Robinson & Price
1905 - 1906
This company was mainly involved in general engineering and repair work, but they made two ventures into car manufacture. In 1905 they announced two shaft-driven models with Fafnir engines, a 6 1/2hp single-cylinder and a 10/12hp twin. Production was minimal and they concentrrated on their regular business until 1913 when they were tempted by the cyclecar boom. Their contribution had a single-cylinder 6/8hp Coventry-Simplex engine, belt drive to a countershaft and thence by chain to the rear axle. It had a curious radiator in which the tubes made an inverted vee, meeting at the header tank. Designed by a Mr Lamb, who was said to have had several years experience with light cars, it was known as the R & P, a name sometimes applied to the earlier cars.
Source: Nick Georgano / The Beaulieu Encyclopaedia of the Automobile