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Glen Adams, Al Moss and Chris Kepler.
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Moss: We Are Honored to Carry the Name

Al Moss, the founder and spirit of Moss Motors passed away Tuesday night, September 25, 2012. Here in our building and in our catalogs, too, Al’s presence is still palpable and will be, we hope, as long as we are in business. We are better because of it. Moss Motors didn’t start out to be…

The men behind the machines: John Thornley and Syd Enever.
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The B-Team

I was devastated to learn of the closing of the Abingdon factory. The date was October 22, 1980, which, just my luck, happened to be my birthday. My friend Peter Franklin who was Public Relations Manager at the time, called to tell me the news. Management closed the doors two days early to avoid any…

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Interior Decorating with Moss Upholstery

For over fifty years the Moss Motors upholstery division has provided enthusiasts with a wide range of quality products to refurbish their British sports cars. These include a wide variety of interior panels, seat kits, carpets, tops, tonneaus and related items to enhance your sports car and make it more comfortable to drive. This is…

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Ken Smith, the Dali Lama of MG

In this installment of HERO, we profile a man who truly embodies the spirit of this feature. If you have attended a Moss Motors sponsored British car show in the last two decades you have met this man and his ever-supportive wife Barby. In any British car club there is always that one fellow who…

Through the Windscreen: Club News Winter 1994

What do you get if you mix the following? A hundred gallons of gas, 80 gallons of fresh water, 28 gallons of LPG, six big Michelin 8R X 19.5 XZA, Bachor Brubeckon the stereo tape deck, a gross vehicle weight of some eight tons, and a six foot Union Jack! All this traveling down the road…

From the Cockpit

My quarterly homily to you this time will, of necessity, be shorter than usual, (who said ‘Good’?!). The main reason is that we are out and about at your meetings and events with the Moss Road Show and the “Mossmobile”. What with driving out to Washington D.C, then down to Atlanta, over to Arkansas and…

Through the Windscreen – Fall 1994

Hope you are all enjoying this great summer of sports car motoring. We’ve been to some terrific events this past few weeks and we still have nearly half the season to got I was thinking the other day how lucky we are to be able to drive our cars whenever, and almost wherever, we wish,…

Through the Windscreen – Summer 1994

“Hi de Ho good neighbors”- as Wilson would say! And if you don’t know what I’m talking about you probably don’t watch one of the funniest shows on television – Home Improvement on ABC. In this series Tim Allen plays a do-it-yourself type of guy who has his own TV show on the subject. Hence…

Club Scene – Spring 1994

To paraphrase Monday Night Football, “Are we ready for some meetings”?! The golden Summer of 1994 stretches invitingly ahead of US with a myriad of spectacular events which ate just waiting for us to attend. If you doubt this, take a look at the page opposite, the Moss Motoring Events calendar, and if you can’t…

The Club Scene – Summer 1993

Lots to get through this issue, but first I’ll update you on the progress of some of your colleagues In adversity – the British sports car owners within the Moss crew! Our esteemed Editor is currently driving her MG TF, due to her TR6 undergoing an extensive facelift in the metal department, but rumor has…

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