June 2017 Issue

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In the June 2017 issue of The Automobile

The Harold Radford-modified Bentley Mk VI shooting brake might look glamorous today, but it was designed as a cynical way of dodging Purchase Tax. In Town & Countryman, Martin Buckley gets behind the wheel of Radford’s personal example

In this months Auto-biography, Matthew Bell travels to Devon to meet the seasoned historic racer, Richard Pilkington, and learn about his motoring CV

Between 1929 and 1935, Hotchkiss undertook a series of record attempts with an experimental streamlined racer. Paul Hardiman looks into the convoluted history of this car, which has recently been re-created in its final, Brooklands racing form in Arms Race

In SS Seduction, John Warburton discovers the appeal of the Jaguar SS100 when he meets a man who has restored one from a pile of bits

Stefan Marjoram visits the 75th Goodwood Members’ Meeting

In Arrivederci, Fuoriserie, Douglas Blain ponders the lost years of automobile body design in Italy, as documented in two new books, and renews his friendship with well known stylist Tom Tjaarda in Turin

For this month’s Back on the Road, Michael Ware visits a rare 1909 Briton 10hp which was laid up for more than 40 years

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