Articles tagged C. M. Simpson

Page 32 of May 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, May 1966


The foregoing may stimulate interest and discussion. Whether or not it does so I am glad that Lord Montagu recognises, in his fascinating book of automotive lost causes, that "Of the firms who toyed with this impressively lengthy power unit in Britain, only Daimler emerged scatheless." I am glad, because for some time I have been pondering whether, amongst all the magic and legend surrounding the...

Page 12 of November 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, November 1946

British High-Performance Cars for 1947

Never before has the British Motor Industry been more deserving of publicity. By its contribution to the war effort it most certainly ensured our present Freedom, and the Peace which politicians are making so precarious and comfortless. Nevertheless, seldom has a nation looked more successfully to its export market so soon after the termination of war. And never before has the British Motor...

Page 35 of February 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, February 1979

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters 100 mph from 750 c.c. As I have pointed out in the review of the book "Morgan Sweeps The Board" by Dr. J. D. Alderson and D. M. Rushton (see page 164) a rather interesting situation arises when we come to think in terms of which was the first car - well, vehicles if you like - to officially exceed 100 m.p.h. with an engine of not more than 750 c.c. capacity....


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