Articles tagged Matsuda

Page 32 of March 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, March 1977

Mazda join the European hatchback war

The Assistant Editor reports from Japan on the first Japanese car designed specifically for the European Market The four main islands of Japan contain 110,000,000 people crammed into an area of 146,000 square miles of which 80% is mountains. Mixed into the dense population areas which consequently ensue on the plains, basins, tableland and coastline are 30,000,000 vehicles, for which there are 35...

Page 32 of October 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, October 1992

The Pearl Of Warwick

You have to sympathise with Jean Todt and the Peugeot Talbot Sport team. Winners of four Sportscar World Championship races this year, dominant at Le Mans, and confirmed as world champions in August, they find that paddock talk is confined to the paucity of entries, and the near certain demise of the series in October. Derek Warwick, who shares the drivers' championship with Yannick Dalmas,...

Page 56 of November 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, November 1983

Japanese measure up the Porsches

Signs that Group C racing will get stronger, and that the challenge will come from the Orient, were seen in Japan when the Fuji 1,000 Kilometre World Endurance Championship race was run early in October. While Honda involve themselves in Formula 1, both Nissan and Toyota were represented by teams with turbocharged 2.1-litre production-based engines which acquitted themselves well, the Nissan-...

Page 35 of August 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, August 1976

Book Reviews

"The Wankel Engine" by Nicholas Faith. 234 pp. 8 3/4 in. x 5 1/2 in. (George Allen & Unwin Ltd., Ruskin House, 40, Museum Street, London, WC1A 1LU. £6.95.) Although the Wankel rotary internal-combustion power unit conceived by Felix Wankel is of long standing and was tried in this country by journalists in 1964, at Goodwood, it has not made the expected inroads into the automotive world. It...

Page 44 of July 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, July 1994

The Price

• price dsuccess rae 78th Indianapolis 500 was a strange race in most ways that matter, fitting conclusion to a month of May which bordered on the bizarre. In contrast to expectations, the cauldron of rumour, innuendo and speculation that annually serves as the backdrop to the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing" was quiet; eerily so, given Indianapolis Motor Speedway president Tony George's March 10...

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