The Day Utility was an automobile manufactured in Detroit, Michigan by the Day Automobile Company from 1911-14. The Day used a four-cylinder, 30 horsepower (22 kW) engine and shaft drive. Removal of the rear seat and doors allowed the car to be converted from a five-seater touring car to a light truck in one minute. As a truck, the Day was able to carry up to 1,000 lb (450 kg) in a 36-inch (910 mm) by 96-inch (2,400 mm) cargo space. The rear seat could be lifted away by triggering two spring locks. The Day had an advertised price of $950US.
|1911||4-cylinder||21||100 in (2,540 mm)|
|1912||4-cylinder||26||110 in (2,794 mm)|
|1913||4-cylinder||33||115 in (2,921 mm) |
- G.N. Georgano (1968). The Complete Encyclopedia of Motorcars, 1885 to Present. ISBN 0-525-08351-0.
- Day Utility advertisement in Elbert Hubbard, ed. (1911). "Philistine: A Periodical of Protest, June 1901 to November 1901".
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