Jim McEwan, Club Historian to the Clan Owners Club send me this on 15 January 1998


Clan Bibliography

1971

DateSourcePagesTitle
22-09-71
23-09-71
23-09-71
23-09-71
23-09-71
26-09-71
02-10-71
21-10-71
10-71
11-71
12-71
14-12-71
16-12-71
28-12-71
Newcastle Journal
Autocar
Autocar
Newcastle Journal
Evening Chronicle
Sunday Times
Motor
Motoring News
Cars and Car Conversions
Car
Custom Car
Clan Motor Company
Automobil Revue
Newcastle Journal
 
22-25
(9)
 
 
 
55
 
104-105
5
52
 
2 pages
7
Presenting Car X
Autotest on the Clan Crusader
(full page Clan company advert.)
The wraps are off I
100 MPH revolution
Crusader from the North
(Company advertisement )
Welcome to the Clan Crusader
The Clan Crusader
John Frayling (Clan designer)
Crusader
Press release - German text
Clan Crusader (Swiss weekly Newspaper)
Make the pieces fit and join the Clan

1972

DateSourcePagesTitle
01-72
02-72
04-72
13-04-72
05-72
05-72
09-06-72
12-06-72
01-07-72
01-07-72
04-07-72
03-08-72
09-08-22
10-08-72
26-08-72
?
?
09-72
09-72
14-09-72
05-10-72
06-10-72
16-10-72
19-10-72
19-10-72
19-10-72
72 Earls Court
02-11-72
? -11-72
11-72
12-72
12-72
12-72
14-12-72
Auto
Custom Car
Clan Motor Company
Autocar
Fun Car
Car
Evening Chronicle
Clan Motor Company
Motor
Motor
Newcastle Joumal
Motoring News
Clan Motor Company
Evening Chronicle
Motor
(? newspaper)
(? newspaper)
Hot Car
N. E. Electricity Board
Autosport
Motoring News
Newcastle Journal
Newcastle Journal
Autosport
Autosport
Autosport
Motoring News
Motoring News
Motoring news
Motor Sport
Motor Sport
Custom Car
Cars & Car Conversions
Autosport
8-10
5
4 pages
39
36-40
36,38,39
 
 
FC,37-41
(54)
 
4,6
 
 
4-9
 
17
FC,57
 
24-25
14
8
 
56-57
61
(19)
4 pages
 
 
1212
1340
28-29
7
4,19
Clan Crusader
A Long Crusade
Autocar Autotest (Reprint)
Multi car group test
Test Match-Clan Crusader meets G15
Setright joins the Clan
Crash and the car's a winner
Press release - German text
Joining the Clan together (UPT559K)
(filll page dealers adverts.)
Tiny Clan Crusader gathers more converts
Quick cornering and good finish from Clan
Press release - German text (Monitor Internat'l)
Car firm bubbles over as it reaches ton-up
Clan Crusader
Crusading Newcomer
Successful as the Crusaders
Raising of the Clan
N.E.E.B feature with article on the Clan
Good Crusader Debut - Manx Trophy Rally
Seen and heard at home of Clan
Lindisfarne Rally Article (pic.of LUP 62J)
Crusader joins the Clan (Johnny Blades)
Crusaders rallying round the flag
Clan Wins Mull
(full page dealers adverts.)
Clan Makes Motor Show Debut
Clan Crusader wins again
Clan on Mull
Company and dealer adverts.
A.B. Gelder - Clan advert.
Clan Crusader
(pic.of FJR 297L and short comment)
(Triple C Clan & Modsports comment)

1973

DateSourcePagesTitle
01-73
01-73
01-73
01-73
18-01-73
08-02-73
02-73
02-73
03-73
03-73
03-73
24-03-73
29-03-73
05-04-73
05-04-73
12-04-73
12-04-73
12-04-73
05-73
17-05-73
17-05-73
06-09-73
19-07-73
09-08-73
09-08-73
23-08-73
23-08-73
28-06-73
09-73
10-73
04-10-73
04-10-73
04-10-73
73 Earls Coult
10-73
10-73
10-73
14-10-73
19-10-73
19-10-73
? -10-73
20-10-73
20-10-73
25-10-73
25-10-73
01-11-73
05-11-73
08-11-73
11-73
17-11-73
06-12-73
12-73
12-73
18-12-73
73 Yearbook
73 Yearbook
Cars and Car Conversions
Motorsport
Motorsport
Motorsport
Evening Chronicle
Autocar
Cars & Car Conversions
Wheels (N.Ireland Mag.)
Cars & Car Conversions
Cars & Car Conversions
Motorsport
Motor
Autosport
Autosport
Autosport
Autosport
Autosport
Autosport
Popular Motoring
Autosport
Autosport
Autosport
Autocar
Autosport
Autosport
Motoring News
Motoring News
Clan Motor Company
Motor Sport
Motor Sport
Motoring News
Autosport
Autosport
Crusader News
Top Gear
Cars & Car Conversions
Cars & Car Conversions
Evening Chronicle
Newcastle Journal
Sunderland Echo
Newcastle Joumal
Evening Chronicle
Evening Chronicle
Motoring News
Guardian
Autosport
Newcastle Joumal
Autosport
Cars & Car Conversions
Evening Chronicle
Autosport
Cars & Car Conversions
Cars & Car Conversions
Newcastle Journal
Cars & Car Conversions
Cars & Car Conversions
26,36,37,43
25
40,
(75)
 
