Articles tagged Edward L. Mayer

Page 9 of November 1944 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, November 1944

Mercedes memoirs

Edward L Mayer has owned nothing but Mercedes-Benz cars. Here, at the request of the Editor, he recalls some of the more outstanding. I suppose there is a number of motorists who, during their motoring career, have always liked the same make of car. I have always, during my many years of driving, had Mercedes cars, and have had a great deal of pleasure in handling the large sporting and racing...

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

Club News

We Hear J. Landsman is overhauling a 1935 T.E. Alvis "Crested Eagle" and seeks a suitable body for it, while Kenneth Neve hopes to find a 20-h.p. Rolls-Royce 2-seater mit dickey and is after a well-preserved "14/40" Delage. Lt.-Comdr. M. H. James, R.N., is getting his 9-ft. wheelbase, 100-m.p.h. Bentley — a 3-litre chassis with 4 1/2-litre engine — into good trim. J. Lowrey is having his well-...

Page 64 of September 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 64, September 1975

Re-acquaintance with the 36/220

Re-acquaintance with the 36 / 220 Mercedes-Benz The Editor experiences again, after 48 years, the might, magnificence and mystique of this great vintage sports car In 1927, at the age of 14, I wrote, without any idea of the outcome, but with all the confidence and arrogance of youth, a letter to the motoring Press about supercharging. What happened was both astonishing and highly satisfactory. I...

Page 32 of March 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, March 1952

Club affairs

The annual general meeting of the Welsh Counties CC was held on February 4th at the Carpenter's Arms, Romney, near Cardiff. A very popular member, John Whitehead, was elected as club Chairman, and it was proposed that Major Jack Petersen (the ex-boxing champion) and Mr Aubrey Halewood should become the president and vice-president, respectively. A review of the club's sporting programme was given...

Page 54 of November 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, November 1951

Club News

Club News WE HEAR Quite a number of interesting cars were encountered recently, notably a large vintage Panhard Lavassor saloon on the Embankment, an " 8.3" Renault in Gloucester, a hoodless Austin Twelve tourer Of the "railway door handle" era, full of family, and a Bean Twelve tourer near Prescott, a long-tailed genuine Boyd Carpenter Austin Seven and a yellow-wheeled " 12/24" de Dion Bouton...


August 2019
100 years, three cars, one epic track test



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