Articles tagged Avey

Page 49 of May 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, May 1962

fragments on forgotten makes

FRAGMENTS ON FORGOTTEN MAKES No. 19: THE TAMPLIN THE cyclecar boom began in 1912, when nearly 40 different makes were 'exhibited at the Motor Cycle Show at Olympia and it was claimed that the first issue of The Cyclecar sold too,000 copies. The cyclecar survived the war but the advent of the Austin Seven in 1922 killed off these simple vehicles. Amongst the better-known cyclecars the Tamplin is...

Page 48 of February 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, February 1960

Fragments on Forgotten Makes No. 11 : The A.V.

The A.V., which was in production at Teddington from 1919 to 1924, was a cyclecar pure and simple. Ward & Avey Ltd. bought the design from John Carden, who had evolved it before the war but who was obsessed with his £100 two-stroke cyclecar on returning to "civvy street." Production of this sporting-looking single-seater or monocar commenced in 1919 at a substantial factory in Somerset Road,...

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