Articles tagged William Lyon

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Veteran to classic: The 1903 Gordon Bennett Napier

First to wear the green" Last month we heard the good news that, after persevering since 1979, Lord Montagu of Beaulieu has been able to arrange for the return to this country of Britain's oldest surviving racing car, which had been in the United States for 37 years. The National Heritage Memorial Fund has contributed £150,000 to the total cost (approaching £300,000), and it is hoped that the...

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Books for Christmas

The Rolls-Royce 'Wraith' by Tom C . Clarke 24.5 pp. 10'x7'. (R-R.E.C Publishing, The Hunt House, Paulerspury, Towcester, Northants NN12 7NA. £23.50 plus £2.00 postage) John M. Fasal has undertaken the publication of this specialist Rolls-Royce history, about the last post-war car of this illustrious make, which means that the entire book is most beautifully produced, by Burgess & Son of...

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Road impressions of the new Daimler Dounbe Six, the Alfa Romeo 2000 and the Fiat 128 SL Coupe

It was evident, when Jaguar announced their new V12 5.3-litre engine and installed it in their well-established E-type sports-car, that it was destined to power the XJ6 saloon. This duly came about last July, although the British Jaguar workers did their best, aided by pickets, to sabotage it by preventing completed cars leaving the works and depots, so that the intention of having the new car in...

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From Indy to Le Mans

Every month MOTOR SPORT receives a series of enquiries from owners about the history of their particular car. Some are unexceptional vehicles, some are important; but on occasions something very special turns up. It happened this summer; the car is the only remaining example of three supercharged Stutzes which competed at Le Mans in 1929, and it is the very car road-tested in this magazine 57...

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The sounds of Goodwood

This month as part of our Goodwood package you can hear some of the greatest sounds in motor racing thanks to our free 50-minute audio CD. Here is our selection of featured cars. DSJ always maintained that there was no more wonderful sound than a racing engine at full chat. The CD presented with this month's MOTOR SPORT offers you a rare chance to enjoy the noise of some of the finest...

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