Articles tagged Humber Ltd.

Page 20 of November 1924 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, November 1924

THE MOTOR CYCLE SHOW.

THE MOTOR CYCLE SHOW. The Mecca of the Motoring Sportsman : Sports Models for all Tastes : Economical Touring Machines for all Ages : Exhibition of Historical Interest. THLMotor Cycle Show is more of a sportsman's affair than is the Car Show, and its particular attraction in this regard is reflected in the attitude of the visitors. In the case of the Car Show, the majority are obviously of the...

Page 35 of May 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, May 1931

tems of interest

ITEMS OF INTFREST FROM VARIOUS SOURCES Mrs. Stewart's Record. p. In: fastest ir p. In: fastest woman motorist in the world to-day is the British lady driver, Mrs. G. M. Stewart, who has now attainedthe remarkable speed. of over 140jra.p.h. in a record breaking run at Montlhery. During the Easter week-end Mrs. Stew art broke no fewer than four international records in class " E " (1,500 c.c. to 2,...

Page 20 of December 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, December 1933

A GUIDE TO 1934

A GUIDE TO 1934 SPORTS CARS. THE FOLLOWING PAGES CONTAIN THE REMAINING SPECIFICATIONS AND PERFORMANCE DATA OP CARS NOT INCLUDED IN THE GUIDE PUBLISHED IN OUR OCTOBER ISSUE. THE WHOLE GUIDE WILL BE OF GREAT USE TO ALL THOSE CONSIDERING THE PURCHASE OF A 1934 SPORTS CAR. ARMSTRONG-SI DDELEY. British. Armstrong-Siddeley Motors, Ltd., Coventry. 12 h.p. 6 cyl., 56.5 x 95.24, 1,434 c.c., 12 h.p. Tax £...

Page 14 of November 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, November 1956

The cars at Earls Court

AC, Stand 141 AC have abandoned he 2-litre saloon to concentrate production on the sports open Ace and closed Aceca models, which have a Tojeiro-type tubular chassis with independent suspension front and back and transverse leaf-springs and can be had with either the 90-bhp AC wet-liner, light-alloy six-cylinder engine evolved from a 1919 design, or a D-tpye BMW-conceived Bristol engine giving...

Page 12 of November 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, November 1962

Where are we?

The Editor's Annual Discourse on Topical Aspects of the Motoring Scene Do many motorists, in these days of powerful 4-cylinder cars, ever regret their earlier mounts ? Personally, I still remember, with affection, a light, single-cylinder car, which served me well: a small Renault, fitted with a 9-h.p. de Dion engine. Reliability and small upkeep-cost were its features. With a little care, outer...

Page 51 of July 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, July 1931

SLIP STREAMS

STREAMS Out of the Past. W V HOE was responsible for the organization of the flying meeting held at Hanworth last month is to be heartily congratulated for shaping a programme which was different—and really interesting: The occasion was the N.F.S. Parliamentary "garden party," when members of the House of Commons and House of Lords visited the air park by invitation. So often these sort of...

Page 73 of October 1989 archive issue thumbnail Page 73, October 1989

Humber speculation

Recently I was able to call on Miss Marjorie Burgess, daughter of Fred Burgess, designer of the 1914 TT Humbers which in recent times have posed some formidable problems for motor racing historians. Right from the start, in fact, these Humbers presented conundrums. They closely resembled the successful 1913 Coupe de L'Auto Peugeots in having 16-valve twin-cam four-cylinder engines, but whereas...

Page 22 of November 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, November 1958

The Cars at Earls Court

A.G. Stand 165 There are no new models from A.C. on the Stand this year and the display will consist of two Ace open two-seaters, two Aceca coupes and an exhibition chassis as shown last year. The 120-b.h.p. Bristol engine continues as an alternative to the 90-b.h.p. A.C. engine. A.C. Cars Ltd., Thames Dillon, Surrey. ALFA-ROMEO Stand 134 A new model is added to the delectable range of cars...

Page 12 of November 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, November 1946

British High-Performance Cars for 1947

Never before has the British Motor Industry been more deserving of publicity. By its contribution to the war effort it most certainly ensured our present Freedom, and the Peace which politicians are making so precarious and comfortless. Nevertheless, seldom has a nation looked more successfully to its export market so soon after the termination of war. And never before has the British Motor...

Page 36 of August 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, August 1970

Veteran-Edwardian-Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters Looking back at Oulton Park (VSCC—June 2011) Owing to printing schedules it was not possible to publish a report of the VSCC Oulton Park race meeting last month but, this being one of the most enjoyable of this Club's annual fixtures, it merits a backward glance. Run without serious incident in summer sunshine, this Daily Express-sponsored meeting commenced...

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