Articles tagged Austin Seven Chummy

Page 24 of January 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, January 1976

Cultivating Porsches down on the Autofarm

It is fairly safe to assume that anyone who can afford upwards of £7,800 for a new Porsche won't pale at the size of official Porsche spares and servicing bills. But, just like mundane cars, Porsches grow older, cheaper, thus passing to owners with shallower pockets, yet need increasing mechanical attention. To cater for exactly such conflicting circumstances, three years ago Josh Sadler and...

Page 6 of August 1943 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, August 1943

Cars I have owned

In this entertaining contribution to a much-appreciated series, Sir Anthony Stamer, A.T.A., tells how he graduated from Austin Seven to Alfa-Romeo. – Ed. An article of this type must take one of two definite forms – either it can be packed with technical data and full details of modifications, etc., carried out on one's cars (thus laying oneself open to correction and much sarcastic humour from...

Page 39 of November 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, November 1956

Earls Court impressions

The 1956 London Motor Show is notable for modified models rather than exciting new cars. British manufacturers have adopted automatic transmission more readily than Continental companies—besides the cars listed on page 683, Daimler, Ford and Morris can provide "automation" on their six-cylinder cars—picking American brains to do so (Rover provides the exception). However, automatic transmissions...

Page 37 of December 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, December 1981

Club news

The Citroen Car Club The Citroen Car Club continues to be a very well-run organisation, with a professional-looking monthly magazine, t he Citroenian, which is devoted to Citroens of all kinds, with a "Light-15 Corner", "Two & Three Horse Topics", news of the D-Series Register and niche Club's regional sections, etc. The Club holds many social and rally-type meetings. Its Patron is Lord...

Page 56 of September 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, September 1960

Bath Concours d'elegance and impressions of the MG Magnette Mk 3

A splendid variety of veteran, Edwardian, vintage and pvt cars assembled under showery conditions in the elegant Recreation Ground in Bath on July 30th for a Concours d'Elegance in aid of that thoroughly deserving cause, the Bath Round Table for the foundation of the first Cheshire Home for Incurables in Somerset. Polly Elwes and her husband Peter Dimmock were present to autograph programmes, and...

Page 3 of February 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, February 1939

READERS' SPARE PARTS FOR SALE AND WANTED

READERS' SPARE PARTS FOR SALE AND WANTED FOR SALE Andre Telecontrol shock-absorbers, (pair), complete with all fittings, latest type Aetou-Martin spares 1028-1930, engine, crankshaft, 2 cylinder heads, one camshaft and housing, one wet sump, 2 universal couplings, 2 gearboxes, 2 clutches, several timing gear chains, etc., 8 con rods, light alloy r gudgeon 1.625" big end, 2 back axle casings, 2...

Page 32 of August 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, August 1956

The Editor attends . .

Vintage Day at Oulton Park Last year the Vintage Sports Car CIub took another step forward  in its commendable career by holding a race meeting at Oulton Park road circuit, thereby forging a post-war link with those excellent race meetings it held pre-war at that other true road circuit at Donington Park. Alas, on that occasion I had to be elsewhere, but from time to time I cast my thoughts...

Page 21 of March 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, March 1956

V.S.C.C. DRIVING TESTS, HESTON AERODROME (February 5th)

V.S.C.C. DRIVING TESTS, HESTON AERODROME (February 5th) BEFORE World War II, when we were much younger than we are now and there were inure beaded-edge tyres in the world, a number of aerodromes existed in close proximity on the west side of London. There was Hai:worth, known as the London Air Park, with clubhouse in the centre and grass landing fields all round, there was Harmondsworth, Fairey's...

Page 34 of February 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, February 1961

My year's motoring

The Editor looks back on the cars he drove in 1960 Last year was a particularly busy one, for I drove a pen for more than 200,000 words and forty road-test cars a matter of 18,300 miles; in addition to which I covered a further 17,000 miles in staff and personal vehicles. It was, however, a happy year, because I enjoy motoring and luckily these 35,000 miles, and a great deal of travel as a...

Page 20 of May 1959 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, May 1959

Cars I have owned

J. B. Ashby looks back on cars he has owned and driven I spent the early years of my life in Hitchin, and in those days the market-place was a veritable paradise for small boys. Every conceivable make and type of car seemed to collect there  --  cars that are now mostly only memories, such as the BeIsize-Bradshaw, Erie-Campbell, Cluley, Palladium, Charron, Phoenix, Austro-Daimler and Morriss-...

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