11 FEBRUARY 1938, Page 40


Better BociyWoric in 1938

Several of the trials I have lately made of the .newest cars have emphasised, to me, the advances that have been made in coachwork in the last two or three years. At the motor show most of the models gave us promise of that much needed increase In body-space, and although the two Most.. expensive cars :Lhave tried since then have both had ridiculously cramped coachwork of the " sports " or studied discomfort type, most of the others have lived up to that raskprozniseriotably the cheaper types.' There is more room for'legs and anns and corpulence and as a rule they give you a convenient place for week-end suitcases and even, on occasion, golf-bags.