American (1899 automobile)

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The American was an American automobile designed by Frank Duryea and manufactured by the American Automobile Company of New York City in 1899 to 1901.[1][2] It was a "hydro-carbon carriage" which could be started from the seat by its chain-and-sprocket gearing.


  1. ^ Kimes, Beverly (1996). standard catalog of American Cars 1805-1942. Krause publications. ISBN 0-87341-428-4.
  2. ^ History of Early America Auto Industry

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