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Sinclair C5


Sir Clive Sinclair's C5 Electric Vehicle was produced at Hoover Ltd Pentrebach, Merthyr Tydfil.

It used a Hoover washing machine motor as its 'power plant'.


Hoover - Sinclair C5 Production Line.

(Photograph Courtesy of Gareth Evans)


Completed Sinclair C5.

(Photograph Courtesy of Gareth Evans)


Completed Sinclair C5 - Under Test.

(Photograph Courtesy of Gareth Evans)


Sinclair C5 Launch at Hoover, Merthyr Tydfil

Paul McCarthy tests the new Sinclair C5.

(Photograph Courtesy of Susan McCarthy)


Sinclair C5 - Photographed in Spain

(Photograph Courtesy of Gareth Evans)


Frank and Rosalie Clements of JHF Cycle Distributors Ltd send us these historic documents from 1984 regarding, the

planned production of the Sinclair C5 at Hoover Merthyr Tydfil.


Sinclair C5 Owner's Rally - 2008/2009

Meeting at the Hoover factory in Merthyr Tydfil.

(Photographs Courtesy of Sandra Page)


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