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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1934
Numbers built:4 A-types
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:April 25, 2007
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Chassis R1A Featured is the very first ERA constructed; R1A. Raymond Mays himself used the car early in its career. The ERA showed good potential, but it regularly suffered from new-car gremlins. After these were ironed out, Mays started racking up victories and podium finishes. In the >>>

Chassis R2A Featured is the second A-Type, built for Humphrey Cook, one of ERA's financial backers. It started life as a 1.1 litre car to qualify for the smaller displacement races, but soon after it was equipped with a more powerful 1.5 litre engine. After a brief spell as a works race>>>

Chassis R4A The featured R4A is the very first ERA sold to a customer. That customer was Pat 'Skidder' Fairfield, who had his 1.1 litre ERA prepared throughout the 1935 season by the factory. He scored quite a few victories, even against much larger engined competition. In 1936 a larger>>>

  Article Image gallery (38) Chassis (3) Specifications