January 2016 Issue
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 in 1953 before crossing the Channel for a new life in England.
David Burgess-Wise gropes his way through the fog to report on the 2015 Veteran London to Brighton Car Run.
A meeting between Frank Costin and Jem Marsh spawned the Marcos. Adding the skills of Dennis and Peter Adams led to the foundation of a sporting legend, as Karl Ludvigsen explains in The Wooden Wonder.
Reg Winstone tells the story of A Rational Rolls-Royce – an extraordinary square-cut, Voisin-style 20/25 bodied in Amsterdam in 1933.
Just after the war, Renault could have found itself selling a badge-engineered Wolseley. In When Billancourt Looked to Birmingham, Jon Pressnell tells the story of an Anglo-French venture that in the end never came off.
London dealer F W Berwick dreamed of building his own cars. A collaboration with Maurice Sizaire brought his idea to fruition, as Michael Worthington-Williams explains in Anglo-French: The Sizaire-Berwick.
In his latest Back on the Road article, Michael Ware reports on the restoration of a 1934 Morris Minor, one of only 24 saloon variants thought to survive in the UK.