BIRKIN CARS (PTY) LTD has sold its manufacturing business to BIRKIN PERFORMANCE CARS,a company owned by Ralph Smith and Dean Knoop.
The company trading as BIRKIN PERFORMANCE CARS has acquired the exclusive rights to manufacture the current Birkin product range (S3, CS3, S3XS and CS3XS) and all preceding models under licence to BIRKIN INTERNATIONAL and to market those products in all countries excluding North America and Canada. BIRKIN CARS (PTY) LTD headed by John Watson will continue with the design and development engineering activities of the company and will provide technical direction to BIRKIN PERFORMANCE CARS on a consultancy basis. The BIRKIN DIRECT USA partnership, headed by Tom Carlin and John Watson remains the exclusive importer and distributor for all Birkin products in North America and Canada. We wish Ralph and Dean every success in their new venture.