Articles tagged Janos Odor

Page 65 of June 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 65, June 1971

Janspeed put a cutting edge on the Toledo

Changes in the world of conversion specialists are usually more frequent than in the Motor Industry which supplies the raw material for the converters to work on. However, around a dozen such "go-faster" firms have now been part of the motoring scene for so long, or have been so successful, that they are now accepted as part of general motoring life. Companies such as V. W. Derrington (the...

Page 51 of October 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, October 1970

Performance news

Highlander conversion for Avengers Rootes success with the conventional Hillman Avenger has encouraged some of the tuning companies to take an interest, and there are now three firms producing complete conversions or parts for the Pentastar product. With any luck, and the patience of our printers, we will have squeezed in a road test of one this month (the Davenport Vernon machine) and we have...

Page 34 of December 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, December 1968

Around the Tuning Shops

A phenomenon of the motoring sixties has been the mushrooming of firms catering for the man who wants to make his car go that little bit faster. Even with the stagnating 70-m.p.h. limit and insurance company discrimination against modified machines there seems to be no halting this car conversion craze. A quick count of the number of firms involved in this business revealed that in Britain alone...

Page 44 of February 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, February 1972

Tuning topics: driving four fast Cortina Mk. 3s

Ford's best seller responds well to modification The title of Britain's biggest selling car, recently captured by Ford and their Cortina, has not always meant that the high performance specialists have grown rich in the wake of a manufacturer's success. The Cortina's predecessor at the top of the SMM & T Top Twenty sellers was the 1100, and very few tuners grew fat and jolly on the pickings...

Page 28 of August 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, August 1972

Tuning topics

An honourable turn of speed from 998cc In the May issue we struck our first official acquaintance with Datsun's smallest offering in the UK, the 1-litre Cherry 100A. Although this Japanese machine is often compared to the Mini because of its transverse engine and f.w.d.—plus sundry other design similarities within the engines themselves—such talk is really rather wide off the mark, for the small...

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