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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1935
Numbers built:13 B-types
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 05, 2007
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Chassis R1B Featured is the first B-Type, built early in 1935. It was sold new to the mother of a very young Richard Seaman. Impressed by the young man's talented, Raymond Mays offered factory support and preparation, but that did not work out very well. Seaman then entrusted his ERA to>>>

Chassis R2B One of ERA's best customers was no doubt Prince Chula of Siam (Thailand), who ordered no fewer than three B-Types for his cousin Prince B.Bira to drive. Featured is the very first of these, R2B, which was sold new the Princes' 'White Mouse' Racing team in 1935. When a second>>>

Chassis R5B ERA R5B pictured above was the second of three B-Types ordered by Prince Chula of Siam for the 'White Mouse' team he ran together with his cousin Prince B.Bira, who was responsible for the driving. To distinguish the new car from its stablemate, R5B was nick-named 'Remus' af>>>

Chassis R9B Featured is R9B, which was raced with a lot of success between 1936 and 1939 in events like the Shelsley Walsh hillclimb and various events on the Brooklands track. In all eight victories and a further nine podium places were scored by R9B.

Especially in 1935 there wa>>>

Chassis R11B The featured R11B was sold new to Reggie Tongue, equipped with a 1500 cc engine. It was latere upgraded to full two litre spec. Tongue raced the car, nick-named 'Humphrey' after Humphrey Cook, very successfully in many major hillclimbs, taking wins in Switzerland, Germany an>>>

Chassis R14B The very last B-Type constructed, R14B was delivered new to Johnny Wakefield with a 1.5-ltire engine built to C-Type specifications with a Zoller supercharger. It was finished in dark blue and raced by Wakefield with considerable success both on the British isles but also on>>>

  Article Image gallery (109) Chassis (6) Specifications