Articles tagged Rolls-Royce Limited

Page 35 of November 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, November 1973

Hassan Specials

The Editor talks with Walter Hassan, OBE, AMIMechE, until his recent retirement Chief Engineer of Jaguar Cars Ltd., about his Successful Pre-War Bentley-based Brooklands Outer-Circuit Specials Walter Hassan's association with motor racing goes back to 1922, when at the age of 17 he acted as riding mechanic in the works racing Bentleys. He had joined the original Bentley Company at Cricklewood in...

Page 65 of March 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 65, March 1992


Amherst Villiers, that remarkable character who was educated at Oundle and made many important contributions to automotive and aeronautical engineering, died recently, in frail health, at the age of 91. He will be forever remembered for supercharging the vintage 4 1/2-litre Bentley, which in Paget-sponsored Sir Henry Birkin guise gave that driver the Brooklands lap-record and second place in a...

Page 15 of January 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, January 1967

Training to be a Rolls-Royce chauffeur

The School of Instruction at Hythe Road. I was under the impression, along perhaps with others, that the Rolls-Royce Chauffeurs' School had been a war casualty. This is not the case and, hearing that this unique establishment is still functioning, I arranged to go along and discover what it does. I call it unique because, so far as memory goes, no other manufacturer, other than Daimler for a...

Page 12 of September 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, September 1958

Convincing victory for Speedwell Austin A35 team in 750 M.C. National 6-hour Relay Race at Silverstone

Morgan Team Second. Victory, too, for Bulmer, as official handicapper ONE of the best Club races of the season is the Relay Race, outstandingly well organised by the 750 M.C. This year, on August 16th, 21 teams contested the event, which was so miraculously well handicapped by Charles Bulmer that the issue was in doubt until the chequered flag appeared. After an hour, the Lanes & Cheshire C.C...

Page 15 of May 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, May 1955

On Publicising The Product

A vacancy occurs for the post of Publicity Manager with a progressive Motor-Manufacturing Company. Excellent prospects and remuneration for suitable applicant. Write, giving details of age, education and experience, and salary required, to Box No. MS 1001. Well, there you are . . . ! Some time ago we started with a clean sheet of paper to design a motor-car and, having been sacked by irate...

Page 21 of March 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, March 1975

Congratulations, Rolls-Royce

At a time when the Motor Industry joins Britain in being in the doldrums, it is splendid news that the Motor Car Division of Rolls-Royce Limited of Crewe has had its best sales-year for a long time, having made a record 2,900 Silver Shadows in 1974, of which more than 54% were exported, bringing £14.8-million to this impoverished land. Whereas in America the sale of domestic cars dropped by 24%...

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Matters of Moment

New Cars, Old Names The British are traditionalists. The protests which have greeted the new Rileys are evidence that we do not suffer mildly any tampering with tradition. The old saying about giving a dog a bad name has changed to a discussion in the World's Motor Press as to the wisdom of giving old names to new cars. Modern production methods make permutations of components a necessary economy...

Page 50 of January 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, January 1980

Books for the New Year

"BMW — A History" by Halwart Schrader. Translated by Ron Wakefield. 392 pp. 11" x 9 3/4". (Osprey Publishing Ltd., 12-14 Long Acre, London WC2E 9LP. £24.95.) This is a complete BMW history, from the origins of the famous Bavarian Company and its entry into the car market following aero-engine construction, with copies of the British Austin Seven, to the present-day models, right up to the BMW 635...


January 2020
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