Carhartt (automobile)

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The Carhartt was an automobile manufactured in Detroit, Michigan, by the Carhartt Automobile Company from 1911–12.[1] The company claimed that '28 years of manufacturing success culminates in the Carhart car', but this was based on the company's expertise in manufacturing overalls.[2]

Two 4-cylinder models were advertised - the Junior 25hp and Four 35hp, with the latter having six different body styles, all priced at $2250.[1] In 1912 a 50hp Four was offered, priced from $2500 to $3500.[1] Very few of these cars were built before Carhartt returned exclusively to the manufacture of clothing.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c Georgano, Nick (2000). The Beaulieu Encyclopedia of the Automobile. London: Stationery Office. p. 1792. ISBN 0117023191. 
  2. ^ a b Kimes, Beverly Rae (1996). The Standard Catalog of American Cars: 1805-1942. Iola, IA: Krause Publications. p. 1612. ISBN 0873414284.