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West-Aster of Coventry

1904 West Ltd was formed by Enoch John West to make cars.

Presumably started using Aster engines at some point

1907 Motor Show: West Ltd (85, Shaftesbury Avenue, W. London) showed three types of West-Aster cars - a 14-16 h.p. four-cylinder, a 35 h.p. landaulet and a 30 h.p.[1].

1908 Company failed; the last year that West-Aster cars were listed in the Red Book.

See Also


Sources of Information

  • [1] MICMA Web Site
  • Coventry’s Motorcycle Heritage by Damien Kimberley. Published 2009. ISBN 978 0 7509 5125 9