Posts in the Category: General News

January 2019 Issue

December 11th, 2018

In the January 2019 issue of The Automobile

The glassfibre 541 was Jensen’s first foray into the genuine high-speed touring market. In Moulded marvel, Scott Barrett explains how the West Bromwich firm arrived at such a …

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December 2018 Issue

November 14th, 2018

In the December 2018 issue of The Automobile

Mike Hawthorn began his competitive career in this ex-Le Mans 1934 Riley Ulster Imp. Mick Walsh learns about its history from the man who bought it from the …

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November 2018 Issue

October 10th, 2018

In the November 2018 issue of The Automobile

The unitary construction, aerodynamic V4 Aprilia was streets ahead of the competition and influenced Lancia’s small cars for decades to come, says Delwyn Mallett, in Viva Aprilia!, after driving …

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October 2018 Issue

September 11th, 2018

In the October 2018 issue of The Automobile

In 1911 this Rolls-Royce was driven from London to Edinburgh (and back again) in top gear. Later, it became the first Rolls-Royce to top 100mph. David Burgess-Wise unravels …

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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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