The American exporter Volume 89

 
9781235997655: The American exporter Volume 89

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 Excerpt: ...which run the entire length of the body. The car is claimed to weigh at least a thousand pounds less than any car of equal size. It contains a newly designed 8-cylinder air-cooler motor which develops 35-h-p., and which weighs only 350 pounds. Transverse springs are used. A small number of the touring models are being turned out at $2,000 f. o. b., factory. With conventional mechanical design but exceedingly attractive appearance and fine quality, the Ambassador has recently appeared, manufactured by the Yellow Cab Manufacturing Company, of Chicago, 111. This has a special 6-cylinder Continental L-head motor with removable head, of the unit power plant type, a particularly well-designed windshield with wind deflectors at the sides on all open models, a wheelbase of 136 inches and a particularly effective series of color schemes. The Ambassador is available in 4-passenger sports model, 7-passenger touring model, 2roadster and 7-passenger sedan. Prices announced are $4,500 for touring car and $6,500 for the 7-passenger sedan, f. o. b., factory. Manufactured by the company which makes the well-known Winther truck, the Winther touring car has a special 6-cylinder Herschell-Spillman L-head motor developing 60-hp. at 2200 r. p. m., and a wheelbase of 120 inches. At present it is being produced in only the touring model at $2,650, f. o. b., factory. Among other new machines which have already appeared might be mentioned the Sheridan, which was introduced by General Motors last January as a 4 and 8-cylinder machine, but which has since been purchased by W. C. Durant and will be produced as a 6-cylinder car; the Ogren, a high class car built in Milwaukee, Wis., is more or less of a custom-built proposition; the Northway, a 6-cylinder machine built at Natick, Mass., ...

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