1906 Pierce-Arrow Great Arrow news, pictures, and information
The Pierce Great Arrow, introduced in 1904, was powered by a four-cylinder engine which was upgraded to a larger six-cylinder unit in 1907. The elegant bodies rested on a wheelbase that measured 93-inches and was the first automobile to be bodied with cast-aluminum panels. These stately vehicles carried a price tag to match, around $4,000. In comparison, the Pierce Motorette sold for under $1,000.
The Great Arrows were Pierce's entrance into the luxury car segment. They were more than just attractive vehicles, they had performance that allowed them to outpace their competition. A Great Arrow won the first five Glidden Tours and proving the vehicles performance capabilities and reliability. The reputation of the Pierce Gold Arrows quickly soared and the vehicles were in high demand.
In 1908, the Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company was officially established.
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