Posts By: simplymarvellous

September 2018 Issue

August 9th, 2018

In the September 2018 issue of The Automobile

It’s 25 years since Lord March (now the Duke of Richmond) roped off the drive to his ancestral home and created the Festival of Speed. In Goodwood greats, …

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August 2018 Issue

July 13th, 2018

In the August 2018 issue of The Automobile

As well as becoming a winning ace and respected team manager, Reg Parnell built his own Grand Prix car, the little known Challenger. The late Sandy Skinner tells …

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July 2018 Issue

June 13th, 2018

In the July 2018 issue of The Automobile

Launched at the 1948 Paris Salon, Citroën’s 2CV was a masterpiece of minimalism. In 70 years of the Tin Snail, Malcolm Bobbitt looks at the prewar origins of …

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June 2018 Issue

May 16th, 2018

In the June 2018 issue of The Automobile

The Bullnosed 14/28 Super Sports was the first in a long line of sporting MG models. In Initial impact, Simon Charlesworth tells the story of a rare survivor …

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May 2018 Issue

April 16th, 2018

In the May 2018 issue of The Automobile

The Tatra T97 is routinely presented as the basis for Porsche’s Volkswagen project, but it’s about time the model was judged on its own merits, says Ian Tisdale …

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April 2018 Issue

March 19th, 2018

In the April 2018 issue of The Automobile

Sober, subtle and sophisticated, Ferrari’s 250 GT Coupé has long been overlooked in favour of its extrovert brethren, but the tide has finally turned for this Pinin Farina …

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March 2018 Issue

February 14th, 2018

In the March  2018 issue of The Automobile

The name Kenneth Howes might not ring many bells with enthusiasts for postwar sports cars, but he designed one of the most stylish British efforts of its time. …

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February 2018 Issue

January 9th, 2018

In the February 2018 issue of The Automobile

The remarkable front-wheel drive Alvis has been misunderstood since its first appearance more than 90 years ago. Gerry Michelmore sets the record straight in Leading from the front.

Ahead …

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January 2018 Issue

December 12th, 2017

In the January 2018 issue of The Automobile

The ex-Donald Healey Triumph Dolomite, DMH1, has the distinction of being the only example of the line to have been completed by the factory. Jonathan Wood looks at …

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December 2017 Issue

November 16th, 2017

In the December 2017 issue of The Automobile

Raced by a French hero, gifted to a car-mad Belgian royal and now preserved in remarkably original condition, the Bugatti known as Grand-Mère is one of the greatest …

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