Dodo (automobile company)

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The DODO (spelled all caps.) was a cyclecar built in 1912, in Detroit, Michigan.

History[edit]

The DODO was designed by a young engineer named Karl Probst.[1] It was a two-seater tandem cyclecar. The prototype had a 56" tread, but Probst wanted to slim it to 32". However, a production vehicle never was made. Later, Probst became one of the principal engineers in development of the World War II Jeep while working at the American Bantam company.[1]

Model[edit]

Year Engine HP Wheelbase Layout
1912 two-cylinder[1] 9 100 in (2,540 mm) FF[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Kimes, Beverly (1996). standard catalog of American Cars 1805-1942. Krause publications. ISBN 0-87341-428-4.