Stimson Automotive manufacture
From Hampshire Great Britain from 1970 to 2007.
Designer Barry Stimson founded Design Developments in Chichester in 1970 and began producing automobiles and kits .The brand name was Stimson . This was followed from 1971 to 1972 Barrian Cars from Westbourne , 1972 to 1973 Barrian Cars from London , 1973 Lainston Investment Services from Sparsholt and 1973 Fauchan Plastics from Walburton . Noovoh Developments from Brighton followed in or 1975 and was active until 1981 . This was followed by 1981-1983 Nouveau Developments from Southsea and 1983 to 1985 Sarronset from Birkenhead .
There were temporal overlaps between 1976 and 1977 with J. Evans & Son of Portsmouth and 1977 with J. Evans & Son, later Evans Developments of Portsmouth , 1977 to 1986 and 1977 to 1982 with Mini Motors from Rochdale and from 1982 to 1985 with Automotive Services .The last manufacturer was from 2002 to 2007 Stimson Designs from Port Solent . However, this company did not come beyond individual pieces.
In total, about 316 copies were made.
Below is an overview of the models, time periods, approximate production numbers, manufacturers and brief descriptions.
|Stimson Mini Bug 1||1970-1971||20||Design Developments||Open two-seater in the style of a VW buggy , but on a mini basis.|
|Stimson Mini Bug 2||1971-1973||160||Barrian Cars||Revised version of the Mini Bug 1.|
|Stimson Safari Six||1972-1973||12||
1972-1973 Barrian Cars.1973 Lainston Investment Services.1973 Fauchan Plastics
|Four-seater vehicle in the style of the Mini Moke , on mini-basis, but with six wheels. Shikari Cars fromWales took over the project, but made only a prototype of the Shikari .|
|Stimson CS + 1||1973||4||
||Revised version of the Mini Bug 2.|
|Stimson CS + II
Stimson CS 2
Stimson CS + 2
1975-1977 Noovoh Developments.1977 Evans Developments.1977-1982 Mini Motors.1982-1986 Automotive Services
|Further development of CS + 1, initially called CS + II , from 1979 CS 2 , from 1982 CS + 2 . Was available from 1984 with electric motor .|
|Stimson Scorcher||1976-1981||30||Noovoh Developments||Open tricycle with a saddle for the driver and space for two passengers in a row.|
||Vehicle in the style of a golf cart with a central driver's seat and in the rear two seats next to each other, on a mini basis.|
|Stimson Sting||2002-2007||1||Stimson Designs||Tricycle, one wheel behind, long wheelbase , Suzuki Bandit engine .|
|Stimson electricity||2002-2007||1||Stimson Designs||Front motorcycle , rear two wheels, with four seats.|
|Stimson buggy||2004-2007||1||Stimson Designs||Modern beach car based on Ford Fiesta .|
Automotive manufacturer of Hampshire Great Britain from 1970 to 2007.