Articles tagged Nissan Europe

Page 66 of October 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, October 1984

The Rally of the Thousand Lakes

The Rally of the Thousand Lakes WHEN Peugeot took its new rally car, the four-wheel-drive, rear-engined, two-seat 205 Turbo 16, to Corsica in early May for its first World Championship appearance there were but few people who predicted more than a token performance from the car. The same was true of opinions before its second outing in Greece later the same month, but on both occasions the car...

Page 86 of May 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 86, May 2004

Sunny side down

Nissan spent a fortune on its four-wheel-drive Group A rally machine. Neat, compact and bristling with gizmos... it flopped. John Davenport tells why the Sunny couldn't stand the heat When the Group B dinosaurs disappeared overnight in 1986 there were few four-wheel-drive GpA cars around to fill the evolutionary gap. Lancia, like the magician it was, produced the Delta HF and was away on a five-...

Page 128 of January 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 128, January 2014

Pluck of the Irish

The old adage that 'nice guys finish last' isn't strictly true, but they rarely finish first. To succeed in motor sport at a high level requires steel-plated self-belief. That and a certain clear-eyed ruthlessness. But there are exceptions. Reeling off a list of Alec Poole's, achievements in motor sport is met with a look of playful incredulity from the man himself. That and a shrug, as though...

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

Preview

MOTOR SPORT columnist, see page 368) winsprayed the victory champagne, which was ning the FIA Touring Car Challenge -,,,,,•401eament to the equitability of the regula Monza against allcomers. Because of this tions the weight handicap on the rear the Mondeo will start the season as wheel drive cars and the 8500 rpm limit. favourite, but the BTCC waits for no car and However, expect the gap between...

Page 62 of March 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, March 1983

Monte-Carlo Rally

Yorkshiremen would liken it to apple pie without the cheese, Welshmen to the Llanelli rugby posts without their sospan cappings, whilst Scots would probably mutter darkly about kilts without their sporrans. The latter are essential parts of the former. Separated, they become meaningless, and many will consider this to have been the fate of January's Monte-Carlo Rally, its essence destroyed by the...

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