Pierce-Racine (automobile)

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Pierce Engine Company
TypeAutomobile Manufacturing
Area served
United States
Automotive parts

The Pierce Engine Company of Racine, Wisconsin, was manufacturer of the Pierce-Racine automobile. The company was founded in 1904 and production ended in 1909.[1]


The Pierce Engine Company was founded in Racine, Wisconsin in 1904.[1] They were located at 1952 Clark Street.[2]

By March 1906, the company had four models including:

  • Model A-3, a 12-horsepower, 2-cylinder Runabout at a cost of US$750;
  • Model A-4, a 14-horsepower, 2-cylinder Light Touring Car at a cost of US$850;
  • Model B2, a 16-horsepower, 2-cylinder Light Touring Car at a cost of US$1,150;
  • Model C, a 24-horsepower, 4-cylinder Touring Car at a cost of US$1,750.[2]

New York agents were Gantert & Paul at 60-62 West 116th Street and New England agents were Butler Motor Car Company of 995 Boylston Street in Boston.[2]


Pierce Engine Company of Racine, Wisconsin - 1906


  1. ^ a b "American Automobiles - Manufacturers". Farber and Associates, LLC - 2011. Retrieved August 27, 2011.
  2. ^ a b c Pierce-Racine. Modern Motor Cars, March 1906, pg.92. 1905. p. 87. Retrieved August 27, 2011. brennan motor.