Articles tagged Cottenham

Page 56 of October 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, October 1972

Book reviews

"Air-Cooled Automotive Engines", by Julius Mackerle, M.E. 518 pp. 8¾ in x 5 4/5 in. (Charles Griffin & Co. Ltd., 42, Drury Lane, London, WC2. £8.00.) This is the second, fully revised edition of a truly comprehensive work which looks at every aspect of the air-cooling of automotive internal-combustion engines and thereby makes out a strong case for dispensing with coolant fluid and radiators...

Page 81 of December 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 81, December 1995

FWD Alvis Survival

Quite why the Alvis Car & Engineering Company of Coventry introduced their innovative frontwheel-drive car in 1928, when they had a highly successful range of very fine normal models, is something of a mystery. I recollect that when I drove one of these FWD Alvises it seemed noisy, from the transmission and supercharger gears, with a difficult gear change and that intimidating long flat...

Page 31 of October 1926 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, October 1926

SENSATIONAL HILL CLIMBING at SHELSLEY WALSH.

SENSATIONAL HILL CLIMBING at SHELSLEY WALSH. B. H. DAVENPORT ON HIS FRAZER NASH BEATS ALL RECORDS. JUDGING by the enormous public interest and the faultless organisation of the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb, which took place last month, one would imagine that there should be hopes of the S.M.M.T. adopting a less rigid attitude with regard to such events in the future, for the Midland Automobile Club...

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