On reading Mr. Thomas's letter about rival Ferraris I feel I should like to add my own comments.
Sonic time ago I was faced with the problem of whether to choose a run-of-the-mill British sports car or a more exotic Italian make. Naturally the possible high cost of repair work or spare parts was very important. In fact the choice was between a Triumph GT6 and a Lancia Flaminia coupé (...
Lancia (England) Ltd. have begun to import the 1300 c.c. version of the Beta Coupe to fill the gap left by the demise of the delightful little Fulvia. While the basic appearance remains the same as the 1600 and 2000 models, the 1300 has steel wheels and a bench rear seat. Like the rest of the range, this model has a high level of detail equipment. The transverse four-cylinder, in-line, twin-...
THE LANCIA FLAVIA SALOON
: Four cylinders, horizontally-nppOSed, 82 x 71 Mill.
1 ,500 Push-rod-operated overhead valves. 8.3compression-ratio. 78 (net) b.h.r. at 5,200 r.p.m.
Gear ratios tst, 16.16 to 1; 2nd, 9.53 to I ; 3rd, 6.71 to I ; top, 4.09 to 1.
1:yreS : 165-15 Michelin " X," on bolt-on steel disc wheel .
Weight i ton 2 cwt. 3 qtr. (without occupants but ready for the road, with...
Hereunder follows an alphabetical guide to the car exhibits at the S.M.M.T. Exhibition which is open at Earls Court from October 22nd to November 1st, together with a pocket history of the leading makes.
A.C. Stand No. 136
Known before the Kaiser War as a single-cylinder passenger and commercial tricar and as a very lightweight small car, the A.C. made by Auto-Carriers, of...
BRIEF SPECIFICATION Engine : Four cylinders in a narrow "V."
Engine : Four cylinders in a narrow "V." Alloy construction with iron bores. 72 x83 mm. (1,632 c.c.). 46 b.h.p. at 4,000 r.p.m. 0.h. camshaft. Coll ignition, pump cooling with
fan. 12.0 h.p. Tax 15s.
Gearbox : 4 speeds and reverse. Ratios : top 4.1, 3rd 6.0, 2nd 9.2, 1st 14.1 to I. Central lever.
Suspension : Independent front and back...
Continued from the October Issue of "Motor Sport "
THIS'LIST OF SPECIFICATIONS AND DATA HAS BEEN COMPILED TO ASSIST THE PROSPECTIVE PURCHASER OF A FAST CAR IN THE DIFFICULT MATTER OF CHOOSING HIS MOUNT FOR THE COMING SEASON.
Italian. Soc. Anon. Alfa-Romeo, Via
M.U. Traiano Milan.
2,300 Gran Tourism°. 6 cyl., 70x 100, 2,309 c.c., 18.2 h.p. Tax £14 5 0. 76 b.h.p. at 4,600 r.p.m. 0.h.v....
THE LANCIA APRILIA TYPE 238 SALOON
Wli only regret that we did not arrange to test the Lancia Aprilia Type 238 sooner, not only because it is a car of very considerable interest to readers of MOTOR SPORT, but because we enjoyed so thoroughly the 760 miles which we completed behind the wheel of one of these cars. The Lancia Aprilia belongs to that exclusive class of highgrade Continental...