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The Future

Merlin Sports Cars will resume production of the vehicle and also offer service and support to current and future owners.

The short term aim is to produce 3 ‘classic’ Merlins powered by Ford Zetec engines before the end of 2017.

In the long term the team are working on an all new model for 2018.


In May 2017, the company was purchased as a beneficial partner to Mibrid, a privately held company specialising in the manufacture of low-cost electric vehicles.

Under the Directorship of Andrew Imms Merlin Sports Cars will operate from Mibrid’s facility, The Old Gym Works, in Lincolnshire.


Merlin Sports Cars first came into being in 1980 and various models were manufactured up to 1998 in Essex.

During this period, Merlin was a Ford based, hand-built sports car available from the factory or in form of kits.

Distinctively British Motoring


Here is our Portfolio of Merlins for sale that are awaiting a new owner and factory refurbishment. We name them after their origin or their owner's, if adopted early.

‘Essex’ – Merlin TF

‘Solent’ – Merlin Monro

‘Turin’ – Merlin TF

‘Jersey’ – Merlin TF


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Servicing and Repairs

Regular servicing ensures that your Merlin remains in first-class condition and keeps running smoothly and efficiently for years to come.

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Factory Refurbishment

Working closely with you we will assess your Merlin and refurbish it either to factory standard or to your own specification. If you are based in mainland UK we will visit you for the FREE assessment.

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Unfinished Projects

Do you have a Merlin you've started as a project but not got around to finishing? Let us take the hassle away and complete the build to your design and vision so that you can enjoy the driving. If you are based in mainland UK we will visit you for the FREE assessment.

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Factory Builds

Enjoy a factory built Merlin. Working with you we will build a complete 'classic' Merlin to your specification. Colour, trim, and engine options as per your taste. We can provide a 'gentleman's club' finish or a more modern stripped out approach.

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Josh France
Administers workshop, parts, and servicing.
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Kyle Anderton
Mechanical Engineer - specialist in vehicle restoration and adaption.
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Mike Binns
Mechanical Engineer - specialist in race development and engineering.
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Andrew Imms
Automotive Entrepreneur and Systems Developer



Merlin Sports Cars Ltd

The Old Gym Works, Gainsborough Road,
Hemswell Cliff , United Kingdom
Postal Code : DN21 5TY
Phone : 01427671511