August 2015 Issue
In the August 2015 issue of The Automobile…
Chalk and cheese? The Austin A90 Atlantic and Austin-Healey 100/4 shared mechanical components, see but do the similarities end there? Scott Barrett compares and contrasts these thoroughly British sporting cars in his article “Chalk and cheese?”
Auto-biography: Matthew Bell meets the documentary filmmaker and amateur racer, Ludovic Lindsay, who inherited his love of exotic cars from his swashbuckling father, the Hon Patrick Lindsay.
Douglas Blain drives a Rolls-Royce 20/25 shooting brake once owned by Herman Andreae, his late grandfather-in-law
This year’s Goodwood hill climb was, as ever, a visual (and aural) treat. Stefan Marjoram was at the Festival of Speed with his camera and sketchbook to record some of the weekend’s highlights.
Röhr: ‘the world’s safest automobile’ – Werner Schollenberger presents the first English-language account of this short-lived German manufacturer and its advanced but ultimately unsuccessful cars.
Paul d’Orléans, himself a judge in the event’s motorcycle class, reports from the Concorsi di Villa d’Este 2015 in “‘Eleganza’ with a German Accent”.
In Back on the Road, Michael Ware describes the restoration of a 1908 Straker-Squire that competed at Brooklands before the First World War.