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The Adder Is On The Move

Posted in General News on the 31st March 2017 at 4:02pm.

The same Company that built our wonderful cars also manufactured various aero engines, some of which were very successful including the SAPPHIRE and VIPER pure jet engines as well as the MAMBA turboprop engine and a host of earlier propeller engines...

Don't Forget Drive It Day

Posted in Events on the 28th March 2017 at 11:22am.

Sapphire Anniversary for Sapphires

Posted in Events on the 7th February 2017 at 4:37pm.

It was at the Earls Court motor show in 1952 that the Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire 346 was launched, a model that turned out to be one of the great success stories for the company with 7680 cars produced in the 6-year...

New Heart For The Duchess

Posted in Events on the 29th November 2016 at 4:19pm.

                In the dying days of Autumn, the South Midlands Area's last run of the season was to a wonderful old Gloucestershire pub for lunch and to view and celebrate the new heart beating quietly and regularly inside the Duchess. The Duchess...

Classic Car Show Report

Posted in Events on the 15th November 2016 at 3:51pm.

                                  After a gap of 5 years, the Armstrong Siddeley Owners Club returned to the Classic Car Show at the NEC Birmingham, represented by the Central Area. There were six beautiful vehicles on show including 1955 & 56 Sapphire 346s, a 1953...

100 Years of Armstrong Siddeley

Posted in Centenary on the 27th October 2016 at 8:20am.

In 2019, we will be celebrating the centenary of the Armstrong Siddeley Motors brand. It was in 1919 that the Siddeley-Deasey Motor Company joined forces with The Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth Development Co to produce motor cars from a factory...

Bruntingthorpe Airfield for Central Area

Posted in Events on the 28th September 2016 at 3:58pm.

Saturday 5th August was Central area's first event of the month at the Asda Charity Day at Bruntingthorpe airfield in Leicestershire. We all met at Coventry and drove in convoy to Bruntingthorpe arriving at 8.45am. What a glorious day weather-wise, with the...

Armstrong Siddeley Dutch National Weekend 9th-11th September 2016

Posted in National on the 16th September 2016 at 11:00am.

The happy group at the De Hoge Veluwe National park where art and nature come together Hurricanes and Typhoons at the Airborne Museum Hartenstein, which celebrates the bravery of those airmen dropped in to enemy territory in 1944 Pauline thinks Keith Dewhurst’s 236...

Eton Wick or Bust

Posted in Events on the 23rd August 2016 at 12:05pm.

                            OK, it’s been a while, I’m sorry, but you know how it goes, work, family, obscure pre-war French motorcycle restoration. It all kind of gets in the way of wandering in your Whitley on a Sunday. But this time I made it...

Central Area Report For June and July

Posted in Events on the 5th August 2016 at 3:01pm.

The 4th and 5th June saw the now Annual Coventry Moto Fest take place in the city centre with activities taking place all around the Ring Road, including Time Sprints in cars, Heavy Goods Vehicles and Motorbikes, which was quite a...