January 2017 Issue

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In the January 2017 issue of The Automobile

Replacing the legendary Model T was never going to be easy but, with the Model A, Henry Ford came up with another world-beater. In Hooray Henry, Paul Darke charts the car’s difficult gestation and eventual success


David Burgess-Wise shares his personal highlights from the annual London to Brighton Veteran Car Run and the Regent Street Motor Show


In The Little Corsican, Tom Clarke tells the story of Corsica, the enigmatic coachbuilder which produced some of the most exotic British bodywork of the 1930s, clothing chassis from Bentley, Bugatti, Mercedes and others


A disused locomotive works with no road access seems an unlikely location for a car factory but, as Giles Chapman explains in The Brighton Bubble, that’s where thousands of Isettas were assembled in the 1950s and ’60s


Matthew Bell visits the Frazer Nash Archives, the largest collection of documentation relating to the marque in his article Archie and Aldy’s Archives


In Birds of a Feather, the little-known makes Victor, Metro-Tyler and Economic all operated from the same village in Kent during the cyclecar boom. Michael Worthington-Williams investigates their fates


The Abbott-bodied drophead coupé was the rarest of the postwar Two Litre Sunbeam-Talbots. In this month’s Back on the Road Michael Ware visits one of only five survivors, which has recently undergone a comprehensive restoration


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