Articles tagged Gilson

Page 35 of November 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, November 1937

RUMBLINGS

If Winter Comes . . . ALTHOUGH we should really be shaking the moth from our leather waistcoats and getting down to Monte Carlo Rally schedules, that great Grand Prix at Donington is difficult to forget and enthusiasts this autumn seem to weakly disregard the coming winter and to talk happily of the next racing season. Racing under the new Formula will be extremely interesting. New cars are...

Page 35 of November 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, November 1936

RUMBLINGS

If Winter Comes . . . ALTHOUGH we should really be shaking the moth from our leather waistcoats and getting down to Monte Carlo Rally schedules, that great Grand Prix at Donington is difficult to forget and enthusiasts this autumn seem to weakly disregard the coming winter and to talk happily of the next racing season. Racing under the new Formula will be extremely interesting. New cars are...

Page 29 of July 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, July 1937

A SPECIAL TRIALS FORD V8

A SPECIAL TRIALS FORD V8 A VERY HIGH-PERFORMANCE OAR BUILT FOR A CLIENT BY S. H. ALLARD No trials. car has caused quite such a sensation of recent years by reason of consistently successful " pot " lifting as S. H. Allard's Special 30 h.p. Ford V8. This car, has, we believe, never gained lower than a second class award, and Usually a " premier," in all the trials in which it has run, besides...

Page 14 of March 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, March 1952

Evolution of the Allard

Sydney Allard's first Allard, the famous CLK5, was built in 1939. It was evolved from a crashed Ford V8 saloon. The chassis was cut down, normal Ford suspension, rod-operated brakes and welded Ford wheels retained, while the body had a GP Bugatti tail, and the steering box was also Bugatti. The engine was a standard 30-hp V8. Incidentally, Warburton later acquired it and today it still exists....

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