The Automombile – Aug 2018 – Front Cover – small

Back Issue – August 2018


In the August 2018 issue of The Automobile… As well as becoming a winning ace and respected team manager, Reg Parnell built his own Grand Prix car, the little known Challenger. The late Sandy Skinner tells for the first time the in-depth story of the racer’s design and rather spasmodic development of Uncle Reg’s Challenger / For this month’s Auto-biography, Matthew Bell meets entrepreneur Jonathan Turner and learns about his many adventures behind the wheel / The royal family has had a long association with Daimler cars. This 1939 DB18 was first owned by King George VI, as current custodian Richard Pawson explains in Motoring royalty / Paul d’Orléans reports from Villa d’Este – Where the whos meet the whats for the wows – the world’s most picturesque concours / The Lloyd 650 had an advanced specification but sold in tiny numbers. John Warburton is charmed by the quirks of a survivor, Grimsby’s own / We report from a unique cyclecar event in France, the Festival of Slowth / In Berlin to Potsdam, Thomas Ulrich describes Germany’s first motor race, a city-to-city dash in 1898, and reports on a recent re-enactment / For this month’s Back on the Road, Michael Ware visits a rare Cluley 10/20 from 1924

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