Posts in the Category: General News

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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November 2017 Issue

October 10th, 2017

In the November 2017 issue of The Automobile

Sold new to the USA in 1958, this Bristol-engined AC Ace was campaigned in SCCA competition by three enthusiastic owners. A racer returns: it’s now back in the …

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September 2017 Issue

August 10th, 2017

In the September 2017 issue of The Automobile

Built for the widow of Louis Zborowski, this Hispano-Suiza H6B was bodied by Bligh Brothers of Canterbury. In Grand Tourer, David Burgess-Wise tells the story of a magnificent …

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August 2017 Issue

July 13th, 2017

In the August 2017 issue of The Automobile

The current custodian of this 1937 Frazer Nash-BMW 319/55 has covered 250,000 miles behind the wheel. In The great all-rounder, Simon Charlesworth discovers what makes the car so …

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July 2017 Issue

June 15th, 2017

In the July 2017 issue of The Automobile

The 1935 Auburn 851 Speedster was the height of prewar American glamour. In Déco Delight, David Burgess-Wise charts the model’s history and encounters an example with an unlikely …

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June 2017 Issue

May 23rd, 2017

In the June 2017 issue of The Automobile

The Harold Radford-modified Bentley Mk VI shooting brake might look glamorous today, but it was designed as a cynical way of dodging Purchase Tax. In Town & Countryman, …

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May 2017 Issue

April 18th, 2017

In the May 2017 issue of The Automobile

In 1954, on the advice of Max Hoffman, Porsche introduced a low-cost, stripped-down version of the 356 for the US market. This budget model is now one of …

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April 2017 Issue

March 16th, 2017

In the April 2017 issue of The Automobile

Crossley seemed an unlikely partner for Bugatti, but in the 1920s the British firm built a run of Brescias. In From Molsheim to Manchester, John Warburton tells this little-known …

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March 2017 Issue

February 15th, 2017

In the March 2017 issue of The Automobile

Mick Walsh gets behind the wheel of an historic Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 and in, Potent Perfection, reveals what makes this famous model so special

Doug Nye shares some …

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February 2017 Issue

January 10th, 2017

In the February 2017 issue of The Automobile

Simon Charlesworth tells the story of The Filton Flyer, the two Bristol 406S coupés, one factory-bodied and the other by Zagato, that bracketed production of the last model …

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