October 2015 Issue

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In the October 2015 issue of The Automobile

Jonathan Wood unravels the history of the long-wheelbase Squire owned for a time by Val Zethrin, who later bought the struggling company, and reports on its recent painstaking restoration.

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Auto-biography: Matthew Bell meets the renowned former Jaguar development engineer and driver, Norman Dewis, and discusses his extraordinarily long and busy career.

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Britain’s racing underdog Anthony Pritchard charts the rise and fall of Hersham & Walton Motors’ ill-fated competition cars of the 1950s, documenting their short but active existence.

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Nick Jonckheere tells the story of FN, the Belgian manufacturer of armaments, cars and motorcycles, and visits a new foundation that seeks to preserve the firm’s history.

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Michael Worthington-Williams traces the history of the short-lived JAP-engined JMB three-wheeler, built in small numbers in Ringwood during the 1930s.

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In the latestpart of his Back on the Road series, Michael Ware reports on the restoration of a 1910 Thames Cynosure, acquired as a project at the auction of the Sharpe Collection in 2005 and now returned to pristine condition.

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