April 2017 Issue

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In the April 2017 issue of The Automobile

Crossley seemed an unlikely partner for Bugatti, but in the 1920s the British firm built a run of Brescias. In From Molsheim to Manchester, John Warburton tells this little-known story and takes a run in the surviving car

In this months Auto-biography, Matthew Bell visits Tony Brooks, ‘the racing dentist’, and learns about his career as a top-flight Grand Prix driver in the 1950s

We share some of our highlights from this year’s Rétromobile show

The flagship Flaminia Berlina was a sensation on its launch in 1957. It influenced a generation of saloons, but today is almost forgotten. Martin Buckley makes a case for the misunderstood executive car from Turin in Flaminia: Lancia’s landmark saloon at 60 

The cars designed by Pierre Desgouttes and built in Lyon were a match for anything the rest of the French motor industry had to offer, but are little known today. In La Belle Voiture: Cottin et Desgouttes, Michael Worthington-Williams tells the story of this high quality marque

In Travel with Style, Peter Stevens casts his critical eye over the entries in the fifth Indian Cartier concours at the Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad

Only 530 MG M-types carried Sportsman’s Coupé bodywork. Michael Ware visits a 1929 example restored in this rare style for this months Back on the Road 

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