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The story of Crossley Motors

Crossley 15hp car
Crossley 15hp 'Shelsley'
Crossley 19.6 car
Crossley 19.6 tourer
Crossley 14hp car
Crossley 14hp tourer
Crossley 15.7 car
Crossley 15.7 'Standard' saloon
Crossley Canberra car
Crossley 20.9 'Canberra' limousine
Crossley 10hp car
Crossley 10hp 'Supersports'
Crossley Regis car
Crossley 'Regis'
Crossley 2 Litre car
Crossley 2 Litre Sports Saloon
Crossley double decker bus
Crossley DD42 double deck bus

Crossley Motors, based in Manchester, England, produced approximately 19,000 high quality cars from 1904 until 1938, 5,500 buses from 1926 until 1958 and 21,000 goods and military vehicles from 1914 to 1945.

In the following pages there is information on the company's history and details of the vehicles produced, how to contact The Crossley Register and sources of further information. In the picture gallery are photographs of many of the surviving vehicles.


Certain combinations of the Coptic Cross and Crossley script logo are trademarks of Rolls-Royce plc; these trademarks are acknowledged.

While reasonable efforts have been made to track down copyright-holders of illustrations, the author would be grateful for information about any illustrations where he has been unable to trace them and would be glad to add credits.