Icon Engineering has been established by Dave Eaton and John Hartland following Dave's purchase of an original 917 shell (see 917K project page). The company mandate is to manufacture high quality replicas of famous sports car from the 70’s.

Dave Eaton


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Dave Eaton has had an extremely successful career working as an Automotive Project & Design Engineer and Program Manager.

Having worked for Ford in 1979 at Boreham Proving Ground as a Test and Development Engineer on Transit and Cargo trucks he set up his own motor trade business in 1982.

In 1987 Dave sold his company and went on to successfully work around the globe in Canada, US, Spain, Japan, China, Italy, Germany, and the UK.

He has worked on volume car and commercial projects, and 1-off concept projects for: GM, Ford, Bentley, Jaguar, Seat, Mazda, Isuzu, Nissan, FAW, and Tier 1 suppliers: IAC, Magna Decoma, Visteon, Hawtal Whiting, MIRA, and several smaller design companies.

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Tel: Dave Eaton 07745 480 640

Tel: John Hartland 07711 807 928

Email: info@icon-engineering.co.uk

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