Articles tagged Morris Oxford

Page 10 of June 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, June 1949

Letters from Readers

Sir I have been very interested in the recent correspondence which has appeared in your columns with regard to the H.R.G. It seems to me that this is a very overrated car. After all, the M.G. was doing 15 years ago what the H.R.G. is doing now. The 1,100-c.c. L- and K-type M.G.s were genuine 80-m.p.h. vehicles but the current H.R.G. 1,100 c.c. seems to have a 75 m.p.h. maximum. Fifteen years...

Page 33 of November 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, November 1990

Veteran to Classic

Jointly organised by the Jaguar Car Club and the Jaguar Enthusiasts Club, the Jaguar Spares Day will be held at the National Agricultural Centre, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire on Sunday, October 28th. Gates open at 9.30am and admission costs £1.50 with children under 14 free. The Jaguar Enthusiasts Club is also involved in a "Meet the Motoring Press" at 8.00pm on Thursday, November 22nd. The venue is...

Page 22 of April 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, April 1962

TWO B.M.C. PRODUCTS THE WOLSELEY 6/110 and the M.G. MAGNETTE Mk. IV

TWO B.M.C. PRODUCTS THE WOLSELEY 61110 and the M.G. MAGNETTE Mk. IV AGREAT many Continental cars are tested by MOTOR SPORT because our readers are interested in individual cars but we have no desire to ignore British products and I was glad when two improved B.M.C. cars came along for appraisal. These were the Wolseley 6/no with manual gear-change and the M.G. Magnette Mk. IV. The big Wolseley,...

Page 32 of August 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, August 1955

Club News

Westmorland M.C. The Westmorland Motor Club's Summer Regularity Trial for cars and motor-cycles was run over 76 miles of main and secondary roads in north, east and south Westmorland on Sunday, July 3rd. There were 13 cars and 3 motor-cycles started and all competitors completed the course. Special test times were used to decide the winner of the car contingent. Results: 1st: C. Hall (Morgan) 7...

Page 27 of April 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, April 1954

Fixtures For April

R. — Restricted Event. C. — Closed Event. C.I. — Closed Invitation Event. N. — National Event. I. —International event. 3rd. — Midlands M.E.C. Rally, Midlands. C.I. Armagh & Dist. M.C. & C.C. Trial, Armagh. C. Wirral 100 M.C. Sprint, Rhydrnwyn. C.I. Eastern Counties M.C. Race meeting, Snetterton. C. Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. Race meeting, Castle Combe. C.I. S. Wales A.C. Hill-climb,...

Page 24 of March 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, March 1957

Cars I Have Owned

by W. Bancroft of Renfrewshire When a near neighbour acquired a self-propelled vehicle my interest was aroused and has remained with me ever since. To get my neighbour's vehicle ready for a run meant filling water tanks, filling paraffin tank, greasing steering and transmission and then lying down and lighting up the boiler. As this was rather a dirty job and I was a keen youngster it was my job...

Page 101 of November 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 101, November 1977

Letters from Readers

Type Approval Your gloomy views on the building of specials are, I believe, justified only if the builder is starting from scratch, that is constructing an entirely new chassis, suspension, steering lay-out and the like. When the regulations* to which you refer were in draft the Historic Vehicles Committee did not give their minds to specials as such. We were however worried about another aspect...

Page 47 of December 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 47, December 1961

Cars I have owned

By Brian Carson Looking backwards across the span of six and thirty years, I can see the ghosts of many of the old conveyances that I have owned since those halcyon days of motoring that are now affectionately called the "Vintage" era. Amongst the hosts of new designs that appeared during the early nineteen-twenties were a few that failed to capture the imagination of the public merely because...

Page 80 of June 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 80, June 2001

Chariots of a flyer

Richar Shuttleworth enjoyed a background gew can dream of. And he made the most of it, as Bill Boddy reveals p>Richard Ormonde (after Lord Ormonde, a godfather) Shuttleworth was born on July 16,1909, at the 7500-acre Old Warden estate at Biggleswade in rural Bedfordshire. His father, Colonel Frank Shuttleworth, had married his mother when he was 57 and she was 23. She was the daughter of the...

Page 70 of April 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 70, April 1987

Veteran to classic

The roads of the 1920s In continuing to look at the diaries of Owen John — as far as the Autumn of 1925 — I think I may have discovered why this prolific motoring writer chose to have a closed 14/65hp Rover when he eventually discarded his faithful open touring Crossley. After delivering a lecture to the Oxford University MC (which seemed to have alarmed him as an old Cambridge man), OJ went out...

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