Gallery French Woodies - 1920 to 1929 - Skiffs Click any picture for a larger view A unique 1921 Hispano-Suiza H6B Torpedo Skiff bodied by Duquesne. The body is made of copper-riveted mahogany and aluminium. It is seen here at the 2000 Megève-Simplon, the French 'Grand Tourisme' rally reserved for pre-war cars. Courtesy of and © 2000 by Megève-Simplon Mahogany clad 1923 Amilcar C4 skiff displays skiff styling originated by Henri Labourdette. Photo Source: Auto Breizh (French) 1920's Amil
Like all Voisins, the Mylord is the synthesis of eclectic design and unconventional solutions. One look under hood reveals one of the most complex engines from the pre-war era, a sleeve-valve V12. First patented by pioneer Charles Knight in 1908, sleeve valves replaced standard poppet valves with moving sleeves that surrounded the piston to uncover ...