May 2016 Issue

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In the May 2016 issue of The Automobile

David Burgess-Wise tells the story of a newly restored 1936 Rolls-Royce Phantom III by Gurney Nutting and its distinguished first owner, Lord Rosebery, in Spirit of Ecstasy.


Stefan Marjoram reports from Goodwood’s action-packed 74th Members’ Meeting (74MM), the start of the Historic racing season.


Illustrated with his own evocative photographs, Cally Callomon shares his lust for rust by describing the adventures he had as a young man when exploring the scrapyards of rural England, in his article Tin! Mine! 


In The Emperor of Motorcycles: Brough Superior BS4, Paul d’Orléans explains why the most luxurious motorcycle ever built has three wheels and an Austin Seven engine.


John Warburton recalls how a youthful encounter with an Alldays & Onions inspired him to find out more about a pioneer Lakeland motorist George D Abraham: photographer, cragsman and motoring writer.


In Part 4 of our Sicilian snapshots series, Simon Moore presents more images from a family album, this time depicting the Syracuse Grand Prix.


In the latest installment of Back on the Road, Michael Ware reports on the recent restoration of a 1938 BSA Scout which had been in storage for half a century.


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