Pierce-Racine (automobile)

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Pierce Engine Company
Former type Automobile Manufacturing
Industry Automotive
Founded 1904
Defunct 1909
Headquarters Racine, Wisconsin, United States
Area served United States
Products Vehicles
Automotive parts

The Pierce Engine Company of Racine, Wisconsin, was manufacturer of the Pierce-Racine automobile. The company was founded in 1904 and production ended in 1909.[1]

History[edit]

The Pierce Engine Company was founded in Racine, Wisconsin in 1904.[1] They were located at 1952 Clark Street.[2]

By March 1906, the company had four models including; Model A-3, a 12-horsepower, 2-cylinder Runabout at a cost of US$750; Model A-4, a 14-horsepower, 2-cylinder Light Touring Car at a cost of US$850; Model B2 a Light Touring Car with 16-horsepower and 2-cylinder at a cost of US$1,150; and Model C, with 24-horsepower, 4-cylinder Touring Car at a cost of US$1,750.[2]

New York agents were Gantert & Paul at 60-62 West 116th Street and New England agents were Butler Motor Car Company of 995 Boylston Street in Boston.[2]

Advertisements[edit]

Pierce Engine Company of Racine, Wisconsin - 1906

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American Automobiles - Manufacturers". Farber and Associates, LLC - 2011. Retrieved August 27, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c Pierce-Racine. Modern Motor Cars, March 1906, pg.92. Retrieved August 27, 2011.