Articles tagged Environmental Protection Agency

Page 63 of March 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 63, March 1979

Rover 3500 - American style

Jaguar Rover Triumph are currently working on the 50,000-mile durability and emissions runs that are necessary before the multiple award-winning Rover 3500 can be sold in America. It is good news that Leyland are taking the Rover name back to the USA, for the old model received a fine reception in its early days. If all goes well the Rover will go on sale in America in 1980. To get to the market...

Page 63 of March 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 63, March 1979

New Pilbeam

Former BRM designer Mike Pilbeam is making a return to the international racing scene with a brand new Formula Two "wing car", constructed in his Bourne workshop. Of late, Pilbeam has been closely involved with the British hill-climbing scene, and has constructed DFV-powered cars for leading runners Alister Douglas-Osborn and Peter Kaye (Motor Sport June '78). It therefore comes as no great...

Page 26 of April 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, April 2009

150mph electric bike set for TT run

Californian company Mission Motors is claiming to be the first manufacturer selling a “no-compromise electric superbike”. The Mission One machine is on sale at $68,995, with deliveries due early next year. According to its makers, the Mission One can top 150mph and has a range of 150 miles on an EPA driving cycle of 40mph. The machine’s liquid-cooled electric motor produces 100 ft lbs of torque...

Page 62 of March 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, March 1979

Kyalami - The South African Circuit

While these words are being read in the March issue of Motor Sport the South African GP will be in full swing on the fast Kyalami circuit north of Johannesburg. Over the years the Kyalami circuit hasn't been changed very much so it is a good basis of comparison and analysis. After the Grand Prix races in Argentina and Brazil there were a lot of variables and unknowns around the performances of...

Page 24 of March 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, March 1978

The VSCC visits Brooklands

Before the war the VSCC had race-meetings at Donington Park but not at Brooklands. It has since discovered this famous venue, rather late in the day, and on February 5th held its second Driving Test session within the hallowed grounds. The space available made it possible to run nine tests concurrently, so that a lot was packed into the winter afternoon. First to arrive at the "Mit and Spike" at...

Page 33 of August 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, August 1979

1979 British Grand Prix race report - Williams all the way

  It was all sunshine and peace at Silverstone over the period of the Grand Prix, the sun was shining, everyone was affable and there were all the ingredients for the best possible British motor racing garden party. Clay Regazzoni crosses the line to win the 1979 British Grand Prix. Photo: Motorsport Images There was everything on four wheels, from long, long ago to the very instant when...

Page 72 of July 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, July 1987

Low-lead fuels

Sir, John Foreman's letter (Motor Sport, May 1987) regarding 98 octane 4-star fuel for his Jaguar XJ12 might be worrying needlessly about the use of low-lead and non-lead fuels, if an extract from an article in the The Washington Post under the title "Getting rid of lead" is considered. I quote: "The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has undermined the case of retaining some leaded gasoline...

Page 29 of December 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, December 1984

High-tech Saab 9000 in the luxury class

ROAD IMPRESSIONS High-tech Saab 9000 in the luxury class MEASURED against the activity in the small and medium size car sectors in the past five years, the large-car class has been a fairly neglected area. Most of the running has come from Audi, the new 200 Turbo and Quattro models establishing a benchmark for high performance with comparable handling, but in the summer Saab took the wraps off...

Page 86 of August 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 86, August 1986

Riley Sports Cars 1926-1938

"Riley Sports Cars — 1926-1938' by Graham Robson 203pp 10" X 8" (Haynes Publishing Group. Sparktord. Yeovil, Somerset 8022 7JJ £14.95)  Here, as No 13 in their 'Classic Car Series' . Haynes have enabled Graham Robson to present a very fine Riley "browsing book" with fine pictures, and a colour section, all on fine art paper, the supporting text covering about every aspect one can think up — the...

Page 111 of July 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 111, July 1982

Book Reviews

"Jaguar E-Type" by Denis Jenkinson. 134 pp. 8 ¾” x 7 ½". "Mini Cooper and S" by Jemmy Walton. 135 pp. 8 ¾” x 7 ½". "Volkswagen Beetle" by William Buddy. 135 pp. 8 ¾” x 7 ½". (Osprey Publish, Ltd., 12-14 Long Acre, London, WC2E OLP. £6.95 each. These three books, in the popular Osprey "Auto History" series, are all by MOTOR SPORT writers. They follow that publishing house's format of large type,...

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