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Back Issue – October 2017


In the October 2017 issue of The Automobile… Douglas Blain describes his rôle in discovering an experimental Bentley coupé body long thought lost, while James Fack tells the story of its design and development in the 1930s in The Aero Bentley / For this months Auto-biography, Matthew Bell visits a converted Victorian gasworks in mid-Sussex to meet the larger-than-life author, windmill expert and passionate Vintage car owner Rodney de Little / In Sprint Speciale, Richard Sutton tells the story of the Alfa Romeo Giulietta SS and its brilliant stylist Franco Scaglione / Mick Walsh chooses his favourites from Pebble Beach, the famous concours d’elegance on the Monterey peninsula / Sébastien Faurès Fustel de Coulanges explores the pioneering work of Dutch engineer Alexander Holle, which may have inspired Vittorio Jano’s greatest Grand Prix car design in Alfa Romeo and the 4wd Holle  / An offshoot of Arrol-Johnston, the Galloway was designed with the woman motorist in mind. Michael Worthington-Williams recounts the history of Galloway Cars – the Scottish-built ‘aristocrat of small cars’ / In this months Back on the Road, Michael Ware reports on the meticulous restoration of a 1914 ‘coffin nose’ Stanley 10hp steam car.

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