Vulcan (automobile company)

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Vulcan Manufacturing Company was a brass era American automobile manufacturer based in Painesville, Ohio, founded in 1914.[1]

Vulcan's first products were the Model 27 speedster and five-passenger tourer. They ran on a 115 in (2,900 mm) wheelbase and had a 27 hp (20 kW) engine (3⅜×5-inch, 86×127 mm) and left-hand drive.[1] The speedster was US$750, the tourer US$850, compared to US$650 for the high-volume Oldsmobile Runabout[2] US$500 for Western's Gale Model A[3] and Ford Model N, US$485 for a Brush Runabout,[4] as low as $375 for the Black,[5] and US$250 for the Success.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Clymer 1950, p. 135.
  2. ^ a b Clymer 1950, p. 32.
  3. ^ Clymer 1950, p. 51.
  4. ^ Clymer 1950, p. 104.
  5. ^ Clymer 1950, p. 61.

Sources[edit]

  • Clymer, Floyd (1950). Treasury of Early American Automobiles, 1877-1925. New York, NY US: Bonanza Books. 

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