The Fairthorpe Electron Minor is a model of car that was produced betwee 1957 and 1960.

The Electron Minor is the Fairthorpe model you are most likely to see as around 280 were sold. It was a good looking car in its day which filled the need for a small 2-seater sports car. 

The Electron Minor came with its own tubular steel ladder frame chassis from which the suspension from a Standard 10 was hung. The Standard 10 also donated it's engine and gearbox to power the Electron Minor. Later Minors had a Triumph powerplant which saw the power and speed increase. 

Bodywork for the Electron Minor was in fibreglass. The Electron continuned up until the early 70's under the more common name of  EM 2/3/4/5/6, EM still standing for Electron Minor. 

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