Classically inspired new car brand

Classically inspired new car brand

A brand new car manufacturer is set to reveal its first ever concept car.

David Brown Automotive has been set up to produce classically-inspired sports cars using modern materials, top gadgets and state-of-the-art mechanics.

New car manufacturers are somewhat of a rarity given the huge start-up costs, but this company has been set up with the financial backing of owner David Brown, who revealed that the first model, codenamed 'Project Judi' will have "all the impact and style of a classic sports car, but with modern capabilities and conveniences."

He said: "This is what I want in a car, but it's not something anyone really offers. So, I've created it myself."

It is thought the car could use a platform from an existing production model as its base, but the body and interior will be a completely new design.

Mr Brown confirmed that whatever emerges from Project Judi will go on general sale, but only in very limited numbers.

In a press release, the fledgling manufacturer said: "It will combine a classically-inspired exterior design, with the latest in performance, dynamics, technology, comfort and refinement."

Anyone interested in buying one of the new cars should visit the David Brown Automotive website and register their interest.

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