Vienna or bust!

A race from Paris to Vienna…dirt roads, mountain roads designed for horse-drawn traffic…huge cars with huge engines tuned to the edge of insanity…and plucky Englishmen manufacturing chassis members from hotel furniture. Do yourself a favour: brew up (coffee or beer will do if you really don’t have access to tea), turn to 1902 and open the feature ‘Paris-Vienna or Bust’. You’re in for a treat.

1902 P-V EDGE
There’s something medieval about this sketch of Edge’s 40hp Napier being dragged back onto the road—the mountain roads were potential mankillers.

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