Articles tagged Regent Motors

Page 78 of April 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 78, April 1996

The Franklin

Warming to his theme, WB considers another car without coolant The air-cooled car to which I referred last month but did not name was the American Franklin, the most successful exploitation of the air-cooled engine ever, surely? (PreVolkswagen if you insist, but VW soon took to the water, post-Beetle). Quite why is difficult to answer, though I suppose the cost of fan and ducting was found to be...

Page 42 of June 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, June 1983

An important trial

75 years ago  I have been reminded that it was 75 years ago this month that an important trial took place, which is usually regarded as having set the seal to the fame of the Laurence Pomeroy-designed 20 h.p. Vauxhall, which led on to his renowned Prince Henry, 30/98 and other desirable Luton-built motor cars. This was the RAC International Touring Car Trial of 1908, which covered nearly 2,000...

Page 34 of October 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, October 1951

MOTOR SPORT

Rolls-Royee,I 911-i. Ntcre(dAs, ISM de Dion, 1905 dc Dim and Austro-Dainiler, Simplex, Hispano-snisa, Simea and Ferrari tars, and Scot ind's Magazine had a feature about J. C. Sword's collection, illustrated by photographs of his ex-Prince of Wales, 1010 Rolls-Royce, 1805 Daimler, a 1902 Albion. his 1902 Oldsmobile, 1904 Arrol-Johnston, 1909 Renault, 1909 Albion van, 1912 Sunbeam, 1912 Adlcrand...

Page 35 of November 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, November 1971

The men behind the cars

Features such as "Fragments On Forgotten Makes" and "Factory Methods Of The Vintage Era", etc., which appear in these pages from time to time, are dependent on talking to those who were closely associated with the makes of cars concerned when these were new vehicles. Sometimes such knowledgeable persons are encountered by a fortunate chance or coincidence, at other times through contacts or clues...

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