Reports of Recent Events
NEW CLASS E RECORDS
Piero Taru (hiving his new twin nacelle Italcorsa, which has a 270 b.h.p.,
1,720 c.c., two-stage, four-cylinder Maserati engine in the power-nacelle, has raised the International Class E f.s. kilometre record to 18549 m.p.h. and the equivalent f.s. mile record to 180.55 m.p.h. These new figures improve; by 6 and 9 m.p.h., respectively, those held by...
I was delighted to see your article on the Bean in last month's issue, forgotten make or not! May I take this opportunity of correcting a point you raise about the "Imperial Six" Bean. This was, in fact, a completely separate model from the 19/50 car and designated Model-10 by the factory (the 18/50 was Model-7).
When Hugh Kerr Thomas took over as Bean's General Manager in 1926, he was never...