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Crusader Clan Motor Company Crusader
 
Style Original design Sports Coupe
Made by Clan Motor Company
Produced 1971 - 1973
   
The Clan Crusader had a promising start in life selling around 350 cars in it's brief initial life. Government grants meant that a purpose built factory was used to produce these cars at a rate of 5 per week at its peak.

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A brief history of Fairthorpe cars

The 1957 Fairthorpe Electron Minor Fairthorpe cars were made in Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire, England between 1954 and 1976. Fairthorpe Ltd was founded by Air Vice Marshall Donald Bennett. The first cars were lightweight models powered by motor cycle engines and with glass fibre bodies called the Atom and Atomata. In 1956 a new larger car, the open 2 seat Electron appeared using a Coventry Climax engine. A reduced price version using a Triumph engine followed in 1957 and was the mainstay of production until 1973 with about 700 being built. There was also a closed version called the E

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