Articles tagged Brian Morgan

Page 112 of May 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 112, May 1984

V-E-V Odds & Ends

A reader living in Weybridge owns a special bodied 1½-litre Singer Le Mans with the registration number ALV 53, which was one of the two, the other being ALV 52, that were used by the Liverpool City Police with much enthusiasm, equipped with two-way radio, fire-extinguishers, etc, from 1935 up to and during the war. What our reader hopes to discover is what became of ALV 52. Another reader...

Page 53 of December 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 53, December 1965

Vintage Miscellany

A sad 1930 Singer Junior saloon and a mid-30s 6-cylinder open Singer await new Owners in Essex. A vintage flat-radiator Armstrong Siddeley Fourteen saloon has been languishing in a Hampshire barn for many years. A one lady-owner Singer Le Mans 4-seater exists in Huntingdon. Reports from Guernsey speak of vintage engines and spares, a circa 1930 Adler, a vintage Morris-Cowley and about eight more...

Page 43 of August 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, August 1958

A Stirring V.S.C.C Oulton Park Meeting

Pre-War Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix Cars demonstrated. W. F. Moss drives fearlessly to win Seaman Trophies Race in his 1936 E.R.A. PRE-WAR RACING CAR. POST-WAR TRANSPORTER.—The sight and sound of the W125 G. P. Mercedes-Benz at Oulton Park aroused nostalgic memories on the part of those old enough to remember the Auto-Union/Mercedes-Benz battles at Donington. Almost as impressive was the 300 SL 100-...

Page 32 of April 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, April 1968

Top Italian Cars in Britain

Motor Sport interviews some owners It occurred to us that there are many owners in Britain of those exclusive Italian cars, Lamborghinis, Maseratis and Ferraris. We were interested to know why these people bought their cars, now that traffic restrictions have mushroomed and the roads are so overcrowded. Had they got a good service? Were there any draw-backs? Three views are given below. We hope...

Page 93 of July 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 93, July 1986

Book reviews

The Bentley Drivers' Club has included in its Jubilee celebrations the publication of its "Golden Jubilee Book — 1936-1986", which is one of those excellent ideas which has definitely come off. By which we mean that it provides a wealth of interesting reading matter for Club members and sports-car enthusiasts who do not belong to the BDC. being one of those unusual books unfortunately all too...

Page 80 of November 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 80, November 1957

Book Reviews

"The Restoration of Vintage and Thoroughbred Cars," by Richard C. Wheatley and Brian Morgan. 192 pp. 9 in. by 6 in. (B. T. Batsford Ltd., 4, Fitzhardinge Street, London, W.1. 30s.) Here is a practical book of interest to these embarking on the task of restoring a vintage or pre-war thoroughbred car, yet produced in a quality in keeping with Batsford's other motoring books. The authors, who...

Page 47 of June 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 47, June 1976

The Maintenance and Driving of Vintage Cars

"The Maintenance and Driving of Vintage Cars" by Richard C. Wheatley and Brian Morgan. 168 pp. 8 3/8 in. 5 1/2 in. (B. T. Batsford Ltd., 4. Fitzhardinge Street, London. W1H0AH £4.95 "The Restoration of Vintage and Thoroughbred Cars" by the same authors became a classic and this book is a most welcome sequel. The subject matter is obvious from the book's title and the thorough approach to it is...

Page 11 of December 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, December 1964

Books for Christmas

[With the approach of winter and British motoring more savagely taxed than ever, solace will be sought in “fireside motoring” through the medium of books, of which a record flood of new titles has been released for the festive season. We are devoting more space than usual to reviews of some of the more outstanding of them in this issue, and another expanded book-reviews feature will be published...

Page 26 of May 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, May 1947

Letters from Readers

Sir, Your remarks in "Rumblings" in the April Motor Sport led me to believe that you might be interested in some details of a more modern Morgan than the 1927 Aero" there described. I own a 1937 Matchless-engined two-seater, purchased in July last year. I paid £160 for it, being in urgent need of a car at the time and unwilling to pay East Anglia's over-inflated prices. In passing, Rover Tens...

Page 67 of September 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 67, September 1977

Opel 1

M. N. Mavrogordato's significantly-original 1914 GP car There is perhaps nothing more exciting and satisfying in the old-car firmament than a racing car from the glorious, glamorous, and now far-distant world of pre-Kaiser-War road-racing. Quite a number of such cars has survived, fortunately. But time takes its toll, and most of those that are in working order today have had to be substantially...

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