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Light cars and cyclecars of 1914

Light cars and cyclecars of 1914

specifications and illustrations of most of the principal makes now on the market

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Published by Temple Press Ltd in London .
Written in English


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Statementwith index and guide for buyers.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21300313M

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£I have a few copies left. First published in and re-published in in a collaboration with Gunn & Co and Antar Press. Basically a simple catalogue list of most of the british made Cyclecars and Light cars in production during the year of A useful reference book for restorers and enthusiasts.

62 pages with most cars illustrated. £ To order a copy, just email us. A cyclecar was a type of small, lightweight and inexpensive car manufactured in Europe and the United States between and the early s.

The purpose of cyclecars was to fill a gap in the market between the motorcycle and the car. The demise of cyclecars was due to larger cars – such as the Citroën Type C, Austin 7 and Morris Cowley – becoming more affordable. Sir John Carden was a prolific designer who went on to work on tanks but started his career with cyclecars.

His first design was a wooden bodied single seater powered by a cc single cylinder JAP engine driving the back axle by belt. There was no gearbox. At first he had built the cars at his home but demand was sufficient to warrant moving to larger premises in Teddington in February Class: cyclecar.

Light cars of that era were commonly known as voiturettes. The smaller cyclecars appeared around with a boom shortly before the outbreak of the First World War, with Temple Press launching The Cyclecar magazine on 27 November (later renamed The Light Car and Cyclecar), and the formation of the Cyclecar Club (which later evolved into.

Cyclecars were small, generally inexpensive cars manufactured mainly between and the late s. Contents[show] General description Cyclecars were propelled by single cylinder, V-twin or more rarely four cylinder engines, often air cooled.

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Officers of The zip cyclecar were R. Phelps (president) S. Decker French (vice president and treasurer) and Frank W. Skinner (secretary).

These men produced one of the best cycle cars or light car in American automobile history. Zip Light Car. Features include a 92 inch wheelbase, 40 inch tread, weight pounds and sold for $   The position of a passenger is good, just in the middle of wheel-base, but was that necessary when mostly at that seat was somebody modest the same as a driver.

Such cyclecars weren't a car for "upper crust" (high-top nobility and celebrity). Why they positioned driver at the rear, as a.

Some small cars (voiturettes, baby-cars), from before or after The Great War (WW1) were cheaper, or lighter or slower then some of cycle-cars, but was real cars in miniature, having water-cooled 2 or 4 cylinder engines, “normal” gearboxes, propeller shafts, differentials, good brakes, normal bodies Famous Salmson and Amilcar, followed by.

General description. Cyclecars were propelled by single cylinder, V-twin or more rarely four cylinder engines, often air cooled. Sometimes these had been originally used in motorcycles and other components from this source such as gearboxes were also employed.

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The after-war season wasn't really lucky for the aircraft production, therefore. General description. Cyclecars were propelled by single-cylinder, V-twin or more rarely four-cylinder engines, often air-cooled.

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Young men with big ideas about little cars rushed to put hastily conceived and poorly built cyclecars on the market. The smaller cyclecars appeared around with a boom shortly before the outbreak of World War I. The first successful cyclecars were Bédélia of France and G.N. from Britain. Sporting Cars and Cyclecar Races.

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The cyclecars appear. From toautomobile production quickly expanded. Light cars of that era were commonly known as voiturettes. The smaller cyclecars appeared around with a boom shortly before the outbreak of World War I.

The first successful cyclecars were Bédélia of France and G.N. from Britain. Sporting cars and cyclecar races. He takes the student from the advent of the original small cars introduced beforethrough the tricars and quadricars ofthe cyclecars of and the pioneer small cars ofdown through later light-car developments to the modern minicars and small cars.

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