Gordon Bennett Cup cars
Mercedes Simplex race cars From 1902 to 1909 Germany Werner in the 40hp simplex from 1902 Wilhelm Maybach's Mercédés design in these early years was notable for its use of a pressed steel chassis frame instead of wooden, and selective gate gearchange of the type still common today, honey-comb rathe ...
Napier & Son History D. Napier & Son Limited was a British engine and pre-Great War (the "brass era") automobile manufacturer and one of the most important aircraft engine manufacturers in the early to mid-20th century. Their post-First World War Lion was the most powerful engine in the world for s ...
Star Motor Company 1898-1932 The Star Motor Company was a British car and commercial vehicle maker based in Wolverhampton and active from 1898 to 1932. At its peak Star was the UK's sixth largest car manufacturer and produced around 1000 cars a year. Star was founded by the Lisle family who like ma ...