Yorkshire-based entrepreneur David Brown says he is actively considering opportunities to build other ultra-low volume luxury models, following the successful launch of the “modern classic” Speedback GT.
The new models would use the same design and build processes as the Speedback GT, using a top-class designer to create unique body and interior designs – high-priced and hand-built to show-car standards – supported by well-engineered and durable chassis and mechanical parts.
“We believe there are some good opportunities,” says Brown, “but we have plenty to do organising a production run of up to 100 Speedbacks.
"We’re not yet ready to say what kinds of cars we’ll produce after the GT, but they will definitely be consistent with the Speedback’s cost and quality, though.”
Brown says his design chief, Alan Mobberley, who came out of retirement to create the GT, has deliberately created a grille-style for the GT that has the potential to be used on other models.
David Brown Automotive operates from an office in Coventry, with eight permanent staff including Brown himself working with a disparate group of consultants and suppliers. “We manage other people’s processes,” he says, “and it all works very well.”
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