Articles tagged Colver

Page 68 of March 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, March 1996

The Arnold Motor Carriage

This is an appropriate subject for this series, with the centenary of the British Motor Industry now being celebrated; moreover, according to the Guinness Book Of Records, the Arnold's forerunner, a Benz, enjoyed the dubious distinction of being the first car whose driver was convicted of speeding in this country. This involved Mr Walter Arnold, who was accused of driving a locomotive propelled...

Page 15 of May 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, May 1938

VETERAB CAR CLUB

0(44 liawd VETERAN CAR CLUB The Veteran. Car Club held its annual Rally and Hill-Climb at Tilburstow on April 9th. The entries were not so numerous as in previous years, but a very enjoyable day was had by all. After lunch the cars attempted the long climb of Tilburstow. Capt. Colver's 1896 Arnold required the assistance of both occupants, but Wood's Leon-Bolke ascended steadily, likewise Allday'...

Page 27 of May 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, May 1937

THE VETERAN C.C. RALLY AND HILL CLIMB AT TILBURSTOW

THE VETERAN C.C. RALLY AND HILL CLIMB AT TILBURSTOW The Veteran Car Club, under the able guidance of its hon. secretary, Capt. J. H. Wylie, goes about its business so unobtrusively that it is difficult indeed to believe that it has, in actual fact, 208 members who between them own about 140 genuine, pre-1905 cars. It seems to us that owners of veteran cars may be divided into three distinct...

Page 26 of December 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, December 1937

LONDON-BRIGHTON IN NINE HOURS

LONDON-BRIGHTON IN NINE HOURS THROUGH THE R.A.C. VETERAN CAR RUN ON CAPT. WYLIE'S 1896 HURTU THAT in every way excellent fixture, the annual Veteran Car Run to Brighton, found me this year the honoured passenger to Capt. J. H. Wylie, Secretary of the Veteran Car Club. The Sunday morning dawned foggy and frosty and conditions had not improved when a London taxi, that in several aspects seemed...

Page 17 of November 1945 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, November 1945

Club News

We Hear F/Lt. Peter Jones hopes to install a Diesel engine in a private-car chassis, and F/O. McConnell has been using something very different - a 250-c.c. Villiers-engined 2-seater Rytacraft, which gives him 80 m.p.g. and 45 m.p.h. Over in Sydney, John Crouch has got together a nice stable, comprising a Delahaye, an O.E. "30/98" Vauxhall, an M.G. coupé, a Frazer-Nash with Frontenac motor in...

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