Astral Car History
Barking, Essex, UK, 1923 to 1924
The Astral was a car built by Hertford Engineering Co Ltd, Barking, Essex, UK, from 1923 to 1924.
Only one model was made, the 12/40 and although it was short-lived, it had many advanced features. The engine, made in-house, was a 1720 cc 4-cylinder with single overhead camshaft and the car had brakes on all four wheels. It cost £365 for a two-seater and £375 for a four/five-seat tourer. The number made is not known.