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  • Lot 60

    1917 Dodge Brothers Roadster

    £12,000 - £14,000 est. £12,000 - £14,000 est.
    Auction Date: 25 Oct 2017
    RESERVE PRICE
    Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 0DE
    • Engine size: 3.4
    Auction Date: 25 Oct 2017
    £12,000 - £14,000 est. £12,000 - £14,000 est.
    Auction Date: 25 Oct 2017
    RESERVE PRICE
    Brightwells
    01568 611122 View contact number
  • 1917 Dodge Brothers Roadster

    £16,950 £16,950

    The Dodge Brothers of Detroit, John and Horace, played a pivotal role in motoring history, by initially supplying engines to the Olds Motor Works, and then working with Henry Ford to supply virtually every component of his early motor vehicles, apart from the glass and tyres, before launching their own brand of motor cars in 1914. This 1917 Dodge Brothers Roadster has the tried and tested four cylinder "Monobloc ' engine of 98mm bore and 114mm stroke giving a capacity of 3439.6cc and an R.A.C power output of 23.8HP. Fitted with a three speed gearbox,once in top gear it will cruise comfortably at 45mph or cope with town traffic at 5mphthe torque produced by the engine makes light work of all but the very steepest hills.The car is robustly constructed,simple to maintain and easy to start (with an autostart fitted )and drive . This particular vehicle was imported into the UK some years ago by a Sussex based stalwart of the Veteran Car club ,who ensured it was always maintained in top condition ,much of the work completed by NP Veteran Engineering and always ready for the road. The current owner has continued with the same approach:the quiet running of the engine and back axle,the smoo

    • Year: 1917
    For sale
    £16,950 £16,950