September 2015 Issue

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In the September 2015 issue of The Automobile

Conserve or restore? Whilst inspecting an extraordinarily original 1929 Bentley 4½ Litre saloon that has come to light after decades in storage, we contemplate the best course of action for its new owner.

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Douglas Blain travels to Sydney to meet Bill Buckle and tries an immaculate example of his eponymous 2.5-litre Coupé

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Peter McFadyen reports from the successful revival of the historic Château Impney hill climb in the Midlands

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David Burgess-Wise looks back at the history of tricycle competition and visits an inspired re-enactment at Dunsfold aerodrome of those pioneering events

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Roger Banks investigates the competition history of a Wolseley Hornet Special, as detailed by its first owner, while Scott Barrett tells the story of its discovery and restoration

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Andrew Ralston introduces some of the many minor toymakers that flourished briefly in the post-WW2 years to meet the pent-up demand for new toys

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John Warburton describes the discovery, rescue and protracted rebuild of a transmission for his Vintage Star

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