The only magazine in the world specialising in cars from the dawn of motoring to the 1950s, The Automobile, recently undertook the task of creating its Top Ten motoring books. The Lanchester Legacy volumes came out at Number Six. Considering the thousands of books available, this appreciation further raises the profile of Lanchester and encourages Read more about Lanchester Legacy in the Top Ten [… more info]
View the short film here, which was aired on national TV, showing just a few of the Lanchester cars which Chris Clark has owned over the years. The first-hand knowledge gained has allowed Chris to write so intimately and authoritatively about the Lanchester brothers and their cars.
Watch Lanchester Historian Chris Clark, author of The Lanchester Legacy Trilogy, as he examines this beautiful and unique Lanchester 38hp, specially commissioned in 1912 by the Maharajah of Rewa. The video was made in 2011, just before the car was auctioned by Bonhams at the historic Brooklands Motor Course in Surrey, England.
My thanks to all of you who have taken the time to send me your reviews. I’ve shared a selection of them below. If you’d like your own copy of the new Volume Two, it’s now available as a single-volume purchase for only £45, or you can obtain multi-buy bundles of two or more different Read more about Reviews for Lanchester Legacy Volume Two [… more info]
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Chris Clark had already written articles for the Times and Telegraph, as well as motoring journals, but was highly honoured to be asked to write separate biographies on Dr. Frederick Lanchester and George Lanchester for Oxford University’s award-winning Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. The whole work can be purchased, or viewed at public libraries, or seen Read more about Chris Clark writes for Oxford University [… more info]
This 1939 King George VI Lanchester Straight-8 Limousine was purchased in a derelict state by Chris Clark after its years of neglect in the USA. Its restoration work ended with Chris able to start and drive the King’s car around his own property. “The King’s Speech” was declared a great film, winning all the awards Read more about The King’s Limousine [… more info]