Articles tagged Kaiser War

Page 39 of March 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, March 1955

Scavenger.

The Editor has a scavenger complex and harbours in warm, dry places things like bits of Kaiser War aeroplane engines, mechanical oddments from extinct racing cars (he uses a valve from a 1914 G.P. Opel as a paperweight and the propeller from a 1918 Sopwith Salamander TF2 armoured single-seater Scout adorns his study), crankshafts from unusual engines, and so on. If any reader is about to throw...

Page 46 of March 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, March 1985

The 19-100 Austro-Daimler

The 19-100 hp Austro-Daimler was a comparatively rare sports car so far as this country was concerned; one writer has described it as "the most forgotten of the successful teams to compete at Ards (in the TT)". Yet it merits a firm place in sports car history, being a most effective vintage model with a fine pedigree, for was not the pre-Kaiser War overhead-camshaft, 5.7-litre Prince Henry Austro...

Page 40 of November 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, November 1977

Vintage postbag

The 1914 GP Opels Sir, I was interested to read your article on Mavrogordato's 1914 GP Opel. It would certainly appear that the only anachronisms are the ignition system, the Ni-gas, and the road wheels, as you point out, but I rather think that the steering wheel should have a celluloid-covered rim like ours, which seems to check-out with contemporary photographs. To my mind the car would be,...

Page 27 of October 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, October 1950

Reports of Recent Events

SHENSTONE & D.C.C. FIRST EVENING TRIAL (August 26th) SPORTS CARS: J. H. Leigh (Frazer-Nash). TRIALS CARS: L. Tracey (Dellow). ORDINARY CARS: J. Tregenza (Bradford). LAGONDA C.C. THAME RALLY (September 27th) CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE LAGONDAS: 1. F. Defty (4 1/2-litre L.G.45R.) 2. Major Armitage (2-litre), J. S. Speller (2-litre). LIGHT CARS: 1. R. H. Marks (A.C.). 2. R. Russel (Talbot). 3. Mrs. M....

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