The slogan "Standard of the World" started with the series of single-cylinder Cadillacs in 1903.

Joining Cadillac in 1904, Henry M. Leland created a revolution by insisting that there be “absolute interchangability of parts.” In 1908 this policy was proven when in Britain three single-cylinder Cadillacs were disassembled, the parts mixed and the cars reassembled and run on a track for 500 miles.

Specifications: Model K; engine single-cylinder, horizontal, water-cooled; bore 5 in., stroke 5 in., displacement 98.2 cu. in., 10 hp.

Price new, $800.

Accession no. 1975G04

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