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Back Issue – January 2018

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In the January 2018 issue of The Automobile… The ex-Donald Healey Triumph Dolomite, DMH1, has the distinction of being the only example of the line to have been completed by the factory. Jonathan Wood looks at the troubled life of this elusive British sports car, Triumph’s 8C masterpiece / In London to Brighton, David Burgess-Wise reports from the Brighton Run, taking a new route out of London for the first time since 1954, and chooses some of his favourite entries / The 1914 Model Thirty was the last four-cylinder Cadillac, and in a sense represented the end of an era. In The standard of the world, Douglas Blain reacquaints himself with a remarkable survivor / Two of the rarest 1950s BMC models, the Gerald Palmer-designed Wolseley 6/90 and Riley 2.6, are better than their reputation would suggest. Martin Buckley samples Palmer’s super sixes, a pair of silky-smooth, six-cylinder 100mph saloons / No 1 In the first of a new series, Michael Worthington-Williams chronicles some of the least known British manufacturers in Also-rans / Look away now… Graham Skillen shares some provocative snapshots / For this month’s Back on the Road, Michael Ware visits a 1928 Lea-Francis 12/40 saloon

 

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