Articles tagged Evernden

Page 40 of May 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, May 1983

Motoring as it was

A look back to the roads of the 1920s (Continued from last month)  We left "Owen John", whose past motoring fortunes we are pondering, at the 1921 Motor Show. After this he visited the Motorcycle Show, but seems to have been impressed only by the Ner-a-Car and the Peters, apart from being able to tell the vendors that the Hellesen dry-battery lamp he bought the previous year was still working. He...

Page 46 of September 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, September 1990

Rolls-Royce and the 8-litre Bentley

It is well known that in 1930 Rolls-Royce was alarmed at the performance and appeal of WO Bentley's fine 8-litre model, which was in direct competition with its Phantom II Rolls-Royce. This was overcome by buying the financially ailing Bentley Motors in a carefully disguised deal, and later on by refusing to let WO use his name on a Lagonda he had designed. The closure of the old Bentley Motors...

Page 12 of September 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, September 1958

Convincing victory for Speedwell Austin A35 team in 750 M.C. National 6-hour Relay Race at Silverstone

Morgan Team Second. Victory, too, for Bulmer, as official handicapper ONE of the best Club races of the season is the Relay Race, outstandingly well organised by the 750 M.C. This year, on August 16th, 21 teams contested the event, which was so miraculously well handicapped by Charles Bulmer that the issue was in doubt until the chequered flag appeared. After an hour, the Lanes & Cheshire C.C...

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