34-37
7,11,36
17-18
FC,44-45
36
203,313
18
2,20,49
21
26
19
45,
(55,58)
42-43
41
49
21,31,34,35,36
FC,4
30-31
(28,33)
4,5


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1123
21
22,23,44,45
(46)
4 pages
18-19
80,81,83
(74)


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44

38
95-105

21
11,15,17, 65.6v
27

39,56
52-55
(pic of LUP 62J & various comments)
Clan Too
Road Impressions- On the Clan Crusader
(2 dealers adverts)
North firm doubles output
Clan-Britain's only "Geordie-car"
various small items
various small items
The Shape of Wins to Come
(rally article-short comment)
(2 pics. with 2 dealers adverts)
Mixed Bunch (car review)
various small items
Valentine Rally report
Clan: continued (letter W Gee)
Justice and honesty (letter D Martin)
Croft report
(2 dealers adverts.)
Hot Handling Crusader
Clan Psychology
Silverstone report
Burham rally report + various small articles
GRP article (featuring Clan etc.)
Tune In - Gathering of the Clans
(full page Goodyear ad. & full page of dealers
Crofing with Blades crusading Clan
Ingliston report
Press release - German text (Monitor Internat
Full page company advert
Full page company advert
6 Hour Relay Race (pic & comments)
(various small articles)
(full page dealer adverts.)
Clan at the Motor Show
Clan Crusader
Plastic Dream Machine
(full page dealers adverts.)
Silence descends on car factory
Motor firm lays offall staff
Shut down at Clan factory
Chrysler to provide Clan with vital parts
Cash was Sports Car problem
Clan car firm: We can work things out
Clan production stops
Clan cars denies shutdown
Liquidated Clan are now fined
Clan delays meeting
Clan Crusader (Rally car review)
12 ways of having it (Kit car review)
Moves to save firm im trouble
(full page dealer adverts.)
7 (various small articles)
Clan Style (article/letter by Brian Luil)
Clan Motor Co. goes into liquidation
Rally Review (Conley & Dawson)
The Coming Men

1974

DateSourcePagesTitle
11-01-74
early-74
31-01-74
31-01-74
31-01-74
31-01-74
02-74
22-02-74
23-02-74
25-02-74
07-03-74
07-03-74
14-03-74
23-03-74
18-04-74
18-04-74
20-04-74
09-05-74
09-05-74
16-05-74
27-06-74
11-07-74
?
14-08-74
15-08-74
22-08-74
Evening Chronicle
On Four Wheels (Issue 20)
Autosport
Autosport
Autosport
Autosport
Hot Car
Newcastle Journal
Evening Chronicle
Evening Chronicle
Autosport
Autosport
Autosport
Motor
Autosport
Autosport
Motor
Autosport
Autosport
Evening Chronicle
Autosport
Autosport
? newspaper
Evening Chronicle
Motoring News
Motoring News

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43
48
31,32,39,
(49)
47



48,49,50,
(51)
28

14,43,46,
(50)
47
55,59
(41,61)

47,57
49


2
2
Rescue bid for Clan looks good
The Gamble of a Small Car Builder
Irish Rally scene (Robert Maharry)
Hinde clean 14 (Mike Hinde)
(various small articles)
(2 srnall adverts.)
Catch the next stage (rally item pic.of LUP 62J)
Clan Motor Company is sold
North car makers may move to Cyprus
Clan Motors may stay
(various Rally articles)
(small advert.)
(short comment re-Chris Lovell/Clan)
Clan back
(14=Kenny Allen. 43,46=Gary Morse)
(2 small adverts.)
Foot down lightly (Mike Hinde)
Prod.car Trial reports (Mike Hinde)
(2 adverts.)
Clan car revival hopes rise
Croft & Wiscombe hillclimb reports
Croft results (very small item)
The end of the Clan
Cyprus holds up Clan plans
What happened to Clan (letter W Gee)
Clan revival planned (letter M Ginsbreg)

