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01/04/2009 01:43

Press Release received today from John Mayston-Taylor




Lynx Motors International, famous for its range of high quality sports cars and stylish designs that include the Lynx Eventer, has been purchased by a UK company.


Lynx, which was founded in 1968, will be continuing to build the Lynx C-Type, Lynx D-Type & XKSS and Lynx Lightweight E-Type. Future projects may also include a Lynx sports car.


Project management, consultancy and specialist restorations of historically significant vehicles will continue with John Mayston-Taylor (former Lynx Chairman & Managing Director) under Mayston Taylor & Company Ltd.


Heading up Lynx as Managing Director is Anthony (Tony) Gott, former CEO of Rolls Royce and Bentley Motors. His knowledge and engineering experience within the automotive industry ideally complements the excellent reputation of Lynx within this specialist market. “This is an exciting challenge and an opportunity to further the Lynx name and utilise the talents of our highly skilled team”, commented Tony.


John Mayston-Taylor added, “My goal was for Lynx to continue its reputation for design and engineering excellence, and I am confident this will be achieved under Tony Gott’s leadership. His profile and experience within the car industry certainly speaks for itself”. 


 “Following strong interest in the Lynx brand, I am delighted to confirm that the company will be continuing its tradition for hand-built sports cars using traditional methods of craftsmanship with our renowned attention to detail”.


Lynx will continue to be based in the UK with facilities in Berkshire and Hampshire.


For further information, please contact Tony Gott at



March 2009