Articles tagged Henry Royce

Page 14 of January 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, January 1966

Fragments on forgotten makes

No. 33-The Bean. The Bean Car Club may not thank me for calling the Bean a "forgotten make" but I am sure they will know what I mean! It was a make intended to be built in mass-produced quantities but which never really made the grade. A. Harper, Sons & Bean Ltd. was a company, registered in 1907, which supplied the growing motor industry with stampings, castings and forgings from Dudley,...

Page 71 of April 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 71, April 1990

Book Reviews

Riley-RM Series By James Taylor. MRP, Unit 6, The PiIton Estate, 46 Pitlake, Croydon CR 3RY. 192 pp. £29.95. The vintage and pvt Rileys have received very complete coverage in book form and now James Taylor has given the same treatment to the RM-Series cars of this respected make. The amount of very detailed data on the Rileys which the Nuffield organisation built just prior to WW2 and which...

Page 46 of January 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, January 1971

"Automobile Design: Great Designers And Their Work."

"Automobile Design: Great Designers And Their Work." Edited by Ronald Barker and Anthony Harding. 374 pp. 10 in. x 6 1/4 in. (David & Charles, South Devon House, Newton Abbot, Devon. £4 4s.) At first this weighty tome seems to cover an odd selection of designers, because engineers of the calibre of Sir Henry Royce, Laurence Pomeroy, Georges Roesch, Louis Coatalen, Ernest Henry, Ettore Bugatti...

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 40 of April 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, April 1933

THE HOME OF CRAFTMANSHIP

THE HOME OF CRAFTMANSHIP THE BUILDING OF ROLLS-ROYCE CARS. BEHIND an institution as famous as that of the Derby works of RollsRoyce one always finds an interesting history. Even to deal briefly with the present-day routine of manufacture of the world-renowned cars requires a lengthy article, so nothing more than an outline of the foundation of the firm can be given here, leaving the sporting and...

Page 72 of June 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, June 1988

Rolls-Royce: The Next Step?

Paying attention only because the piece was by a well-known motoring writer of long standing, I read recently that, although Rolls-Royce sales are up (even in the ISA, where the financial crash might have been expected to have had dire effects on the buying of European luxury cars), further action might soon be required if the increase is to be maintained. Well, you never know what Rolls-Royce...

Page 128 of December 2007 archive issue thumbnail Page 128, December 2007

Bill Boddy

The American Rolls-Royces R-R’s early Stateside history is intriguing and its reputation disputed I have no compunction about discussing Rolls-Royces, those ‘Best Cars in the World’, in Motor Sport, because those who regard them as non-sports cars have overlooked the Derby Bentleys, which, for example, gave Eddie Hall very impressive results in the Ards TT races, etc. Those same people may have...

Page 27 of April 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, April 1975

The Rolls-Royce Camargue

All that glitters . . ? A fortune of £29,250 will buy an attractive detached house standing in its own grounds within the London commuter belt. It could even buy you a real Jaguar D-type plus an XJ12, plus one of the all black, last fifty V12 E-types to leave Jaguar's Allesley factory. Different tastes might select a fixed-head Rolls-Royce or Bentley Corniche plus a Jensen Interceptor Convertible...

Page 63 of October 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 63, October 1977

How the New Rover 3500 is Made

The Editor visits British Leyland's £31-million factory at Solihull I was glad to avail myself of the GMW's expedition to the new Rover factory at Solihull last month, because this is a very significant contribution to Britain's hoped-for future prosperity. I had tried to look over this fine new factory previously, when testing the then-brand-new V8 Rover 3500, but there was nothing doing. There...

Page 67 of March 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 67, March 1986

Book Reviews

Motor Racing Publications, Unit 6, The Pilton Estate, 46, Pitlake, Croydon, CRO 3RY, have acquired the rights to a three-part volume on F1 Ferraris by Editoriate Domus in Italy, each of which is available from MRP, for £8.95. The first book covers all the F1 Ferraris from 1984 to 1963, in 80 pages containing some 80 colour and b&w pictures W.B. The 750 MC Year Book for 1986 is now available...

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