The Old Motor

Tue Sep 17 2013 11:56:35 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The 2013 St. James’ Concours d’Elegance: Today we are covering the pre 1930 cars that were on display at the world-class event held at St. James’ Palace in central London. On The Old Motor we have an excellent photo essay by Pavel Novitski Automotive Photography, including this A 1907 Itala 120 h.p. Racing Car. See more @

Todd Lemire

Tue Sep 17 2013 16:03:50 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Chain drive?

Ray Deitrich

Wed Sep 18 2013 16:59:39 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Was there a jump point when vehicles converted from chain to shaft? 1907 seems early for shaft drive.

The Old Motor

Tue Sep 17 2013 16:09:34 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

It is Shaft-drive....

The Old Motor

Wed Sep 18 2013 17:03:22 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

There were a number of cars that used it even before 1907, by 1910 it was old-fashioned.

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