Articles tagged Vauxhall Motors Ltd.

Page 34 of December 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, December 1970

By the Brighton bush telegraph

Members of the press travelled down in a 1932 33-seater ex-Paris Renault 'bus, provided for the occasion by Adams Bristow Ltd. It has a six-cylinder engine giving 67 b. h.p. at the expense of some eight or nine m.p.g.–fortunately National Benzole sponsor the Run–and does 25 m.p.h. * * * In the absence of Miss Hutton-Stott's 1904 Lanchester, Ronald Barker went...

Page 27 of February 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, February 1938

THE TREND OF DESIGN

THE TREND OF DESIGN Once again the time has come to survey, as concisely as possible, the progress that has been made in the design and production of high-performance cars during the past twelve months (TO BE PUBLISHED IN TWO PARTS) I. SPORTS-CARS FiRsT and foremost, the distinction between sports and utility cars continues to narrow and not a single newly-introduced sports-car, no matter how...

Page 44 of January 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, January 1962

THE VAUXHALL VICTOR SERIES FB ESTATE CAR

THE VAUXHALL VICTOR SERIES FB ESTATE CAR Engine : tour cylinders, 79.37 < 76.2 mm. (14508 c.c.;. Push-rod-operated overhead valves. 8.1-to1 compression-ratio. 56.3 (gross) b.h.p. at 4,600 r.p.m. Gear ratios : 1st, 13.57 to 1; 2nd, 8.79 to 1; 3rd, 5.59 to 1; top, 4.13 to T. Tyres : 5.90 x 13 Michelin tubeless 6-ply, on bolt-on steel disc wheels. Weight : x ton o Mt. I qtr. (without occupants...

Page 59 of May 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 59, May 1965

Book reviews

"Rallying With B.P." Edited by Peter Roberts. 128 pp. 9-3/4 in. x 7 in. (Stanley Paul & Co., 178-202, (Gt. Portland Street, London, W.1. 12s. 6d.) This is a beautifully produced book the purpose of which is to explain what modern rallies are all about and how the B.P. organisation goes about supplying petrol and oil to the competitors. It covers every sort of rally from a treasure hunt to the...

Page 11 of April 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, April 1957

Matters Of Moment

The Parliamentary Debate on the British Motor Industry Motor Sport has drawn attention on frequent occasions for the need for entirely new British cars of up-to-date design and appearance, backed by a foolproof spares service throughout the world, in order that our Motor Industry can combat the growing menace of foreign competition and the workers in Coventry, Birmingham, Luton, Oxford and...

Page 52 of December 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, December 1965

Continental Tour-by H.E.

The Summary of a Forgotten Diary One of the " perks ''of editing MOTOR SPORT is the thin but steady trickle of unusual and usually absorbingly interesting literary material that generous readers send for my perusal—out-of-print motoring books, catalogues, maps, books with unexpected motoring references in them (although for the majority of the sources that have made the " Cars in Books " feature...

Page 10 of August 1941 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, August 1941

RECALLING THE ROAD TESTS

RECALLING THE ROAD TESTS No. I : The 1924-5 Period of MOTOR SPORT Test Reports SINCE war broke out MOTOR SPORT has relied to a tremendous extent on the enthusiasm and generosity of voluntary contributors, and to these persons, whose motoring know ledge and writing ability has been placed so unstintingly at our disposal, our heartfelt thanks are due. Besides those whose help has been of such a...

Page 25 of March 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, March 1958

A Vauxhall Victor Estate Car

Vauxhall Motors Ltd. announce a new version of the Vauxhall Victor in the form of an Estate car, which was shown at the Copenhagen Show. This four-door estate model provides accommodation for four adults, two children and 22 cu. ft. luggage space, or over 45 cu. ft. when only two adults and a child are carried. Stronger rear springs, larger tyres and a 4.625-to-1 back axle characterises this...

Page 18 of March 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, March 1938

NATIONAL INFLUENCES ON AMERICAN CAR DESIGN

NATIONAL INFLUENCES ON AMERICAN CAR DESIGN ON February 1st, Maurice (They, late of Messrs. Rolls-Royce, Ltd., and now with Messrs. Vauxhall Motors, Ltd., read his paper" National Influences on American Passenger-Car Design" before the I.A.E. It was a refreshing paper, digestible in the main by nontechnical mortals, and an interesting sequel to Maurice Platt's paper on British design influences,...

Page 36 of December 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, December 1937

THE EFFECT OF NATIONAL CONDITIONS ON DESIGN

THE EFFECT OF NATIONAL CONDITIONS ON DESIGN M AURTCE PLATT, M.Eng., late technical editor of " The Motor " and now with the Engineering Dept. of Vauxhall Motors, Ltd., delivered his paper on the Effect of National Conditions on Automobile Design in Great Britain, before the I.A.E. at the Royal Society of Arts on December 7th. Although it deals with utility car development the paper is of...

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