Articles tagged Veteran Motor Car Club of America

Page 21 of September 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, September 1947

Club News

We Hear Group-Captain Tom Evans would appear to possess a most interesting motor-car, in the form of his Centric-supercharged, ex-Donaldson O.E. "30/98" Vauxhall, and, moreover, 'tis said that he has actually made the hydraulic front brakes work superbly! Those pessimists who consider that all the "discoverable" veterans have been found should note that a year ago a 1914 Bebe Peugeot in brand new...

Page 42 of April 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, April 1955

American magazines

Last month we expressed pleasure in perusing the American motor Press, which has improved vastly since the war. The fact that no mention was made of Road and Track and the Veteran Motor Car Club of America's Bulb Horn was due not to any lack of appreciation for these journals but because the current issues were not to hand as we wrote the paragraphs concerned. The March issue of Road and Track...

Page 20 of August 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, August 1947

Club News

We Hear F. P. Thornpson is getting good service from a 1925 Austin "Heavy Twelve-Four" and considers that the more stolid vintage cars should receive their meed of praise. He would exchange a rather rusty model T Ford for Austin spares and knows of bits and pieces for 1913 G.W.K., Overland, Chrysler, Buick and other cars. A 2-cylinder Renault in reasonable condition is apparently for disposal...

Page 18 of October 1944 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, October 1944

Club News

Club News WE HEAR As reported last month, the tditor has gone North—temporarily. Alan Skerman did this journey in a Morris with caravan on tow, and his" 16/80 "Lagonda saloon also went up. In Harrogate fires are sometimes put out by a magnificent Magirus fire-engine, which is of German origin and of 1925 vintage. It has a Morris water-tower, and its engine has Bosch dual ignition, and develops 70...

Page 22 of July 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, July 1947

Club News

We Hear P. H. Lloyd has a 1927 3-litre Bentley, Reg. No. YE 1140, chassis T.N. 1559, which was at one time owned by Wilcox, Segrave's chief mechanic. He would like to contact Wilcox about this car. Latest Amilcar addict is G. N. S. Taylor, who is restoring a 1927 8.9-h.p. car to good order, up at Cambridge. Ellis has located the original radiator shutters belonging to the famous Aston-Martin "...

Page 5 of June 1940 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, June 1940

Club news

750 CLUB The 750 Club deserves warm praise for going ahead with social gatherings. On Sunday, May 5th, there was a meet at Coulsdon and the club room at the Sunderland Hotel, in Sackville Street, was again the scene of a gathering of enthusiasts on May 25th. Nineteen members with nine cars attended the former, and a great deal of photography took place. There seems no curtailment of specials'...

Page 7 of October 1940 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, October 1940

Club news

DUBLIN UNIVERSITY M.C. The Sport isn't entirely dead in the British Isles—indeed, as we write this the boys of the R.A.F. are having quite a bit of sport overhead. And apart from that, the Dublin University Club held a hill-climb at Kitternan not long ago. W. A. McQuillan, driving a special Ford V8, former record holder, made fastest time in 44.04 secs. S. Martin's 2-litre Bugatti was runner-up...

Page 20 of September 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, September 1948

Obituary

Obituarr It was with real and heartfelt regret that we learned of the death of " Babe " Barnato, following an operation at a London nursing home, at the age of 53. To all enthusiasts Woolf Barnato, son of " Barney " Barnato, the diamond millionaire, is associated with the Bentley in the hey-day of "the wearing of the green." He made fastest time at Le Mans in 1928 in a 44-litre, partnered by...

Page 19 of August 1944 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, August 1944

Club News

Club News WE HEAR :Michael May still 1Yaxes very keen on the subject of " Silver Eagle " Alvis ears, but he has lately been using his mother's Hotchkiss saloon for business journeys, and getting some excellent servive at 1'7 m.p.g. N'Vhich reminds us that there is a rather forlorn ffotelikiss saloon, in rough order, derelict at a garage on the Barnet I yj as•;, NV )14'11 someone might well...

Page 30 of April 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, April 1955

Rumblings

A New Cunningham In line with the proposed reduction of engine displacement which may become effective in 1956 for International sports-car competitions, Briggs Cunningham announces his new 3-litre C-6R. This advanced design is a culmination of racing experience gained since 1951 and is expected to exceed previous models in acceleration, top speed, braking and road-holding. The chassis and...

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