Articles tagged Lancia

Page 17 of July 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, July 1942

Club news

750 Club They aver that all good things must come to an end, and, now that the basic petrol ration has been withdrawn, we shall get no more car-gathering 750 Club meetings until we have won the war. So that held in warm sunshine at the "Osterley" on June 7th was unusually well attended and universally made the most of. Perhaps the finest car present was that of he of the vivid shirt and...

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Cars I have owned

Holland Birkett, Captain of the 750 Club, has his say in the matter of personal motor-cars. – Ed. From the age of twelve I had been systematically conditioning my parents to my proposed motoring career, and so at sixteen I was sent off on a train to a place forty miles distant, to buy a motor-cycle from a friend of my father's and ride it home. This scheme was hatched spontaneously in the...

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A Letter from Matthew Understeeble

A knowledgeable party gives some practical advice to his friend on the relative merits of various makes of car. His views are, of course, entirely his own, but most readers will find something of interest in his counsel. Dear John, So you have decided that a vintage sports car is the right hobby for a post-war bachelor, and that on this you will spend your war bonus. I expect the 3-litre Bentley...

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A little piece of Group C history

The Group C years of endurance racing through the 1980s were packed with interest for anyone who likes proper racing – rather than mere 90-minute sprints. The designs of car competing under that formula were many and varied, and the participants ranged from the great factories of Porsche, Lancia, Toyota and Jaguar to in some cases the most shoestring of lock-up-based special builders. There...

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Sir,

Sir, I have read with great interest, not unmixed with nostalgia, the really excellent article on l'Automobile Hispano-Suiza by Mr. Kent Karslake. My first introduction to this unique motor car was in 1933 when, as an engineering student in Paris, I had the privilege of working for one year at the Hispano-Suiza factory at Bois Colombes. In a corner of the yard there rested five or six elderly...

Page 19 of August 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, August 1942

Club news

Northern C.C. David Gandhi's club up in the North is shaping very well. The annual subscription is 5/- and a Bulletin is published bi-monthly. Meetings are held monthly, at which film shows, debates, etc., are held. Before the middle of June membership totalled 26 persons, owning a total of 37 cars, and it is probable that many more enthusiasts have since joined. The club numbers amongst members...

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Club News

WE HEAR Dr. Roland John, Frazer-Nash enthusiast, has added to his stable a 1930 20/25-h.p. Rolls-Royce with Hooper touring body, which has only been licensed for a total of five years and which has run only 46,000 miles. In South Africa, F. C. Hartley has a Mk. IV "Brooklands" Riley Nine which has an off-set body and hydraulic brakes, and he would like to contact a reader in this country who can...

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Introducing the Lancia "Lambda"

[These interesting notes on a very famous Lancia model have been compiled entirely from memory by Geoffrey Robson, who mentions some maintenance matters and gives a few tuning notes, besides very effectively introducing a classic car to hitherto unappreciative persons. – Ed.] Some considerable time ago I was almost spurred into action to defend the Lancia "Lambda" by Cecil Clutton's rather...

Page 4 of October 1943 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, October 1943

Cecil Clutton crystal gazes

In this extremely erudite and absorbing article Cecil Clutton does his share of gazing into the future – a habit which excellent war-news encourages. His suggested designs have their claims carefully explained, and Clutton also offers us a new basis of comparing existing sports cars. – Ed. I spent a day of my last leave stirring up my motoring file with a slide rule, with a view to ascertaining...

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Vanwall Victory In "Daily Express" International Trophy Race, Driven By Moss At Record Speed

Connaughts Second and Third. Ferraris Retire. Sports-car Successes by Cooper-Climax and Aston Martin. Russell Wins 500-c.c. Race, Jaguar the Touring-car Event. Lap Records Shattered The Daily Express International Trophy Meeting at Silverstone is one of the highlights of the British racing season and this year, organised by the B.R.D.C. on May 5th, it provided good entries, plenty of variety, and...

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