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Minerva

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December 1902.
July 1903.
November 1903.
December 1904.
1904. Two-seater, Single-cylinder, 10 h.p. Reg No: OAW 223. Photo at the 2009 LBVCR.
1904. Two-seater, Single-cylinder, 10 h.p. Reg No: OAW 223. Photo at the 2009 LBVCR.
1904. Two-seater, Twin-cylinder, 5 h.p. Reg No: NLB 709. Photo at the 2009 LBVCR.
Two-seater, Single-cylinder, 5 h.p. Reg No: IF 131. Photo at the 2009 LBVCR.
Two-seater, Single-cylinder, 5 h.p. Reg No: IF 131. Photo at the 2009 LBVCR.
May 1904.
November 1904.
February 1905.
June 1905.
June 1905.
1906 Q4. 24hp.
1906. 24 h.p. engine.
December 1906.
December 1906. Advert for 24 and 40 h.p. models.
July 1908.
November 1909.
July 1910.
1913.
1922.
November 1922.
April 1928. 32/34 hp.
August 1928.

Belgian motor car producer in Antwerp but supplied engines to the early Motorcycle producers.

1900 Description of motor.[1]

1902 Represented in the UK by D. Citroen

1903 onwards see Minerva Motors

1906 Produced 24 h.p. (four-cylinder) and 40 h.p. (six-cylinder) models with shaft-drive. [2]

1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices see the 1917 Red Book

Bicycles

Minerva began making bicycles and went on to cars and then trucks.

Buses

1926 The first passenger chassis were developed to full size; they had 5.3 litre engines.

Smaller PSVs were added to the range seating 20 to 24 passengers; these had 3.6 litre engines.

1935 East Kent coach operators in Thanet, Kent took on nine Minervas.


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Autocar 1900/01/27
  2. The Automobile Vol. III. Edited by Paul N. Hasluck and published by Cassell in 1906.
  • Ian Allan - British Buses Since 1900 - Aldridge and Morris