Posts in the Category: General News

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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September 2015 Issue

August 24th, 2015

In the September 2015 issue of The Automobile

Conserve or restore? Whilst inspecting an extraordinarily original 1929 Bentley 4½ Litre saloon that has come to light after decades in storage, we contemplate the best course of …

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August 2015 Issue

July 15th, 2015

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 …

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July 2015 Issue

June 11th, 2015

In the July 2015 issue of The Automobile

Long-term Tatra owner Delwyn Mallett surveys the pioneering use of wind tunnels in automotive body design, focussing on the influential work of Hungarian aerodynamicist Paul Jaray

Celebrating 80 …

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June 2015 Issue

May 15th, 2015

In the June 2015 issue of The Automobile

The Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing was never intended for production. After winning Le Mans in 1952, it just took off. Karl Ludvigsen, himself a former owner, explains in Flight …

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May 2015 Issue

April 17th, 2015

In the May 2015 issue of The Automobile

Intended for production in America, the V-8 Lancia Dilambda was the victim of unscrupulous backers. In “An American Adventure” Jonathan Rishton takes a ride in a highly original …

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