Vintage Motor Cars

Vintage Motor Cars

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This book tells of those fascinating makes and models that were manufactured between 1919 and 1930, from the crude and inexpensive cyclecars and popular light cars like the Austin Seven and Bullnose Morris Cowley to the Rolls-Royce and Daimler luxury limousines and the exciting sports cars such as the Frazer Nash, 12/50 Alvis and Bentley and 30/98 Vauxhall. It is intended for all those fascinated with the vintage era, whether they were motorists in those days of inexpensive petrol and uncongested roads or younger enthusiasts who have become aware of the joys of driving these cars in more recent years. Bill Boddy attended his first vintage motor-race in 1927, at Brooklands, with his mother. He has been the editor of a motoring journal longer than anyone else in Britain, having run Motor Sport by 'remote control' during the Second World War and becoming full-time editor in 1945.This 1925 Tipo 519 Fiat is an example of vintage luxury motoring. ... Such items as manual chokes, hand throttles, and running boards between the mudguards ( useful for picnic baskets) are vintage conveniences and there is no reason whyanbsp;...

Title:Vintage Motor Cars
Author:Bill Boddy
Publisher:Osprey Publishing - 1985-01


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