1914 Locomobile Model 38 news, pictures, and information
1914 Locomobile Berline Limousine by Kellner et Ses FilsThe Locomobile Company of America always built some of the finest automobiles. It was considered by many the 'American Rolls-Royce' in standard.
This example with custom French body by Kellner has a six-cylinder engine and weighs over 5,500 pounds. It is the only known remaining example of the Berline coach style. The interior features silver lamps by Tiffany. It was awarded Best of Show at the Hilton Head Concours.
This is the only Locomobile Berline in the world. It has an all-aluminum body and had an original cost of $7,000. It was the first model produced with an all metal top, and the use of compound curves on the body, it incorporated the sun visor as part of the roof. It utilized imported fabrics in the interior, with interior lamps by Tiffany.
The Locomobile was a prestigious motorcar in its time. The engine was a 'T' head valve arrangement with an enormous 540 cubic-inch engine. This example has a custom Berline body designed and built by Kellner. This unique body is cast aluminum and was the first car with an all metal top, incorporation the sun-visor as part of the top. The lavish interior contains tiffany lamps, French silk and embroidery as well as English Broadcloth fabric with French Velvet. This award winning Locomobile is the only one of this type that has survived and is truly a unique automobile. This award winning restoration was completed mainly by the talents of its owner in 2006.
This Locomobile touring car, a Type 38, was powered by a 63 horsepower (actual), six-cylinder T-head motor. The company adopted left hand drive for 1914.
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