Success was a brass era United States automobile, built at 532 De Ballviere Avenue, [1 ] St. Louis, Missouri, in 1906.
It was a
high wheeler buggy priced at an exceedingly low US$250. By comparison, the [2 ] Black started at $375, [3 ] Gale's Model A was US$500, the high-volume [4 ] Oldsmobile Runabout went for US$650, and the [2 ] Ford "Doctor's Car" was US$850. [5 ]
The Success featured a two-cylinder
gasoline engine, steel tires (rubber was available, for US$25 extra), and chain drive. It claimed speeds of 4-18 mph (6.5–29 km/h) and mileage of 100mpg (4.25 l/100 km). [2 ]
See also [ edit ]
^ Clymer, Floyd. Treasury of Early American Automobiles, 1877-1925 (New York: Bonanza Books, 1950), p.32.
^ a b c Clymer, p.32.
^ Clymer, p.61.
^ Clymer, p.51.
^ Clymer, p.37.
References [ edit ]
Treasury of Early American Automobiles, 1877-1925 (New York: Bonanza Books, 1950).