Rutland was a brand name used by Manton Motors based at Croydon in Surrey, Motor Traction Ltd and Waggon Rutland of New Addington. The Company was fouded by Frank Manton. Various vehicle models were badged as Rutland, Manton and MTN depending on the market. They were produced between 1947 and 1957. They build vehicle from 1 ton van up to large 4 axle trucks using components from makers such as AEC & Perkins.
In 1954 The Rutland Clipper a 30ft coach chassis was introduced. This 41-seater coach was sold to West Kent Motors. In 1955 two more examples were built.
Most of the companies models had bird related names.
AUGUST 2019 Company History Updates
Made between 1947 and 1957 by Manton Motors of Croydon, Motor Traction and Waggon Rutland of New Addington. Badged as Rutland, Manton and MTN.
- 1954 The Rutland Clipper was built, a 30ft coach chassis . This 41-seater coach was sold to West Kent Motors.
- 1955 Two more of this model were built.
- 1957 The company ceased trading.
Model range Edit
- Rutland M4 Van 2 Ton
- Rutland Albatross Lorry 4X2 6/7 Ton
- Rutland Clipper Bus 4X2
- Rutland Clipper Coach 4X2
- Rutland Condor Lorry 6X2 7 Ton
- Rutland Cranecarrier 6X4
- Rutland Dumptruck 6X4
- Rutland Eagle Truck 6X4 7 Ton
- Rutland Stuka Lorry 4X2 7 Ton
- Rutland Toucan Truck 4X2 5/6 Ton
Photo Gallery Of Original RUTLAND-MTN Motorvehicles