Bean was a British manufacturer of automobiles.
The company Harper, Sons & Bean Limited, Tipton took over in 1919 the carmaker Perry Motor Company Ltd.. from Tyseley in Birmingham. In 1926 the company was taken over by the British steel company hadfields Limited and renamed Bean Cars Limited. From 1927, the vehicles were offered as Hadfield bean.
The first model of 11.9 HP was an evolution of the vehicle from Perry Motor Co Limited. It had a four cylinder engine with 1794 cc capacity, which made 21 horsepower, and was available until 1924. Approximately 10,000 copies were produced. From 1923 to 1926 there was the Model 14 HP with a four -cylinder engine with 2385 cc and 32 hp. 1927 appeared as the last model of the 18/50 HP, also called Imperial Six, with a six-cylinder engine of 2692 cc capacity with Meadows.