Articles tagged A. Smith

Page 44 of January 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, January 1964

In favour of the Renault R8

Sir, Mr. A. Smith (October 1963) appears to have grown so weary of Morris 1100 criticism, that he appears to have nodded off when quoting acceleration figures up to 70; I can only find figures which are around a second slower, despite looking through a whole heap of magazines. Perhaps he also has fairy feet, since his m.p.g. figures are better than quoted ones, out of all proportion. He might...

Page 52 of June 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, June 1957

Letters From Readers

N.B. – Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and Motor Sport does not necessarily associate itself with them. – Ed. Are Tubeless Tyres Foolproof? Sir, Having read the letter from H. A. Smith of Ipswich under the heading "Are Tubeless Tyres Foolproof" I feel that I must, in fairness to tubeless tyres, give my experience of them. The car -- a Hillman Husky -- registered November 1955...

Page 34 of May 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, May 1937

Letters from readers

.rateA,a HIGH ROAD SPEEDS Sir, With reference to a letter in your March issue headed "High Road Speeds," I think your correspondent, Mr. Jarvis, would be interested in my experiences testing experimental and racing motorcycles on the road for Messrs. VincentH.R.D. Co. of Stevenage, with which firm I no longer have any connection. On several stretches of the Great North Road between London and...

Page 49 of March 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, March 1931

Gliding Gossip and News

Gliding Gossip and News T month some reference was made to an interesting all-British intermediate glider, known as the "Scud." This machine represents a clear breakaway from orthodox practice in that instead of having a big wing-spread it has a span of only 25 feet. Its wing area is only 85 feet, its overall length 13 feet 4 ins., and it weighs but 103 lbs. So it will be realised that in every...

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