Articles tagged Riley Company

Page 39 of July 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, July 1931

ITEMS OF INTEREST

ITEMS OF INTEREST FROM VARIOUS SOURCES European 10,000 Kilometre Trial. THE European 10,000 kilometre trial (May 22nd to June 6th inclusive), is organised by the German Automobile Club and covers practically every country in Southern and Central Europe. In the 2-litre class competitors had to cover some 408 miles each twenty-four hours. Under the best conditions when an average of 30 m.p.h. was...

Page 44 of November 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, November 1972

Book reviews

"The Story of the MG Sports Car", by F. Wilson McComb. 206 pp. 8¾ in. x 5¼ in. (J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., Aldine House, 10-13 Bedford Street, London WC2E 9HG, £3.25). One-make history is filling up apace but this book by Wilson McComb about the MG is one of the essential gaps closed, and very effectively too. The importance of the MG to British motor racing and record-breaking prestige and as a...

Page 32 of October 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, October 1936

FREDDIE DIXON'S RILEY VICTORIOUS in the “500”

FREDDIE DIXON'S RILEY VICT ORIOUS in the "500" TRACK-RACING PACEY-HASSAN-SPECIAL SECOND -STANDARD T.T. 41-LITRE LAGOND A THIRD RACE WON AT 116.6S M.P.H.ONLY FOUR FINISHERS Although interest now centres so very largely in road-racing contests, there are still people who derive much satisfaction from a long-distance race fought out at full bore over the outer circuit at Brooklands, so that no mean...

Page 25 of March 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, March 1932

ON THE ROAD WITH A "GAMECOCK"

ON THE ROAD WITH A "GAMECOCK." GOOD ROAD-HOLDING QUALITIES AND HIGH CRUISING SPEED CHARACTERISE NEW RILEY MODEL. SINCE the introduction of the famous Brooklands model of the Riley "9," which has so many racing successes to its credit, there has been a steadily increasing demand for a model intermediate between this and the more normal touring car or saloon. What was wanted was a sports model...

Page 25 of April 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, April 1964

Fragments on Forgotten Makes

No. 27—The Autovia The Autovia was conceived from Victor Riley's desire to produce a luxury car. He wanted to keep this apart from the Riley Motor Co.'s products and in 1935 sent Gordon Marshall to ask C. M. Van Eugen whether he would undertake the task. Van Eugen, now retired and living in Stoke Park, Coventry, to whom I talked about the Autovia, came to this country from Holland, when that...

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