Posts in the Category: General News

June 2016 Issue

May 11th, 2016

In the June 2016 issue of The Automobile

John Warburton steps back in time, in Sweet Sixteen, to the 1930s and considers the attributes that made the AC 16/80 such an attractive proposition. Photographs by Lyndon McNeil.

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May 2016 Issue

April 12th, 2016

In the May 2016 issue of The Automobile

David Burgess-Wise tells the story of a newly restored 1936 Rolls-Royce Phantom III by Gurney Nutting and its distinguished first owner, Lord Rosebery, in Spirit of Ecstasy.

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April 2016 Issue

March 16th, 2016

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 …

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March 2016 Issue

February 12th, 2016

In the March 2016 issue of The Automobile

Responsible for some of the most beautiful British cars of the immediate pre- and post-war era, Frank Feeley’s work transformed Lagonda and Aston Martin. In a pioneering article, …

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February 2016 Issue

January 18th, 2016

In the February 2016 issue of The Automobile

In Declaration of Independents, Kit Foster looks at the turbulent post-WW2 history of the independent manufacturers who were treading a different path in an American car market dominated …

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January 2016 Issue

December 16th, 2015

In the January 2016 issue of The Automobile

In French Racing Blue: The Seven Lives of a Gordini, Gérald Guétat gets to grips with a 1952 Gordini T15 which began its competition career at Le Mans …

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December 2015 Issue

November 12th, 2015

In the December 2015 issue of The Automobile

In The Missing Link, Delwyn Mallett gets behind the wheel of the prewar car which bridges the gap between the humble Volkswagen Beetle and a long line of …

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November 2015 Issue

October 14th, 2015

In the November 2015 issue of The Automobile

In this month’s cover story, Back on Track: Leyland-Thomas No 1, David Burgess-Wise tells the story of Parry Thomas’s first Leyland Eight racer, destroyed in a war-time air …

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Christmas Book Offer

October 14th, 2015

The Man Who Built the Best Car in the World is the story of Henry Royce and the creation of the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost.

The late Brian Sewell, renowned art critic and ardent car enthusiast, writes …

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October 2015 Issue

September 17th, 2015

In the October 2015 issue of The Automobile

Jonathan Wood unravels the history of the long-wheelbase Squire owned for a time by Val Zethrin, who later bought the struggling company, and reports on its recent painstaking …

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