America (American automobile)

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The America was built by the Motor Car Co. of America, New York City, New York in 1911. It was available in five models, all with an L-head 4-cylinder engine giving off 40 hp (30 kW). The torpedo, capable of holding two passengers, had a long, low silhouette and a rounded aft-section. Unusually, these cars had an auxiliary 1.5 US gal (5.7 L; 1.2 imp gal) fuel tank. It is claimed that this company was later associated with McIntyre Automobile.

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^ G.Marshall Naul, "America (i)", in G.N. Georgano, ed., The Complete Encyclopedia of Motorcars 1885-1968 (New York: E.P. Dutton and Co., 1974), pp. 41.