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1952 Zanussi 1100 Sport

One man’s technical knowledge made the 1952 Zanussi 1100 Sport far more significant than the world would remember.

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Jaguar retires from Le Mans 24 Hours race, June 14-15 1952

Due to Jaguar’s dominant victory of the 1951 Le Mans 24 Hours race with the C-type, success the following year seemed a certainty

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Stirling Moss wins 1952 Race of Champions, Silverstone

The Jaguar C-Type’s arrival in 1951 might have quickly made the XK 120 obsolete as a racing car but the British Racing Drivers’ Club still chose the now four-year-old model when it was organising a Race of Champions event at the 1952 Daily Express meeting on 10 May.

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1952 Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn by Ghia

This 1952 Silver Dawn wears advanced Italian coachwork that could have signalled a new style for Rolls-Royce’s standard bodies, but instead it remains a glorious one-off.

A Jaguar Mk VII finishes fourth at the 1952 Monte Carlo Rally

Cecil ward’s amazing third place in 1951’s long and arduous Monte Carlo Rally driving a Mk V proved that Jaguar’s big saloons had what it took to compete at the highest level

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1952 Ferrari 225 S Vignale Berlinetta

Early small-capacity V12 Ferraris feel very special indeed to drive, as we discover in a Vignale-bodied 225 S with a competition past

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