Articles tagged Riley Forecar

Page 17 of February 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, February 1946

Club News

We Hear Lt. Dick Staddon, R.N.V.R., is concentrating all his energies on his Type 37 Bugatti, so he and Lt. Massey Riddle intend to sell the 7th Series Lancia "Lambda" with genuine Italian coupé body that they recently restored. Incidentally, last year their mess boasted Riddle's "105" Talbot 2-seater, two fine 3-litre Bentleys, a 1929 open 2-litre Lagonda, two Talbot "75s," one open, one closed...

Page 101 of January 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 101, January 2004

Equatorial home for foolproof car

In a letter from Dr John Mills from Ecuador, I hear of two more surviving vintage cars. Mills discovered Motor Sport in the 1950s, which led him to join the VSCC and the Trojan OC, after he read a description of the Trojan as "a foolproof car for the non-mechanical". We gave him the address of the latter club and its Derrick Graham provided, for £10, a rather sad three-door example which Dr Mills...

Page 45 of August 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 45, August 1976

Veteran - Edwardian - Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters La Monotrace A reader called at our offices the other day with some literature left by his wife's grandfather, a Frenchman who worked for Talbot-Darracq from 1918 to 1934, one of his last tasks for them being to spend many hours preparing the fabric bodies of the Weymann saloon exhibits at that year's Paris Salon. One of the catalogues in the collection is for...

Page 82 of December 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 82, December 1979

The 1979 Brighton Run

Top, l to r. An 1894 Benz in Hyde Park, with an 1899 just behind it. The BL Heritage 1904 Thornycroft on Westminster Bridge, driven by Charles Maple, Director of BL Cars' Technical Audit. Assistance for the Thornycroft when a tyre pulled a valve near Purley. Extreme left, a typical "Brighton" scene with Clapham's 1901 De Dion Bouton following the 1904 Rolls-Royce. Left centre, with canopy top,...

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