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1905 Panhard et Levassor
Panhard and Panhard et Levassor built automobiles from 1891 to 1967. In the early years of auto racing Panhards were dominant.
1906 Autocar Tourer
The Autocar Company of Ardmore, Pennsylvania built cars from 1901 to 1911 (trucks only after 1911). Autocar produced the first multi-cylinder shaft drive car in America.
1906 Black Motor Buggy
The Black Manufacturing Co. of Chicago produced highwheelers under the name of Chicago Motor Buggy from about 1906 until 1909.
1907 Cadillac Runabout
The slogan "Standard of the World" started with the series of single-cylinder Cadillacs in 1903.
1907 Renault Vanderbilt Racer
William Kissam "Willie K." Vanderbilt, Jr. encouraged the Renault factory to build ten smaller-sized versions of the successful 1906-07 Renault Grand Prix cars.
Overland was the brainchild of the president of the Standard Wheel Company of Terre Haute, Indiana, Charles Minshall, and Ross Polytechnic Institute graduate Claude Cox.
1908 Sears Motor Buggy
Sears, Roebuck, & Co. began the sale of motor vehicles through its 1908 catalog, the same year Henry Ford introduced the Model T.
1908 Stanley Model K
Better known as the Stanley Semi-Racer, this vehicle is the most valuable pre-1910 Stanley. In 1906, the “Coffin” nose Stanley was introduced, and this design, seen here, was prominent through 1914.
1908 Stanley Semi Racer
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