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Buckler Cars

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Buckler at the 1960/61 Racing Car Show in London.

of Reading

Small volume car maker with Ford E93a or E493a engines

Bucklers opened in 1939 and closed about 1965. Precision engineers to the motor trade, they also produced Buckler sports cars from 1947 to about 1964.

C. D. F. Buckler was the founder of the Buckler sports car and engineering business which had premises at 67 Caversham Road, Reading, Berks, England 1939 to circa 1965 and also at Heath Hill Road Crowthorne Berks during the period circa 1947-63. There were various business names over the years but all incorporating the name Buckler.

See Also


Sources of Information

  • A-Z British Cars 1945-1980 by Graham Robson. Published by Herridge and Sons. ISBN 0-9541063-9-3
  • [1] Buckler Cars web site