Mosquito (Mosquito Cars)
Mosquito was a British kit car brand from the mid 70s to the 1980s.
Robert Moss developed from 1971 a vehicle. In 1974 he founded the company Mosquito Cars in Kidlington in the county of Oxfordshire . He started producing automobiles and kits . The brand name was Mosquito . In 1977, the production ended. Until then, nine copies were made.
Mead & Tomkins; Hereford, .Mead and Tomkins were friends of Robert Moss. They sold motorcycles in Hereford in Herefordshire . They continued production from 1984 to 1987 and produced five more. The death of Tomkins meant the end for the brand.
Hereford's Malvern Autocraft , led by Rick Jones and Ian Bowse, took over the project in the 1990s, but marketed it as Triad .
The only model was a tricycle with a single rear wheel. Engine, transmission and front suspension came from the Mini . On top of that, an open plastic body was mounted.10 of the 14 vehicles still exist. Also the Trimin of Argyle was similarly designed.
Automotive manufacturer of Great Britain from 1974 to 1987.