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Prototype Research
and Development

Manufactures a Replica of the 1935 Auburn Speedster

David Carlaw is the Founder of Prototype Research & Development Ltd. David Carlaw's companies manufacture fibreglass replica automobiles: replicas of vehicles that are distinctive and very rare. Since 1981 David's companies have manufactured numerous automobiles for clients from North America and many countries in Europe.

Every vehicle that has been built by David's companies has been assembled by hand. Numerous man-hours go into each automobile. For this David has a staff of highly skilled and proud craftsman.

Every once in a while an entrepreneur finds a market, goes into the business world and is successful. David Carlaw could be considered an exception to this as he basically created his own niche in the automotive industry.

Since 1985 Prototype Research & Development Ltd. has been manufacturing a wide range of replica and one of a kind specialty vehicles. These include 1955 Belair Convertible, 1957 Belair Convertible, 1952 MGTD, 1935 Auburn Speedster, 1935 Auburn 4 passenger Phaeton and the 1934 Mercedes 500K Roadster. These products have multiple purposes; from the elite personal transportation, corporate promotions, as well as government lottery prizes. We have 3500 specialty vehicles sold to private individuals, corporations, governments and trust companies worldwide.

Prototype Research is currently marketing and manufacturing its stable of specialty automobiles as a "turn key drive it away" luxury, as well as assembly packages for those who wish to assemble their own dream machine.

Prototype Research is well established in research and development as well as having the capacity to produce the full line of vehicles and specialty products. This enables the company to achieve 90% of its production internally.

Prototype Research also designs, manufactures and supplies specialty products such as reproduction cars, vintage cars, reproduction automobiles, vintage automobiles, collector cars, automobile restoration, concept cars as well as vintage aircraft, fighter aircraft, collectible aircraft, warbirds, jet fighters, amusement park rides, full size aircraft, smaller scaled aircraft and props for movie sets. The client base for this type of work ranges from Cadillac Fairview, The Forrec Group, West Edmonton Mall, Universal Studios, The Disney Corporation, U.S. Government, Canadian Government, Mac's Convenience Stores to private and corporate clients. They also supply and rent specialty vehicles and props for the movie industry.


Prototype Research Ltd
David Carlaw (ACD club member)

Prototype Research Ltd
230 Alberta Lane, Box 1330, Cambellford Ontario, Canada, KOL 110
Tel: 705-653-4525 / Fax: 705-653-4800


last updated: 12-2007

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