Richard Bremner was right. Classics , Dove Publishing News , Jaguar. Wednesday, 19 February Land Rover Discovery. Monday, 10 February Pipe down. Smoking in cars is one thing, smoking on a motorcycle quite another. Ninety years ago Motor Sport, or the Brooklands Gazette as it was known, was advertising the OHV for overhead valve pipe featuring a device on top of the bowl to prevent the tobacco being fanned red-hot by the slipstream. I gave up smoking my pipe in my MGA not only because the wind raised sparks that caught in my hair, which I had then, but when it dawned on me that if I had an accident my pipe would probably be stuffed down my throat.
Thursday, 27 September Poor Adrian Hallmark. Wednesday, 26 September Mercedes-Benz and Brooklands.
Tuesday, 25 September Peugeot student safety award. Commendable initiative from Peugeot and the Department of Transport to support a Student Road Safety Award aimed at 11 to 18 year olds.
Unsurprisingly Paul Kerr, whose 17 year old son was killed in a traffic accident had to campaign for years to get www. More should be done to get pre year olds safety-aware.
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I have been long convinced that the best way to do this is to get them behind the wheel. Young driver details a similar notion 25 years ago. Thursday, 20 September Dr Rudolph Diesel. Did the Kaiser kill Dr Diesel?
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In September Rover sent one of its test drivers on a confidential mission. Noble later became head of Rover publicity and, as a career journalist in the s, was a founding father of the Guild of Motoring Writers. He had photographs of Dr Diesel, a letter of introduction, and instructions to bring him to Coventry as soon as he disembarked. Noble waited in the cold grey light of an autumn dawn, at the exit from the Harwich customs shed, in vain.
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Neither is impressed with the Rolls-Royce Silver Spur. Or ignored by toffee-chewing daughters.
One is already in the public domain, Eric Dymock on Cars is available from Amazon at an introductory price. What did I write about the Rolls-Royce in a business magazine? This has a small, well-equipped but discreet drinks cupboard; Rolls-Royce prefers the term cocktail cabinet, perhaps nostalgic of an era when all cars had leather seats, and nobody thought of a facia in anything other than figured veneer. Without being unkind, other aspects of the Rolls-Royce are just as old-fashioned.
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Silver Spur doors clunk shut like those of railway carriages and locknuts hold things together in impressive engineering orthodoxy.