1961 Warwick GT350

FIA Historic Technical Passport

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1961
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Grey
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Spring Classics
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1
Thursday 11 March 2010
Registration Number: JSL 406 Chassis Number: WGT00006
By 1960, Peerless Cars Ltd. was in considerable financial difficulty and facing imminent liquidation. Despite this dire setback the enthusiasm of the Directors was undaunted and, rather than sell off the large quantities of spares and equipment little or no return, it was decided that they should form a new company and restart production on a more modest scale. Spurred on by the fact that the car’s designer, Bernie Rodger, had further refinements that he wished to incorporate to the now fated Phase 2 Peerless, their enthusiastic reasoning for the new venture was simply based on capitalizing on the natural progression already instilled in the previous model . Premises were found in Mill Lane, Horton and Bernard Rodgers Developments Ltd. was duly established. Work began on the prototype - reverting to the name