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Back Issue – December 2017


Raced by a French hero, gifted to a car-mad Belgian royal and now preserved in remarkably original condition, the Bugatti known as Grand-Mère is one of the greatest sports cars from Molsheim. Mick Walsh celebrates the peerless Type 59 Sport, Fit for a King / Matthew Bell meets Michael Worthington-Williams for this month’s Auto-biography / The Frazer Nash known as Owlet is more than just a pretty face; it’s a showcase of giant-killing genius. Richard Sutton investigates in It’s a hoot! / In his article, Baptism of Mire, David Burgess-Wise tells the story of a 1903 10hp Panhard which has been in the same family from new / The finest Austrian sports car traces its origins to a spectacularly successful hill-climber, the Austro Daimler with which Hans Stuck made his name. Karl Ludvigsen explains in Austro Daimler: ADM to Bergmeister / Spada’s Lancia Flavia Sport Zagato divides opinion like few other cars. In his piece, Culture Shock, Martin Buckley makes a case for the futuristic flat-four GT / Ben Bowden is known for his major contribution to the Healey 2.4. But, as Giles Chapman reveals in The life and times of Benjamin Bowden, this dogged designer was obsessed with an entirely different type of vehicle / We report on our annual Oily Rag Run event for unrestored cars

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