Steadman (Ottercraft Limited)
Ottercraft Limited was a British manufacturer of replica kit cars and automobiles .
1987 Bill Steadman established the company as part of the main company Traditional Car Panels in Hayle in the county of Cornwall . He began with the production of automobiles, and later of kit cars . The brand name was Steadman . At times, the company employed 30 people. 1991, the production ended when the company was dissolved. In total, about 28 copies were created.
The only model TS 100 was the high-quality replica of the SS 100 from the 1930s. A steel ladder frame formed the base. The a body was made of aluminum. Later fenders were available from cheaper fiberglass . A six-cylinder engine from the Jaguar XJ 6 powered the vehicles. The choice was between versions with 2800 cc, 3800 cc and 4200 cc engine capacity . First, the original price was £21,995, which rose quickly to £49,500 for built cars.
From 1990, the vehicle was also available as a kit for prices from £14,000. In these models, the body was made entirely of fiberglass, and only at a large extra cost aluminum body was also avaliable.
Car manufacturer of Hayle,Cornwall.Great Britain from 1987 to 1991.