Articles tagged Riley (Coventry) Ltd.

Page 47 of August 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 47, August 1934


THE ALPINE TRIAL THE Alpine Trial which prescribes that 100 cars of the same type shall have been produced by the factory before the model shall be eligible for the Trial, which thus excluded the 1934 models of some of the small firms, Great Britain will be well represented with a total of 43 entries. A last minute alteration in the rules, strictly speaking not permissible under A.I regulations,...

Page 28 of February 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, February 1933


CONTINENTAL NOTES. ECORD ENTRY AT SINGLE FEES FOR LE MANS ENGLAND REPRESENTED BY ALTA, ALVIS, ASTON-MARTIN, AUSTIN, M.G, RILEY AND TALBOT. In spite of the gradual revival of "Grand Prix" racing having its inevitable effect of a reduction in the number of "sports car" events, the 24 Hour Race at Le Mans continues to draw a large entry. Indeed, this race together with the Italian 1,000 Miles and...

Page 37 of September 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, September 1982


Christopher Jennings, MBE Lt.-Col. Christopher Jennings died recently at the age of 71. He was the Editor of The Motor from 1946 to 1960, and came to that journal with long experience of the Motor Industry, having been with Riley (Coventry) Ltd. from 1931, before becoming Midlands Editor of The Motor by 1937. The war interfered with Jennings' journalistic career, and he served instead with REME...

Page 38 of November 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, November 1931

Letters from Readers.

Letters from Readers. Value of Racing. DURING the past few months there have been keen discussions as to the value of racing to the motor car industry. Now that the season is ended I offer my views. I believe that one big race teaches manufacturers more than they would otherwise learn in months or years of research. In my opinion the manufacturer who races is able to offer the public a more...

Page 16 of November 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, November 1936

A Guide to 1938 High Performance Sports Car

A Guide to 1938 High Performance Sports Cars (Continued from the October Issue) The following specifications arrived too late to be included in our article of last month, and in order for the article to be as comprehensive as possible, we are publishing them underneath. MORGAN British. Morgan Motor Co. Ltd. Pickersleigh Road, Malvern Link, Worcs. 4/4. 4 cyl., 63 x 19, 1,122 c.c., 9.8 h.p. Tax £7...

Page 43 of October 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, October 1932

SPORTS CARS FOR 1933 A Brief Summary of the Principal Sports Cars on the Market in this Country.

SPORTS CARS FOR 1933 A Brief Summary of the Principal Sports Cars on the Market in this Country. THE MOTOR SHOW. The MON'," Exhibition at Olympia will be held this year from October 13th to 22nd. A dn4ssion will be 5s. on the opening day, and on every day except Fridays and Saturdays, When the charge will be 2s. 6d. On 5s. days, however, the price of admission will be lowered at 6 o'clock in the...

Page 22 of August 1945 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, August 1945

AUGUST, 1945

Sir, F/Lt. Pat Melly, an ex-Riley apprentice, better known, perhaps, for his competition successes in this country and on the Continent, has returned from a prisonerof-war camp in Germany. Pat was shot down in the Western Desert in November, 1941, and managed to land with minor wounds. He was taken prisoner by the Italians, and although he was in Bologna, the German headquarters at the time Italy...

Page 12 of November 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, November 1946

British High-Performance Cars for 1947

Never before has the British Motor Industry been more deserving of publicity. By its contribution to the war effort it most certainly ensured our present Freedom, and the Peace which politicians are making so precarious and comfortless. Nevertheless, seldom has a nation looked more successfully to its export market so soon after the termination of war. And never before has the British Motor...

Page 9 of January 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, January 1932


THE R.A.C. RALLY. 1,000-MILES EVENT FOR NEXT MARCH. THE rally type of event has long been popular on the Continent, and it certainly provides a welcome and refreshing change from the more normal reliability trial, in that considerable choice of route is open to the competitors. The event which is to be organised by the R.A.C. and will be run at the beginning of March next, is to be over a...

Page 13 of October 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, October 1931


MODELS OR 1932 Details from Manufacturers New Year Programmes. ALVIS. THE Alvis range for the coming season comprises four models, all being now in production. These are the 12-50 h.p., the 12-60 h.p., the " Silver Eagle" Sixteen and the ' Silver Eagle " Twenty. The 12-50 h.p. remains in main essentials as before, but detail modifications have been made ; the radiator, for example, is now true...



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