December 2015 Issue
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 sporting Porsches.
Auto-biography: George Cohen – Matthew Bell visits the retired psychiatrist who now devotes his time to driving old cars and building and riding motorcycles, especially single-cylinder Nortons.
Douglas Blain takes to the road in a 1946 Talbot-Lago T26 Record, in its day probably the world’s fastest saloon and asks, is it The last great Vintage car?
In his article, Enzo and the V-12, Simon Moore looks into pioneering V-12 competition engines, focussing on the Packard 299 racer and its probable influence on a young Enzo Ferrari.
John Warburton relishes the opportunity of a run in a rare survivor of the little-documented British straight-eight luxury car, the Beverley-Barnes.
Paul d’Orléans tells the extraordinary story of the International Grand Prize and Vanderbilt Cup races held at the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in Race around the Rainbow Scintillator.
In the next installment of Back on the Road, Michael Ware reports on the restoration of a 1927 Bayliss-Thomas which spent decades in a completely dismantled state.