1975

DateSourcePagesTitle
early-75
08-01 -75
09-01 -75
? - 02-75
? - 04-75
13-06-75
11-10-75
late-75
N.E. newspaper
Evening Chronicle
Newcastle Journal
N.E. newspaper
Motoring News
Newcastle Joumal
Motor
Status Cars/Brian Luff







1 page
Cyprus is new home for Crusader
Why Clan quit for Cyprus
M.P. calls for Clan transfer probe
(small article-Title not known)
(pic.of Kenny Allen at Croft)
End of the road for Clan Crusader
Very Clan(destine). (1st ref. to Status Clan)
Specification & Prices for new shells

1976

DateSourcePagesTitle
01-76
06-76
15-07-76
21-10-76
04-11-76
Custom Car
Cars & Car Conversions
Autosport
Autosport
Autosport
42
44-47
55
58
55
Article on Kit cars
Revival of the Clan
Rally article (Maurice Ogier + RR004)
pic. & advert RC001 for sale
pic. & advert RC002 for sale

1977

DateSourcePagesTitle
06-01-77
02-04-77
08-77
18-08-77
08-09-77
Autosport
Motor
N.E. newspaper
Newcastle Journal
Autosport
50
48
(article featuring Roger Burn)
Specialist car review
(small item) New club for Crusaders
Gathering of the Clans (2 pic's & comment)
(article featuring Roger Burn) +2 other items

1978

DateSourcePagesTitle
14-02-78
03-78
03-78
01-04-78
? -78
12-78
Motor
Car Mechanics
Custom Car
Motor
N.E. newspaper
Used Sports Car Guide

43
22
47

7
Clan-destine (lst mention of setting up club)
Build a kit (small article in kit review)
Kitsophrenia (small article in kit review)
Specialist Scene (small article in kit review)
Robert Morrison with Turbo Clan at Croft
Clan Crusader (pic.of BSF 776L)

1979

DateSourcePagesTitle
07-79
16-08-79
? -79
09-79
-79
? -79
29-12-79
Cars & Car Conversions
Autosport
? Yorkshire newspaper
Cars & Car Conversions
? Cheshire newspaper
? Isle of Man newspaper
Autocar

59




33
(letter to Technical Oueries)
Rallycross item (pic. of SHD 660T)
2 articles featuring John Young & SHD 660T
(letter reply in Technical Queries)
Article & pic.on Richard Ceen & LTU 888T
Rally debut for Clan Crusader (Richard Ceen)
Decade review (small pic. & small article)

1980

DateSourcePagesTitle
06-80
07-80
? -80
07-08-80
autumn-80
13-10-80
23-10-80
-80
? -80
Old Motor
What Car
European Sports/GT cars
Autosport
Alternative Cars
Edinburgh Evening News
Newcastle Joumal
Argyllshire Standard
Hotel Belle Plage (Jersey)
24
67-68
47-48
60
3
1



Weird & Wonderffil (pic. & small article)
Rarity-Clan Crusader
Clan Crusader
pic. & short article featuring Ken Thomson
Letter to mag. & Picture of RPT 245K
pic. & article about crashed Clan (PMC 815L)
Paul's dream lives on
Article & pic.on Stan Share & RC001
Clan featured on Hotel brochure (J 11075)

1981

DateSourcePagesTitle
02-81
26-02-81
04-81
04-81
06-81
08-81
08-81
21-11-81
12-81
12-81
Thoroughbred & classic cars
Autosport
Alternative Cars
Alternative Cars
Old Motor
Altemative Cars
Alternative Cars
Dunoon Observer
Alternative Cars
Alternative Cars
41-44
31
42
(85)
13
5
44,82

94-96
4,86,88
Clan Crusader
article featuring various Clans + 2 pics.
Report on Donington rally (pic. of Clans)
(small pic. & advert for VVX291 L)
Tip for the Top (look at ffiture classics)
Practical Alternative-l (letter to Mag.)
full page pic. & Continuing the Crusade item
article on Stan Share and RC001
Back Magic (MYY 765L)
Mobile Windscreen Clan and 2 letters

