Articles tagged John Collins

Page 91 of April 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 91, April 2005

WB Rumblings

  Should surprise be expressed that I reviewed favourably the Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust's book about Army tanks, may I say that the similarity between motor racing and designing a battle tank was quite close. Preparing, for instance, an R-R Merlin or Liberty aero engine for a new challenge, that of repulsing the German Panzers, required specialised technical assistance from several car companies...

Page 126 of August 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 126, August 2008

He's a record player

DJ Chris Evans’ £5.6m bid for a piece of Hollywood As the glitterati of the classic car world gathered for the RM Legende e Passione auction at Maranello in May, very few of them could have foreseen what was about to happen. A couple of the ex-Formula 1 cars failed to sell, which was a surprise considering the popularity of the F1 Clienti. And then, bang. An ordinary 250GT Lusso sold for £609,000...

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