Gasmobile

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The Gasmobile, originally called the American,[1] was an automobile first produced in 1899. The name was changed to Gasmobile in 1900 by president John H. Flager.[2] It appeared at the New York Auto Show in 1900. By 1901, 140 cars were made.[3] One of its distinctive features was an automatic starting device. After producing a six-cylinder car, the company folded in 1902.[4]

Models[edit]

Year Engine(Horsepower) Wheelbase
1899-1901 1-cylinder(3hp) N/A
1902 3-cylinder(9, 12, or 20hp) 71 in (1,803 mm)
1902 4-cylinder(25hp) 88.5 in (2,248 mm) [5]
1902 6-cylinder(35hp)[6] 88.5 in (2,248 mm)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kimes, Beverly (1996). standard catalog of American Cars 1805-1942. Krause publications. ISBN 0-87341-428-4. 
  2. ^ Kimes, Beverly (1996). standard catalog of American Cars 1805-1942. Krause publications. ISBN 0-87341-428-4. 
  3. ^ Kimes, Beverly (1996). standard catalog of American Cars 1805-1942. Krause publications. ISBN 0-87341-428-4. 
  4. ^ 100 Years of the American Auto Millennium Edition, Copyright 1999 Publications International, Ltd.
  5. ^ Kimes, Beverly (1996). standard catalog of American Cars 1805-1942. Krause publications. ISBN 0-87341-428-4. 
  6. ^ Kimes, Beverly (1996). standard catalog of American Cars 1805-1942. Krause publications. ISBN 0-87341-428-4.