1925 Detroit Electric Model 95 news, pictures, and information
The Detroit Electric car was built by the Anderson Electric Car Company and subsequently the Detroit Electric Car Company from 1907 to 1932. Another fifteen cars were assembled until 1939 along with some refurbished cars. During the entire period, 12,690 cars were produced, of which only 1,450 were built after 1920 as electrics dropped from fashion. The cars had an advertised range of 80 miles between charges. Top speed was only 20 mph which was considered adequate for city driving. Women were the primary customers.
This B 95 Brougham has spent many years in museums, including the Sloan Museum in Flint, Michigan. It is one of only 48 Detroit Electrics built with the Roth brothers motor rather than the Elwell Parker motors typically used. Only three are known to survive.
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|• Stanley Steamer takes centre stage for spring sale|
Brooklands will provide the backdrop for the ultimate MPV – built long before the category was even invented – when a 1917 20hp Stanley Mountain Wagon crosses the 'block' on Saturday March 9th for Historics' spring sale. Having sold their dry plate photographic business to Eastman Kodak, twin brothers Francis E. Stanley and Freelan O. Stanley decided to set up the Stanley Motor Carriage Company in order to manufacture steam powe...[Read more...]
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|See Vintage Steam Cars at this year's Glenmoor Gathering|
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