Automobile – Nov 18 – Front Cover

Back Issue – November 2018


In the November 2018 issue of The Automobile… The unitary construction, aerodynamic V4 Aprilia was streets ahead of the competition and influenced Lancia’s small cars for decades to come, says Delwyn Mallett, in Viva Aprilia!, after driving an immaculate survivor / For Goodwood Revival at 20, Steve Welsh travelled to the Sussex circuit to report on the most famous historic race event in the world, which this year celebrated its 20th anniversary and 70 years since the track first opened / This 1921 Salmson AL2, with Emile Petit’s unusual four-pushrod engine, is thought to be the only example built with closed coachwork. Matthew Bell learns about the discovery and restoration of Petit’s little gem / Jörg Sierks picks his personal highlights from this year’s Concours of Elegance where Everyone’s a winner at Hampton Court / Ahead of the publication of his book on the marque, Graham Skillen makes the case for the Marendaz Special – The first Anglo-American sports car? – and recalls the restoration of his own 1931 example / The Panhard-engined Dolomites, built by artisan coachbuilders Pichon-Parat in Sens, should have been a serious rival to Deutsch-Bonnet, but only a handful was built. Gerald Guétat explains in Peak performance / For this month’s Back on the Road, Michael Ware visits a 1901 Albion A2 dogcart

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