Articles tagged Standard Register

Page 57 of September 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, September 1963

Post-vintage Standards

The Standard Register, formed five years ago to record surviving Edwardian and Vintage examples of the marque announces the formation of a "Post Vintage" section. Models produced between 1907 and 1930 are represented in strength by the original Register which will remain under the administration of its founder J. R. Davy, but enthusiastic owners of 1931-1940 Standards are invited to write to R. E...

Page 102 of July 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 102, July 1984

V-E-V Odds & Ends.

-- The Vintage Austin Register has its Avoncroft Rally on July 15th, and its Ashover, Chesterfield, Rally on August 12th. An American correspondent, writing to the Standard Register magazine, suggests that it is a fallacy that the engine of the rare 1937 Standard V8, one of which he is rebuilding, was based on two Standard Ten blocks on a common crankcase, and he produces evidence suggesting...

Page 55 of October 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 55, October 1960


VETERANEDWARDIANVINTAGE A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters STA NDA R DS AT HOME.— Following a precedent. set by the Sunbeam S.T.D. Register with their annual Wolverhampton week-end, it has become fashionable for old ears to return to their place of birth. Here J. Due's 1906/7 30-h.p. Standard leads cars of this make through Coventry's Civic Centre last month, on the .....—.. occasion of the...

Page 24 of April 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, April 1964


A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters This Month's V.S.C.C. Silverstone Meeting The first of those enjoyable and invariably well-supported Vintage S.C.C. race meetings on the Silverstone Club circuit takes place on April 18th, commencing with a One Hour High Speed Trial at 12.15 p.m. The remaining events will comprise the 1908 G.P. Italia Trophy Race, over 10 laps, open to vintage racing cars, the...

Page 27 of May 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, May 1983

Matters of moment

The modern Bentley  As the road-test report by A.H. in the colour-section of this issue of Motor Sport is on the Bentley Mulsanne Turbo, it is appropriate to reflect on the Bentleys made by Rolls-Royce Motor Car Division of Crewe. When it was time to return the test car we went to the Rolls-Royce factory and talked about them with Jack Read ("J.M.R." by R-R identification), the present Future...

Page 80 of November 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 80, November 1993

Standard & Standard - Triumph

Standard & Standard - Triumph, by Brian Long. Veloce Publishing, £19.99. The history of the Standard Motor Co was well provided for by JR Davy 26 years ago (for 15/-, or 75p) but there is room for this large format refresher. I liked this new coverage, with its good pictures (no colour, for a change), a chapter on the Triumph connection, others on specialist coachbuilders, Standard commercial...

Page 34 of February 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, February 1961

My year's motoring

The Editor looks back on the cars he drove in 1960 Last year was a particularly busy one, for I drove a pen for more than 200,000 words and forty road-test cars a matter of 18,300 miles; in addition to which I covered a further 17,000 miles in staff and personal vehicles. It was, however, a happy year, because I enjoy motoring and luckily these 35,000 miles, and a great deal of travel as a...

Page 42 of July 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, July 1967

Veteran Edwardian vintage

A section devoted to od-car matters V.S.C.C. driving tests, Fawley (May 21st) Following a Concours d'Elegance in the rally field of the Montagu Motor Museum, won by Wrapson's 1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith saloon with "fast-back" lines, the tests were held at Fawley by permission of Esso. The star entry was First's 1930 2-litre Amilcar straight-eight d.h. coupé from Prague. It had arrived via France and...

Page 88 of December 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 88, December 1983

A Vintage MG Treat

A Vintage MG Treat WE have become accustomed to the MGCC's "Triple-M Year Book" being a rare treat for all those who are interested in MG history and the 1983 edition, just available, is no exception. The anticipation starts on the front cover, with a big picture of the Evans' single-seater Q-type MG Midget being wheeled out for a race at Brooklands, "Wilkie" in attendance and Kenneth Evans...

Page 58 of November 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, November 1964

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters S.T.D. Register Sandhurst Rally (Sept. 27th) The traditional splendid autumn weather enhanced the beautiful setting in which this annual end-of-season fixture is held, by courtesy of the Commandant and Adjutant of the Royal Military Academy. The tests were distinctly pedestrian, in order to preserve the surface of NCW Building Square on which they took place,...



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