In reference to the late David Scott-Moncrieff's letter (MOTOR SPORT, September 1987), is it possible that the RR Continental PII mentioned was owned by the late John Bond, founder and former publisher of Road & Track?
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The Editor's Annual Discourse on Topical Aspects of the Motoring Scene
Do many motorists, in these days of powerful 4-cylinder cars, ever regret their earlier mounts ? Personally, I still remember, with affection, a light, single-cylinder car, which served me well: a small Renault, fitted with a 9-h.p. de Dion engine. Reliability and small upkeep-cost were its features. With a little care, outer...
The Editor looks at the past and present position of the overhead camshaft engine
"Every one of these new engines, except the Viva, has a single overhead camshaft, or, in the case of the Mercedes and the flat-six 2-litre Porsche, a single overhead camshaft to each bank. This is a development of which John Bond [of Road & Track] would not approve because of the complexity of the camshaft-drive...