Lister Cars

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The Iconic Lister Knobbly Historic Racing Car

The Lister was Britain’s most successful sports racing car of the 1950's. The ‘Cars from Cambridge’ designed, and built by Brian Lister, were simply the best of their kind and dominated the field by some of the most notable drivers including, Archie Scott Brown and Stirling Moss amongst many others.

As in the past, the new cars are handcrafted by the expert engineers at the George Lister Engineering Works in Cambridge, and thanks to the dedicated craftsmen, the unmistakably British Lister collection continues to grow since the first continuation car in 2013. At the forefront of continuation production, and with many more productions in the pipeline, the Lister collection is only set to grow.

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Introducing the Lister Motor Company

Quentin Willson looks back at the history of world renowned Lister Motoring Company

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Lister Knobbly Road Car

Lister Introduces Knobbly on the Road

The Lister Motor Company is proud to announce the first ever dedicated road-going version of the legendary Lister Knobbly sports racer.

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First Lister Continuation Races at Goodwood

First Lister Continuation Races at Goodwood

On March 18th and 19th, Goodwood opened its doors for the 75th Members’ Meeting. The two-day event offered a packed programme full of back-to-back races and events.

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Classic Car Show Roundup

Classic Car Show Roundup 2017

We have just returned home from an amazing 4 days at the London Classic Car show where we welcomed scores of car enthusiasts to our stand.

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HIS FIRST RACE AND HIS FIRST WIN

Archie Scott Brown

William Archibald Scott Brown was born on the 31st May 1927 in Paisley, Scotland.

As a result of German Measles during his mother's pregnancy, Archie was born with severe disfigurement of his legs and right arm. Tremendous determination and countless operations were needed to allow Archie to walk, although he never grew more than 5 feet tall

His disability certainly didn't hinder him behind the wheel and his courageous driving style was not overlooked by Brian Lister. In 1954 Archie swept to prominence in the Lister Bristol, but it wasn't until 1957 that Archie really hit the headlines in the Lister Jaguar, when he proved to be almost unbeatable during the course of the season.

Tragically, Archie died following a crash in a works Lister on the 18th May 1958. He was 31.

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"The Cars from Cambridge are back, manufacturing a stylish and competitive racing pedigree car for a new generation"

Quentin Willson - Motoring Journalist

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