April 2016 Issue

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In the April 2016 issue of The Automobile

Jaguar’s sensational XK120 took the motoring world by storm at its launch in 1948. Douglas Blain gets his hands on a rare alloy-bodied example in Great Leap Forward with photographs by Stefan Marjoram.

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In this months Auto-biography Jonathan Rishton meets Delwyn Mallett, the former art director who spent his career in the advertising industry whilst amassing an enviable collection of exotic machinery.

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In A beginner’s guide to Rétromobile Stefan Marjoram doesn’t know which way to look on his first visit to the unmissable Parisian old-car show.

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Scott Barrett remembers how a Riley Nine was the first light car to complete the Athens to Monte Carlo route of the famous rally, whilst Gordon McAllan shares his diary of the Classique re-run, in Monte Carlo or Bust.

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Ivan Margolius explains his theory of how Tatra car seating inspired an influential Modernist chair design in Cars, Furniture, Architecture.

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In his article Bellanger: the international car, Michael Worthington-Williams tells the story of the bull-nosed cars built in Neuilly-sur-Seine from 1912-1925.

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In this months Sicilian snapshots, Simon Moore continues his trawl through a family album, this time sharing some pictures of the exotic road cars they owned.

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In the latest of his Back on the Road series, Michael Ware reports on a rare Austin 10hp van.

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  • Paul Brigden - Reply

    March 20, 2016 at 7:38 am

    Best time of the month, when The Automobile drops through my letterbox and everything else is put on hold for some me time.

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