Protea (caur)

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Protea car-001.jpg
Production 1957–1958
Assembly Sooth Africae
Body and chassis
Cless Sports caur
Body style Two door, Roadster

The Protea wis a twa seater sports caur biggit in Sooth Africae bi G.R.P. Engineering atween 1957 an 1958. Aither 14 or 26 units wur completit (Sources vary).[1][2][3] The Protea wis the first Sooth African sportscaur, followed less nor 6 months later bi the Glass Sport Motors wi thair Dart an later Flamingo

Kent survivors[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • A fully restored Protea can be foond in the collection at the Franschhoek Motor Museum
  • The James Hall museum o Transport in Johannesburg haes ane example on show.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "GSM Dart and Flamingo". Car Torque. 2007-01-28. Retrieved 2009-02-14. 
  2. "October 2005 Newsletter No: 22". GSM CAR CLUB OF SOUTH AFRICA. 2005-10. Retrieved 2009-02-14.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. "SA motoring pioneer reunited with beloved Protea". DistrictMail. 2007-05-31. Retrieved 2009-02-14. 

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