Harper Runabout

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Harper Runabout
Harper 1923.JPG
Harper Runabout,c. 1921. Museum of Science and Industry: Air and Space Hall.
Production 1921–26
Designer Robert Harper
Layout One front, two rear wheels
Rear-wheel drive
Engine Single-cylinder, two-stroke 269 cc

The Harper Runabout is a three-wheeled motor vehicle designed by Robert Harper. It was manufactured in Manchester, England, by A.V. Roe & Co. from 1921 until 1926, by which time about 500 Harpers had been produced.[1]



  1. ^ Payne (2013), p. 8.


  • Payne, Elvis (2013), The A–Z of Three-Wheelers: A Definitive Reference Guide, Nostalgia Road, ISBN 978-1-908347-16-9 

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