Made-in-Singapore sports car set to hit the road in 2023

Local firm Catalyst Motors in final stages of building rolling chassis for prototype vehicle

(From left) Catalyst Motors co-founder Anthony Parks, NUS engineer Kenneth Neo Kang Wei, Catalyst Motors design engineer Lim Chin Khiong, and NUS engineers Hozefa Husainee and Lim Hong Wee with the rolling chassis that the firm will use for its proto
(From left) Catalyst Motors co-founder Anthony Parks, NUS engineer Kenneth Neo Kang Wei, Catalyst Motors design engineer Lim Chin Khiong, and NUS engineers Hozefa Husainee and Lim Hong Wee with the rolling chassis that the firm will use for its prototype - a classic-style two-door sports car. Catalyst Motors was started in 2014 by Singaporean Lionel Lau and Mr Parks, an American. ST PHOTO: SHINTARO TAY
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The prototype of a Singapore-made car could hit the roads here as early as 2023, with start-up Catalyst Motors looking to break into the automotive manufacturing industry.

The local firm is in the final stages of building a rolling chassis which will be used for its prototype - a classic-style two-door sports car.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 12, 2019, with the headline Made-in-Singapore sports car set to hit the road in 2023. Subscribe