Mistral (Emslie and Flockton) Automotive manufacturer
Christchurch and Dunedin;New Zealand From 1957 to 1962.
Mistral was a New Zealand sports car brand from the late 1950s to the ealy 1960s.
The company Mistral Cars from Christchurch began in 1957 with the production of automobiles and kit cars . From 1959 to In 1960 Weltex Plastics from the same site continues the production. Last Manufacturer was 1960-1962 Emslie and Flockton from Dunedin . Roger Wilson tried in 1989 to resume production.
The English manufacturer Micron Plastics had presented the model Mistral in the spring of 1955.The Roadster offered space for two seats. The New Zealand took the shape of the body. Then formed a separate chassis , designed by Graeme Dennison. Subsequently, an open body of fiberglass .
The drive from ford cars drom the time,a four-cylinder engine from Ford with 58 hp . This one was top speed of 160 km/h. Also engines of the Ford E 93 A ( Ford Prefect ), Ford 100 E ( Ford Anglia and Ford Popular ) and Ford 105 E (Ford Anglia).