1982

DateSourcePagesTitle
04-82
05-82
05-82
06-82
Kit Cars & Specials
Classic & Sports Car
Alternative Cars
Thoroughbred & classic cars
63
89
8
71
Boosting the Clan (short article on the club)
(pic. of 5 Clans & reference to '82 meeting.
Still Crusading (article with ref. Ian Hopper)
Clan Owners Club

1983

DateSourcePagesTitletype
02-83
02-83
02-83
03-83
03-83
early-83
early-83
early-83
04-83
04-83
04-83
06-83
06-83
06-83
06-83
08-83
08-83
-83
08-09-83
09-83
10-83
12-83
Alternative Cars
Alternative Cars
Automobile Sport
Clan Cars
Clan Cars
Clan Automotive
Cars & Car Conversions
Clan Cars
Alternative Cars
Alternative Cars
Alternative Cars
Sports Car Mechanics
Sports Car Mechanics
Alternative Cars
Thor'bred & classic cars
Alternative Cars
Alternative Cars
Catalogue of British Cars
Autosport
Hot Car
Thor'bred & classic cars
Kit Car
6
22,24,25
63
4 pages
2 items
4 pages
73-78
4 pages

9
34-35
3
25
50-52
2
50-52
78

61-62
27
71
34-35
Return of the Clan
Design Forum (article on GRP strengths) PH
b/w pic. of G Garner's Clan at Shelsley Walsh
early A4 sales literature
Brochure & 6 pages specification & prices
(spec. sheets of new versions of Clan)
Clan-destine
A4 spec. sheets (updated prices)
picture of part of Clan gathering (seen 05/82)
Counterfeit Clan?
Design Forum (follow on to 02/83) P.H.
(small item in Which Kit car supplement?)
Clan
Design Forum (follow on to above)P.H.
(small pic. & 2 lines)
Design Forum (follow on to above)M.D.
(letter re- Design Forum / Clan)
Clan (2 pic's & short comment)
Knockhill race report & pic.
Crusader Return
Class E Clan (Steve Fenner)
Drawing Board (styling sketches by S. Kirk)


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1984

DateSourcePagesTitletype
03-84
16-05-84
13-07-84
20-07-84
07-84
08-84
10-84
10-84
21-10-84
Classic and Sports Car
Motoring News
Newcastle Journal
Newcastle Journal
Sports Car Mechanics
Thorougbred & classic cars 5
Auto Performance
Cars & Car Conversions
Newcastle Journal
55-57



6
5

21,23
Impetuosity (Clan V Ginetta)
Ingliston Report (ref.B McKinven's Irish Clan)
Clan chief comes 'home'
Clan takes to the road again
Clan Clones (Clan & McCoy)
(pic. of Clan gathering)
(pic. of B McKinven's Irish Clan at Ingliston)
A gathering of the
Retum of the speedy Clansman!

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1985

DateSourcePagesTitleType
01-85
05-01-85
07-02-85
20-02-85
05-85
05-85
06-85
08-85
The Car (Issue 20)
Motor
Dunoon & Cowal News
Motoring News
Kit Car
Kit Car
Kitcars and Specials
Kit Car
360
18-20
4
21
20-22
34-36
36-41
34-36
Clan
Clan Reborn & Clan Warfare
Stan the Clan
(Kirkistown report pic. of TIJ 3405)
The great Debate (GRP article)PH
Design Forum (reprint of AC 02-83)PH
Clans across the water
Design Forum (as above 05-85)



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1986

DateSourcePagesTitleType
01-86
03-86
early-86
early-86
03-86
19-03-86
19-03-86
04-86
05-86
05-86
05-86
05-86
05-86
mid-86
06-86
06-86
06-86
06-86
06-86
06-86
28-06-86
07-86
07-86
12-86
12-86
31-12-86
?
Component Car
Tyndall Public Relations
Clan Cars
Kitcars and Specials
Road Sport
Autocar
Motoring News
Component & Specialist Cars
Component & Specialist Cars
Sporting Cars International
Sporting Cars International
Cars and Car Conversions
Fast Lane
Clan Cars/Kent Kit Cars
Kit Car
Kit Car
Performance Car
Performance Car
Performance Car
Performance Car
Motor
Component & Specialist Car
Kit Car
Wheelbase (Scot.mag)
Which Kit
Motoring News
CarSport (NI)
40-41
3 pages
3 pages
32-35,37
29
26-27
52
54-55
FC.16-18
5
32-33
36-37
10
5 items
8
62-64
40-41, 44,45
FC.48-52
57-60
63,65
6
6
FC,14-17
12-13,22
40,41,62
14
44-46
Steve Michell's Crusader (EKH 834L)
Clover Press Release
1 ltter + 2 pg invoice/spec. for Ltd. Ed.
The complete Clan story
(pic. of XCW I IM on Snowman Rally)
Joining the Clan
New Clan in clover
Clan Stuart (UGP 5M)
Macho Clan
(pic. and short comment)
An Irish Clan
The Boxer
Irish Boxer
Folder with brochure,spec. sheets etc.
Roll me over (small Clover item and pic.)
Clan a duck swim
Onto no man's land (item on P.McC.)
Four-Wheeled Clover
Small Wonder (GET 420N)
The Clan Man (article on PH and Clan)
Welcome to the Clan
Cypriot Crusader
Clandestiny
2 pic's and 1 small item
Clan (Jonathan Grundy)
Hillclimb (Mobile Windscreen Clan)
Profile - Peter McCandless

