Articles tagged Ettore Bugatti

Page 43 of January 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, January 1980

The Type 38A Bugatti

Sir, As a Bugatti enthusiast of the past I have naturally been delighted at the sudden revival of interest in the Bugatti family and their activities which has brought about the very fine display of the works of Carlo, Rembrandt and Ettore Bugatti at the Royal College of Arts. At this exhibition, which apart from the cars on view, showed pictures and photos of most of the different Bugatti Types...

Page 18 of February 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, February 1954

Lancia Racing - A New Power In The Land

Ever since the introduction of the Aurelia series the Lancia firm have showed a noticeable interest in competitions, supporting private owners and entering factory cars for rallies and open-road timed events. When the Gran Turismo Aurelia was evolved this interest increased enormously, special works versions were soon built and the touring category of the Mille Miglia, Tour of Sicily and such...

Page 43 of August 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, August 1978

A Six-cylinder Mathis

Sir, In his book "Veteran and Edwardian Motor Cars", David Scott-Moncrieff mentions a possible link between Ettore Bugatti and Emil Mathis. Enclosed is a photograph of my 1924 11.3 h.p. six-cylinder Mathis. A four-speed box and four-wheel brakes gave it quite a useful performance. You were good enough to publish a letter about my 1927 Bugatti in an issue of Motor Sport last year. Verwood, Dorset...

Page 17 of December 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, December 1990

Interview - Gordon Murray

Specification Engine: "Large" — Naturally aspirated Cylinders: "Lots" Power output: "Plenty" Suspension, brakes and steering: "Formula 1 standard" Availability: From 1994 Price: "More than anything in view today" Manufacturer: McLaren Cars Limited, South-east England If the specification for the forthcoming McLaren "supercar" looks decidedly vague, it's not because the directors are trying to...

Page 12 of May 1941 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, May 1941

Some Bugatti history

[Ettore Bugatti is one of the best loved and most picturesque characters in the game. Now that his fate is unknown, we can only reverence his past accomplishments. Last month a British private owner, who wished to remain anonymous, wrote in praise of his Bugattis. Here Cecil Clutton gives facts and figures relating to some pre-1914 creations of "Le Patron." —Ed.] THE photographic series of "...

Page 27 of July 1930 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, July 1930

THE BUGATTI GRAND BRIX.

HE UGATTI GRAND PRIX. Second Consecutive Win for Zanelli. NE has got so used lately to seeing the entry lists of all the big races filled almost entirely by Bugattis, that one is no longer surprised to think that it is possible to run an important race confined entirely to the cars from Molsheim. Rather one was somewhat disappointed at le Mans on 1st June to find that in spite of quite a good...

Page 58 of September 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, September 1999

Louis Chiron: idol of France

Louis Chiron's Grand Prix career lasted over thirty years and took him to the very top of his profession. Bill Boddy reports Louis Chiron, one of the greatest racing drivers, was born in Monaco of French parents. He served in the 1914-18 war as an Army driver and in the immediate aftermath was appointed chauffeur to Marechal Petain. He then earned a living as a gigolo, a dancing partner, at the...

Page 99 of May 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 99, May 1984

The Type 10 Bugatti

By E. K. H. Karslake The history of Bugatti has for long been so assiduously studied by erudite specialists that I have considered it a subject best avoided by amateurs like myself. If I am tempted now to make a foolish incursion into this perilous field, it is because there is one small detail of the story which I cannot remember having seen adequately discussed. In 1908 Ettore Bugatti, who some...

Page 76 of August 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 76, August 2005

A life less ordinary

Charles Amherst Villiers: from supercharging to James Bond, Churchill and a manned mission to Mars. Paul Kenny looks at an amazing maverick When you are next in London with half an hour to spare, take a cab to the National Portrait Gallery and go to Room 31. Halfway down the right-hand wall you will find a picture of Graham Hill painted in 1961 — trim moustache, pale blue Dunlop overalls and...

Page 80 of November 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 80, November 1975

Cars In Books

Cars In Books I HAVE been saying recently how one comes upon references to cars in the most unexpected places. This is borne out by something I found in "Odious Child" by Taya Zinkin (Chatto & Windus, 1971), which I should probably not have read had a MOTOR SPORT reader not drawn my attention to this autobiography. Not only does the authoress refer to her young brother possessing one of those...

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