press for several weeks before the opening date, and at the 1931 show, the S.S. models were undoubtedly one of the sensations. Recently we had an...

Page 59 of July 1930 archive issue thumbnail Page 59, July 1930


THE ALVIS RALLY. The Alvis Rally which has by now become a regular Brooklands fixture, proved to be more attractive and elaborate than ever when participants and visitors visited the track on Saturday last at the invitation of the organisers, Henlys, Ltd. Besides the usual races, and so forth, aeroplane flights were arranged and the enjoyment of the proceeding was added to by music played by the...

Page 11 of June 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, June 1933

THE 16 h.p. S.S.I. COUPE

THE 16 h.p. S.S.I. COUPE WTIEN the S.S.I. coupe was first introduced at the Olympia Motor Show of 1931 it was felt by many that, handsome as the car undoubtedly was, its appeal was limited by reason of its lack of accommodation for occasional passengers. In rectifying this possible criticism in the 1933 model, the Swallow Company has not only provided a very comfortable rear seat for two...

Page 34 of December 1929 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, December 1929


SLIPST EAMS B v " RUDDER-BA R." The Caterpillar Club. That very select body, the Caterpillar Club, was called to mind a few weeks ago when two Service pilots extricated themselves from a most terrific and perilous position, following a collision in mid-air, by leaping to safety with their parachutes. This unpremeditated act automatically made them el:gible for membership to the Club which is...



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