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1987

DateSourcePagesTitleType
02-87
05-03-87
?04-87
04-87
06-87
06-87
13-06-87
13-06-87
07-87
08-87
? - 09-87
?- ?-87
08-87
Droomauto/Oldtimer
Autosport
Fast Lane
Sports Car Monthly
CarSport (NI)
Kit Cars & Specials
Motor
Motor
Speed Scene (C.I.)
Specialist Cars
Observer
Jersey Evening Post
Mayfair vol. 23, no. 8
10
33
9
6
FC,21 -23
50-51,53
4 pages
2 pages
19
54-59


44-50
Clan Crusader (Dutch/Belgian Mag.)
Clan joins the mid-engmed set
Starting Production
Clan's Charge
We're in Clover
TaLksg Turn-Key
Boxing Clever
Pipe Dreaming - Alternative View
pic & short comment on J48 - Ken Thompson
Four-Pot Clover
Clover item
Hillolimb item (pic. J8262 - Sue Taylor)
Visual Impact, article on Crusader - Clan - Imp

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1988

DateSourcePagesTitleType
03-88
05-03-88
06-88
?
Specialist Sports Cars
Observer
Specialist Sports Cars
25 years of Motoring

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33
Clandestiny (letter to Mag.)
D.O.T. article/comment
Current Clans (letter to mag.)
pic. & short write up (book by Jim Turner)

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1989

DateSourcePagesTitleType
05-89
11-89
Classic Car (supplement)
Sports Cars Illustrated
6-7
62-67
pic & comment on Clan & Club
The rising and fall of the Clans

1990

DateSourcePagesTitleType
08-90
11-90
Cars & Car Conversions
Classic and Replicas
98,99,101
49-52
3 Men and a Clan (history of RCOO1)
The last Crusader

1991

DateSourcePagesTitleType
01-91
01-91
01-91
20-03-91
04-91
Classic and Replicas
Classic and Replicas
Popular Classics
Classic Car Weekly
Your Classic
10-13,15
16-19,21
60
14
86-87
leader of the Clan (Andy Dawson)
Red dwarf (JWD 615L)
Clan (pic. & short comment)
Clan Crusader (OPT 438J) for sale.
Southern Imp Pact (Clan V Imp V Ginetta)

1992

DateSourcePagesTitleType
06-05-92 Auto Classic Clan V Ginetta

1993

DateSourcePagesTitleType
08-04-93
07-93
10-93
06-10-93
Gloucestershire Echo
Cars & Car Conversions
Thoroughbred & classic cars
Autosport
18
90-91,93
43
article on Andy Isherwood and his Clan
Joining the Crusaders (XCS 904K)
20 years, British A-Z ( Clan and Clover)
Moffatt wins RA.C. PCT series in Clan

1995

DateSourcePagesTitleType
05-95
25-05-95
15-06-95
06-95
06-95
07-95
12-95
Cars & Car Conversions
Motoring News
Autosport
CarSport (N Ireland mag)
British Cars (American mag)
Cars & Car Conversions
CarSport (N Ireland mag)
54-56
9
94
10
i 5-6
106
33
Blown Away (Shawn Watts &Turbo Clan)
(short comment about RCOOlrebuild)
pic & short item on Denis Jones & RCOO1
The rise & fall of Clan sports cars.
Clan (article by Bill Siulu)
pic & brief item on Clan (FJR 297L)
Clover pic. and small club mention



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1997

DateSourcePagesTitleType
14-5-97
15-10-97
Classic Car Weekly
Classic Car Weekly
19
2-3
Clan (and castle) featured in NEC report
large picture of 3 Clans at Malvern show

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CIrish built Clans
CvrClan Clover
 all others articles are on the Clan Crusader


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