Articles tagged Wolseley Company

Page 48 of June 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, June 1984

Book reviews

"The Bassett-Lowke Story" by Roland Fuller. 352 pp. 12 in x 8 in (New Cavendish Books, 23 Craven Hill, London W2. £18.50). This book is far more about model locomotives, railways, ship-models and miniature constructional items, etc, than about the world of model cars. Nevertheless, I think it will be warmly welcomed by all who remember the famous Bassett-Lowke model shop at 257 High Holborn (...

Page 24 of January 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, January 1968

The Story of the Wolseley Viper

The Wolseley Viper racing car was evolved by Capt. Alastair Miller when he held the position of Competitions Manager to Wolseley Motors Ltd. Capt. A. G. L. J. Miller, son of Sir William Miller, Bt. of Glenlet, who later ascended to the baronetcy, was a very versatile racing motorist, as well as having had a remarkable personal career with which we are not here concerned. Amongst the racing cars...

Page 12 of May 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, May 1932

THE "HORNET SPECIAL" TESTED

THE "HORNET SPECIAL" TESTED New j1 lode! with E. W. "Daytona Special" Body Displays Many Attractive Characteristics. WHEN the Wolseley Hornet was first introduced to the motoring public it was as a family saloon. It was only when the remarkable smoothness and excellent acceleration of this engine became known that various enterprising coachbuilders began to realise that here was a car which was...

Page 32 of January 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, January 1975

Vintage Postbag

Vintage Postbag Rolls-Royce Armoured Cars Sir, Reference is made in MOTOR SPORT for November 1974 to Rolls-Royce Armoured Cars. Ilow nice to read about your young reader, and his whetted appetite for information about the RAF Armoured Cars, and also his interest in RAF heritage. May we, through your magazine, have the pleasure in informing him (and your readers) that two books are almost complete...

Page 37 of November 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, November 1972

Asides about valve gear

In his excellent just-published book about MG cars, reviewed elsewhere, Wilson McComb says, quite rightly, that when the M-type MG Midget was conceived, Cecil Kimber had a ready-made overhead camshaft engine for it, in the guise of that designed for a still-born Wolseley Eight in 1927 and used in detuned form for the new Morris Minor. This engine, says McComb, was derived from the post-WW1...

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