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Page 36 of June 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, June 1951

Rumblings

Do you want 200 m.p.g.? With the present savage tax on petrol and no alleviation of thc 25s. per h.p. imposition on the older ears, motorists must at times look with envy at the 200 -250 m.p.g. petrol consumption of their friends who ride motorised bicycles. At the risk of entering the preserves of our motor-cycle contributor "Carrozzino," we feel disposed to enlarge on the more economical "cycle...

Page 63 of August 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 63, August 2012

1963 & '65: Jim Clark

Back in Australia in early 1966, when I was 13 and the world seemed to go on forever, the talk among my buddies was of The Beatles and Vietnam. For me, though, the long summer holidays (December through to late February) brought another focus: midday on sun-filled Saturdays – and therefore hopefully allowing for the time difference to New Zealand – I’d spend hours ‘tuning’ my trannie to find news...

Page 58 of June 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, June 1969

Rover Refinement

It is fashionable these days to assess motor cars used by motoring writers at mileages of 12,000 and 24,000—don't ask me why. The Editorial Rover 2000TC has been reported on at various times; not that there was much to report, because it had proved one of the most dependable cars I have ever experienced. The magic 24,000 miles came up in my home town on a Saturday morning, with the car dirt-...

Page 48 of July 1924 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, July 1924

Important July Fixtures.

Saturday, 5th. B.A.R.C. Open MeetingSaturday, 5th. A.C.U. Open Speed Trials at Doncaster.Tues. 8th to 11th. M.C.C. Land's End-John O'Groats Trial.Thursday, 10th. Worcestershire Motor Club Open Speed Trials.Fri. 11th to 12th. M.G. and A.C. Open 24-hour Trial (Birmingham Holyhead Birmingham).Saturday, 12th. Leinster " Hundred " Road Race.Saturday, 12th. B.M.C.R.C. Brooklands Long-...

Page 14 of November 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, November 1951

Report of Recent Events

Reports of Recent Events SHELSLEY WALSH HiLL-CLIMB (Sept. 22nd) With a time of :3(1.02 sec., Ken Wharton lowered the car record for the hill and also bettered the absolute record held by a Vincent-If. R.D. motor-cycle. In practice Dennis Poore recorded 36.92 sec., the first time the 1,000 yards have ever been covered in under 37 sec. An unfortunate accident happened to A. J. Butterworth, when the...

Page 48 of December 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, December 1980

The Lancia Gamma 2500 Coupé

The Lancia Gamma 2500 Coupe A Likeable Car, in the Lancia Tradition AFTER driving Beta and Delta saloons carrying the famous Lancia badge I have remarked that, good or otherwise as they may be, they are not, in my opinion, true Lancias. Everything changes and one does not expect to be able to buy a "modern Aurelia GTfrom the present-day Fiat-controlled Turinese Company, alas. However, the Gamma...

Page 48 of July 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, July 1962

Rumblings

A challenge to VW? Although Ford has announced that the new Cardinal or Falcon Four will not be produced in America as originally planned, it seems likely that this newcomer will be made in Ford's Cologne plant next year. As the Taunus Fords are made there and are extremely good cars, this augers well for the Cardinal. Rumour suggests that the car is directed at VW domination of the U.S. and...

Page 48 of October 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, October 1962

On test with - the Ogle SX 1000

A superbly finished glass-fibre body on the Mini-Cooper chassis David Ogle Ltd. entered the Motor Industry in 1961, having already acquired a good background in industrial design work. David Ogle, who was tragically killed earlier this year in a car crash, designed a glass-fibre body for the Riley 1.5 chassis. Looking something like an Alfa Romeo Giulietta, the body finish set a new standard for...

Page 32 of April 1925 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, April 1925

Round the Clubs

Round the Clubs WATERLOO & DISTRICT MOTOR CLUB. Members Half-day Sporting Reliability Trial. ' THIS ' event, over a course of approximately 47 miles, took ;place on February 22nd, the start being made from the Nag's 'Head Hotel, Thornton, and out of the 27 entries 22 competitors were despatched at minute intervals, the first man being sent off at 2 o'clock, during which time the sun shone...

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