October 2018 Issue

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In the October 2018 issue of The Automobile

In 1911 this Rolls-Royce was driven from London to Edinburgh (and back again) in top gear. Later, it became the first Rolls-Royce to top 100mph. David Burgess-Wise unravels its history in The 100mph Silver Ghost 

Matthew Bell meets ‘Nash man Alastair Pugh for this month’s Auto-biography 

In Two-Nine triumphs at Pebble Beach, Mick Walsh selects his highlights from the concours d’elegance on the Monterey peninsula

The 12hp Vogue was the most glamorous model in the Humber range of the 1930s, helped by an association with couturier Captain Molyneux. In Motoring fashions, Zack Stiling examines a rare survivor

Part sports car, part limousine, David Brown’s Touring-styled Lagonda Rapide was one of the most beguiling four-seaters of its era and The finest of fast cars, says Martin Buckley

Between 1907 and 1957, the Douglas company of Kingswood, Bristol, built thousands of motorcycles. Lesser known was the firm’s short-lived motor car, several hundred of which were sold from 1919 to 1922. Michael Worthington-Williams investigates in Douglas: the Bristol twin 

For this month’s Back on the Road, Michael Ware reports on the restoration of a Kieft Sports Car, one of only six 1100cc examples built between 1954 and 1956

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