Articles tagged Morris Cowley

Page 34 of December 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, December 1970

By the Brighton bush telegraph

Members of the press travelled down in a 1932 33-seater ex-Paris Renault 'bus, provided for the occasion by Adams Bristow Ltd. It has a six-cylinder engine giving 67 b. h.p. at the expense of some eight or nine m.p.g.–fortunately National Benzole sponsor the Run–and does 25 m.p.h. * * * In the absence of Miss Hutton-Stott's 1904 Lanchester, Ronald Barker went...

Page 52 of February 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, February 1987

Cars in Books

There is one item of interest to this column in the well-written book by Janet Hitchman, Such A Strange Lady — A Biography of Dorothy L Sayers (New English Library, 1975). In 1921, after she had joined Benson's advertising agency, Miss Sayers bought a Ner-a-Car motorcycle, "which she rode with dignity, sitting bolt upright as if driving a chariot". She drove the machine from London to her parent...

Page 18 of December 1940 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, December 1940

Letters from Readers

I wonder if you could spare a little in the correspondence colwnn on of a lonely airman ? I am up here for some time and have touch with most people interested the sport. Could anyone with a for a chat on motoring sport round at the address given ? I shall be more than delighted to see Thanking you in anticipation and wishyou all the best. I am, Yours etc., DENNIS W. BATEMAN. AC2, Bateman, c/o 25...

Page 55 of October 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 55, October 1960


VETERANEDWARDIANVINTAGE A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters STA NDA R DS AT HOME.— Following a precedent. set by the Sunbeam S.T.D. Register with their annual Wolverhampton week-end, it has become fashionable for old ears to return to their place of birth. Here J. Due's 1906/7 30-h.p. Standard leads cars of this make through Coventry's Civic Centre last month, on the .....—.. occasion of the...

Page 74 of November 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 74, November 1995

Cars in books

Richard Hough's very complete and detailed account of the life of the Countess Mountbatten of Burma, Edwina, published by Weidenfield & Nicholson in 1983, it was a welcome surprise to find a photograph of the Countess in her bull-nose Morris Cowley, complete with coconut running-board mat, battery box, bulb-horn, and with its scuttle ventilator open, at the Cowes Regatta in 1926, Edwina...

Page 34 of February 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, February 1982

The MCC "Exeter" Trial

A look back Because snowstorms of record severity, combined with iced-up roads, prevailed over Southern England before the 1982 "Exeter" Trial, the Motor Cycling Club wisely cancelled the event. Sad, especially when you think about the great concourse of willing voluntary helpers and marshals, the hotels, cafes and petrol stations which were opening specially for the event and the disappointed...

Page 8 of December 1940 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, December 1940


ANCIENT AND MODERN [Leonard Potter, of the M.G.C.C. and Vintage S.C.C., contributes his reminiscences, which we timidly suggest might be regarded as a sidelight on that Vintage-Modern axis ! We are strictly neutral.—Edd A14"l'ER much road burning on a four-cylinder Ariel motor-cycle, the call of the motor car got the better of me and I took Over a 1934 M.G. J.2. It had a trials back axle ratio,...

Page 3 of March 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, March 1938


READERS' SPARE PARTS FOR SALE AND WANTED FOR SALE 16 h.p. A.C. (from t he Barson Special), spreial crankshaft and rods, Martkat pistons, KE 965 veiyes, special large capacity Sump (steel), large capacity high piesSure oiling system. High lift camshaft, Watford rating magneto, 3 Antal carburetters, outside exhaust natnifold, steel flywheel. Engine has done 105 m.p.h. on 3.6 to top with 19 x 5.25...

Page 67 of November 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 67, November 1996

Vintage Light Cars At Play

The Light Car & Edwardian Section of the VSCC was able to use the RMCS Depot at Shrivenham for its driving tests on September 28, which was another chance to be proud of the fine way in which our military establishments are maintained. The round-lotsof-pylons-and-then-stop-thing saw Tony Jones out again on the great Napier Sixty which Ronald Barker restored a long time ago, but from the car's...

Page 35 of March 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, March 1956


RUMBLINGS Before the war Leslie Bellamy was well known wherever specialbuilders gathered to discuss their art, because not only had he built several specials of his own conception, but I.F.S. FOR THE he supplied independent front suspension for FORD POPULAR Austin Seven and Ford cars. This L.M.B. suspension, which achieved independence very simply by cutting the axle-beam in two and pivoting the...



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