Rába (automobile)

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This article is about the automobiles manufactured by Rába. For Rába Automotive Holding Plc., see Rába (company).

The Rába was a Hungarian automobile manufactured from 1912 to 1914. Rába automobile was a subsidiary of the Rába (company) in Győr. A product of the Rába company in the city of Győr, the engine of the car was the 4.2-liter 58 hp (44 kW) Praga "Grand". The car was built in limited numbers, under the Praga license. Raba also imported foreign marques, including Benz, Panhard, and Austro-Daimler. It exists to date as a manufacturer of trucks. The steward's office ordered a special RÁBA Grand for the personal use of Emperor Charles I of Austria.[1]

Automobiles of the Hungarian Rába Company, 1st: "Rába Alpha" sport car in 1914, 2nd: Rába Grand car from 1913, 3rd: Rába V truck from 1913

References[edit]

Burgess-Wise, David and Lance Cole (2000). The New Illustrated Encyclopedia of Automobiles. Book Sales. ISBN 0-7858-1106-0.