new look from March 2015 issue

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The latest issue of The Automobile is bigger and better than ever before. We have freshened up the design and layout to give it a more up to date feel, and have increased the number of pages to allow a higher number of longer articles with bigger and better photographs.

Our cover star this month is the 1935 Voisin C28 Aérosport. Inside, Reg Winstone examines the technical validity of Gabriel Voisin’s swan song and its extraordinary streamlined form?.

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Motoring writer Kit Foster investigates the influence of the automobile on the works of the great 20th century American novelist, John Steinbeck, aided by extracts from Steinbeck’s writings.

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At the 1948 Motor Show, a young Brian Sewell was captivated by the opulent Hooper-bodied Daimler DE36. More than 65 years later he tells the story of the short-lived Green Goddess.

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The name may not be familiar, but the striking artwork of Bernd Reuters will be recognisable to many enthusiasts. Werner Schollenberger looks at his life and work.

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The Maple Leaf Legacy: In 1912, Britain regained the Harmsworth Trophy after several defeats against the USA. Sébastien Faurès Fustel de Coulanges tells the story of the series of boats that led to this victory.

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In his article, A Connoisseur’s Cars, John Warburton describes in detail the outstanding and varied selection of prewar motor cars owned by enthusiast Roger Tanner over a period of more than 60 years.

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Elsewhere in the magazine, our regular features have been refreshed too. Michael Worthington-Williams brings us the latest collection of barn finds, basket-cases, lost causes and projects in Finds & Discoveries and Matthew Bell waxes lyrical on the subject of unusual driving positions in Full Chat, plus all the latest news and auction results from the old-car world. All this and more in the March, 2015, issue, which is out now.

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