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2017 National Report

Posted in National on the 22nd August 2017 at 10:45am.

                  Several members have been heard commenting on what a good weekend they had, but perhaps this was down to the very fine weather we had, dry and pleasantly warm, with a good amount of sun – quite a rarity this summer. We...

National Judging Results

Posted in National on the 10th August 2017 at 11:49am.

I would like to thank all those club members who kindly gave of their time and expertise to judge the cars at National Day. With two pre-war classes and three post-war classes, and a good spread of cars over these classes...

Centenery Logo Competition Results

Posted in Centenary on the 30th July 2017 at 3:07pm.

I am delighted to tell you that your board received several excellent submissions to the competitionto develop a celebratory centenary version of our AS logo. I am also delighted that these submissions were wider than just the UK. Your board had...

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...