Challenge (cycle and car)

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Challenge's former office building (built 1906-7) on Foleshill Road, Coventry. (photo 2007)

Challenge started to make cycles in Foleshill, Coventry, England in 1903, and they also made a Challenge light car from about 1912 to 1915.[1] They moved into new premises on Fosehill Road, Coventry in about 1906 to 1907, which consisted of an impressive symmetrical red-brick office building with sheds behind.[1] The Edwardian office building is still standing today.


  1. ^ a b City planning services, Coventry City Council (1 March 1995). Coventry Car Factories: A centenary Guide. Industrial Press. pp. 8–9.