Articles tagged Hotchkiss

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Letters from readers

Sir, We have for a long time now been discussing the future of our Sport: "Motor Racing After the War." Well, there are a number of things that we must do. Taxation should be governed by the c.c. of the engine and not by bore alone. For, as we all know, the trend of design is for an engine of short stroke and as near as possible "square." We must try to get the ban lifted, so that we can race on...

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Reports of Recent Events

N.W. LONDON M.C. LAWRENCE CUP TRIAL (May 28th) LAWRENCE CHALLENGE CUP.---W. H. Waring (Dellow). RIPLEY CUP (up to 1,100 c.c.).---C. C. Bold (Bold). WICK CUP (over 2,000 c.c.).---A. E. Rumfitt (Allard). FIRST-CLASS AWARDS.---Hopkinson (Ford-Austin), Cocker (H.C.), Tolman (Betsy) and Spare (Whiteford-Ford). MORGAN THREE-WHEELER CLUB WHITSUN RALLY WHITSUN RALLY CUP (highest total of points).--- R. C...

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That Hotchkiss Engine

Last month we referred to the vee-twin Hotchkiss engine, in association with some comments about air-cooling. It was an engine destined to give good service in BSA cars made by the great Birmingham Small Arms company, first in the BSA Ten light car which was made from 1921 to 1925, one of which the Threlfalls have campaigned successfully in VSCC events in recent times, and later in the BSA front-...

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Book Reviews

"The Bullnose Morris," by Lytton P. Jarman and Robin Barraclough. 257 pp. 9.75 in. 6.75 in. (Macdonald & Co. Publishers) Ltd., Gulf Howe, 2, Portman Street, London, 45s.) This is one of the more painstaking, informative and interesting one-make histories. In fact, it is more than just an intimate history of the famous bullnose Morris cars. because the joint authors, whose facts and figures...

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AN INTERESTING THREE-LITRE. THE 23.8 H.P. HOTCHKISS SIX. Brief Specification. Engine : 3-litre 23.8 h.p. six-cylinders, push-rod operated overhead valves ; 80 mm. bore x 100 mm. stroke (3,015 c.c.) ; coil ignition, .olex carburettor. Gearbox : Ratios, 4.9, 7.9, 10.8 and 20.8 to 1; central change. Silent third speed. Wheelbase : 10ft. 41. inches ; track 4f1. 8 inches ; around clearance 8 inches....

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Sports Cars in Winter Ignoring the fatherly warnings of the motoring bodies and the railway companies that the North of England was unsafe for motor-cars, last month I pursued a somewhat erratic path up the Great North Road en route to Harrogate. In the course of the 200-mile journey, we must have passed nearly a hundred cars, every one was a family saloon of the most box-like characteristics. I...

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The "Bullnose" Morris

by Lytton P. Jarman (The author would like to thank Morris Motors Ltd., The M.G. Car Company and Bullnose Morris Club members, who have willingly supplied valuable information and photographs, without which this article would not have been possible.) [I feel that it is an excellent thing to present a solid historical article at Motor Show time, as an antidote to yearnings over new cars and as...

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THE RACING CAR OF THE FUTURE A SUMMARY OF THE SUGGESTED MODIFICATIONS TO THE FORMULA FOR GRAND PRIX RACING CARS. T'HE time draws near when the A.I.A.C.R. will have to decide the formula for Grand Prix racing cars during the years 1937, 1938 and 1939. All over Europe, and in America too, keen discussion is being carried on as to the lines on which the new formula should be based. Manufacturers,...

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A FANTASTIC MONTE CARLO RALLY ZAMFIRESCOU AND CRISTEA WIN ON V8 FORD — SCHELL (DELAHAYE) SECOND LAHAYE AND QUATRESOUS (RENAULT) THIRD The 1936 Monte Carlo Rally will go down in motoring history as a Rally of surprises. In the first place it proved unexpectedly mild over all routes except the rather despised British run, from John o' Groats. Then the alarming results Of the 37 m.p.h. average over...


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