Stanwood (automobile)

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The Stanwood was an American automobile manufactured by the Stanwood Motor Company from 1920 until 1922 in St Louis, Missouri.[1]

Stanwood Six
1920 Stanwood advertisement in Motor Age


Fred H. Berger was the chief engineer of the Stanwood Motor Car Company.[1] The Stanwood Six was an "assembled car" with Continental 7R six-cylinder engine. Parts advertised as fitted included Stromberg Carburetor, Westinghouse starting and lighting, Grant-Lees transmission, Borg & Beck clutch, Standard Parts rear axle, Bock roller bearings, Stewart-Warner vacuum feed fuel system, Gemmer steering gear, Atwater-Kent ignition, Perfection springs and Alemite chassis lubrication system.[2][3]

Offered in the first year only as a Touring car, on a 118-inch wheelbase at $2,050 (equivalent to $29,946 in 2022), a roadster and closed sedan were added for 1922. Production was approximately 200 to 300 cars before closing in 1922.[4][1]


  1. ^ a b c Kimes, Beverly Rae; Clark Jr., Henry Austin (1996). Standard Catalog of American Cars 1805-1942 (3rd ed.). Krause Publications. ISBN 978-0-87341-428-9.
  2. ^ Chilton's Motor Age. Chilton Company. 1920.
  3. ^ Automobile Trade Journal and Motor Age. Chilton Company (Incorporated). 1920.
  4. ^ Georgano, Nick (2001). The Beaulieu Encyclopedia of the Automobile (3 vol. ed.). Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers. ISBN 1-57958-293-1.