Duryea Power

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Duryea Power Company was a manufacturer of Brass Era automobiles in Reading, Pennsylvania. It was one of several similarly named companies that early automobile pioneer Charles Duryea was involved with.

The 1904 Duryea Straight-Line Phaeton was a phaeton model. It could seat 2 passengers and sold for US$1350.[1] The slant-mounted straight-3, situated amidships of the car, produced 12 hp (8.9 kW). The wood and iron-framed car weighed 950 lb (431 kg) and was noted for its high-speed capability. It had a 72" wheelbase.[2]

The 1904 Duryea Tonneau was a tonneau version and could seat 5 to 7 passengers. It sold for US$1750. The armored wood-framed car weighed 1350 lb (612 kg). It had a 3-cylinder, 12 hp engine, a 2-speed manual transmission,[3] and a 95" wheelbase.[3]

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  1. ^ Dusan Ristic-Petrovic. "Image: Miscellaneous Brochures and Data/Autos of 1904 Booklet/Autos of 1904-17". Oldcarbrochures.com. Retrieved 2011-11-20. 
  2. ^ Kimes, Beverly (1996). standard catalog of American Cars 1805-1942. Krause publications. ISBN 0-87341-428-4. 
  3. ^ a b Dusan Ristic-Petrovic. "Image: Miscellaneous Brochures and Data/Autos of 1904 Booklet/Autos of 1904-18". Oldcarbrochures.com. Retrieved 2011-11-20. 
  • Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly (January, 1904)