The C.M.S. was built by Gilbert Stiles and Bill Brown of CMS Motors in Lewisham, in 1950 using Fiat 500 components. It resembled early Coopers and was powered by a Triumph engine, as a result of which it was never fully competitive due to a lack of power.

Bill Brown in what may have been the first car at Brands Hatch on 7th August 1950

John Bolster examines the CMS (possibly the second car) with its driver, Bill Brown at Brands Hatch in July 1952. Photo courtesy of John Furlong.

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