April 2016 Issue
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ivan Margolius explains his theory of how Tatra car seating inspired an influential Modernist chair design in Cars, Furniture, Architecture.
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.
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.
In the latest of his Back on the Road series, Michael Ware reports on a rare Austin 10hp van.