Owen Maclaren, a test pilot and aeronautical engineer, used his experience working on Aircraft such as the Spitfire, to develop the world first lightweight buggy. To commemorate his achievements and celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Spitfire plane going into service, Maclaren has launched the Spitfire Buggy. * Sovereign Lifetime Warranty * 5 point harness for added security * Removable washable seat * Compact umbrella fold * Water resistant hood * High-performance aluminum frame * Handy mesh shopping basket * Carry strap or handle for easy portability * 5 second one-hand fold * Lockable, front swivel wheels * Reversible camouflage and tartan seat liner * Faux suede head hugger and shoulder pads * Bull's eye motif on the hood * Weight: 14.8 lbs * Appropriate from birth
Maclaren strollers were introduced in Britain in 1965 by former test pilot, aeronautical designer and grandfather Owen Maclaren. Maclaren is best known for its high-tech, good-looking strollers. The brand has grown a lot since the '60s, though, and now makes a range of stroller accessories and personal care products. Beginning by Maclaren, the company's beauty line, deals in essential oils, aroma-therapeutic candles, and organic bath and body products for mother and baby.