Mr Tilt and Captain Phillips set up Avon Coachworks at Warwick in 1919 to produce coachwork, mostly on Lea-Francis, but soon on Austins, Standards and other cars. 'Avon Specials' were produced on Standard, Lanchester and other makes, Purchased by Maudsley in 1938, Avon ceased coachbuilding after the war to concentrate on body repairs. Following a take over in 1973, Avon regrouped as 'Avon Special Products' with special versions of Land-Rovers and Range-Rovers. In 1979 the Avon-Stevens convertible Jaguar XJC was launched and in 1980 the Ladbroke Avon Jaguar XJ series III estate.
Lanchester LA 10 Avon Special 1934 - grille
Standard Avon 16 Special - badge
Avon Stevens Jaguars
Lanchester LA 10 Avon Special 1934. The LA10 was introduced in 1932 and was given a 1203cc 4-cylinder ohv engine