The Heron Europa was a two-seater kit car built between 1962 and 1964.
The Europa had a steel backbone chassis, Heron claimed that the wishbone and coil sprung independent suspension provided good handling. The car was produced with discs brakes being fitted at the front and drums at the rear.
The Europa had a GRP body which was bonded to the chassis and a plywood floorpan. The Europa was fitted with a Ford straight-four OHV engine with the choice being either the 997cc 105E engine or the Ford Classic’s 1340cc engine. It was claimed that the Europa fitted with the 1500cc engine had a 0 to 60 mph (97 km/h) time of 8.5 seconds and that it could reach a top speed of 115 mph (185 km/h).
The Heron Europa debuted at the 1962 Racing Car show and was available in fully-trimmed kit form for £580 or in partly constructed form for £730. Only 12 known cars were sold.