Articles tagged Italian army

Page 14 of June 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, June 1955

With Moss in the Mille Miglia

On May 1st motor-racing history was made, for Stirling Moss won the 1,000-mile Mile Miglia, the first time in twenty-two years that this has been achieved by a British driver, and I had the very great privilege of sitting beside him throughout this epic drive. But let us go back to the beginning, for this win was not a fluke on the spur of the moment, it was the result of weeks, even months, of...

Page 68 of December 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, December 1982

ROAD TEST

Triking Three-Wheeler"It seemed to me that I could build one with modern mechanicals that was faster, safer and more reliable than the original — and which still cost less." SUCH was the philosophy behind Tony Divey's Triking, for the onlooker immediately thinks of the three-wheeled Morgan sports car of the inter-war years, famed for its race-winning performances and now much sought-after as a...

Page 34 of November 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, November 1951

THE ALFA-ROMEO "JEEP"

THE ALFA-ROMEO " JEEP " We recently had the opportunity to inspect the latest production from the Alfa-Romeo factory, known as the Jeep Ardibia Alfa-Romeo 1900. This is a rather large version of the well-known .Jeep," which carries six people and is propelled by the four-cylinder twin-o.h.e. 1,900-c.c. engine as used in the current production saloons. It has by wishbones and torsion bars and all...

Page 10 of July 1945 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, July 1945

THE AXIS IN AFRICA

THE AXIS IN AFRICA Some interesting data about four Continental Military Vehicles THE subjects of this article are a Fiat, a Mercedes, a Stoewer and a Lancia. The first two are civilian chassis adapted for army use, the third is a genuine four-wheel drive military machine, and the fourth could well merit the description " sports " car, although ,designed as an open staff car for the Italian Army...

Page 74 of May 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 74, May 1997

With Moss in the Mille Miglia

Denis Jenkinson's account of navigating Stirling Moss to victory in the 1955 Mille Miglia is rightly regarded as a landmark in motoring journalism. This is that story, together with photographs from his personal archive never before published On May 1st, motor racing history was made, for Stirling Moss won the 1000-mile Mille Miglia, the first time this has been achieved by a British driver, and...

Page 80 of December 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 80, December 2004

Substance with style

Giuseppe Farina is rarely listed among the greats. He deserves more credit, says Mike Lawrence In 1950 Giuseppe 'Nino' Farina became Formula One's first world champion, yet he remains among the least known. In his day sportsmen were rarely interviewed, and besides, he was an intensely private person who hated even posing for photographs. In modern terms he was a sponsor's worst nightmare, yet...

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