Articles tagged Terry Beckett

Page 32 of March 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, March 1977

Mazda join the European hatchback war

The Assistant Editor reports from Japan on the first Japanese car designed specifically for the European Market The four main islands of Japan contain 110,000,000 people crammed into an area of 146,000 square miles of which 80% is mountains. Mixed into the dense population areas which consequently ensue on the plains, basins, tableland and coastline are 30,000,000 vehicles, for which there are 35...

Page 31 of February 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, February 1977

Ford's Fiesta

On sale at last The British public must have been wondering what on earth had become of Ford's interesting new front-wheel-drive small car, the Fiesta, which was announced last summer (Motor Sport, August), yet missed the London Motor Show and has not materialised in the showrooms, I hope potential customers have not lost interest in the meantime, for Fiesta goes on sale in Britain on February...

Page 33 of August 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, August 1976

The Ford Fiesta

The Ford Fiesta A new front-wheel-drive baby for Europe In the early days of Issigonis' pioneering Mini, Ford proclaimed their disinterest in this ultra-small car sector of the market. Instead they aimed at the cheaper end of the medium-sized saloon sector and made a killing with the Cortina. Now, in these days of more sophisticated mini-cars, Ford have eaten their words and joined in the sales...

Page 60 of May 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 60, May 1976

John Barber discusses his enthusiasm for cars-and the sporting world

Now that some of the dust has cleared from the impact that the Ryder Report made on Leyland, the Government, and former Leyland managing director, John Barber, I felt it ,night be interesting to talk to the man who has carried such a torch for competition to the highest levels in the motor industry. John Barber, who was born and schooled at Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, is known to the majority of the...

Page 20 of June 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, June 1963

Further variety

The Editor drives the Ford Consul Cortina de luxe estate-car and the Triumph Vitesse, while the Assistant Editor tries the latest Austin Healey 3000 The fact that I have been driving about in a Ford Consul Cortina has occasioned some amusement in the office, because up to now I cannot have been said to be a firm friend of Ford's latest small car. However, it seemed only fair to gain more...

Page 25 of May 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, May 1962

RUMBLINGS

RUMBLINGS The Volvo t2.2.S has a fine reputation for high quality and now that it is available with the new 1780 c.c. 90-b.h.p. BI2 engine and disc front brakes it has a very good A VERY GOOD performance as well. It is becoming an MOTOR CAR All-Right car here, for Tim Carson, Secre INDEED tary of the Vintage S.C.C., seems to have discarded a .series of Citroens, 30198 Vauxhalls and post-Bentley...

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