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Humber: Sociable

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November 1898. Humber Sociable.

Note: This is a sub-section of Humber: Cars.

This car had seats side-by-side in a victoria body on C-springs. The engine was 2.5 hp at 750 rpm. It had three speeds and the cylinder was placed horizontally and air-cooled. The crankcase was enclosed and there was sight-feed lubricator to the bearings and cylinder.[1]

It used the Turrell engine and was produced in 1898. [2]


See Also

Sources of Information

  1. Vital to the Life of the Nation. Published 1946.
  2. The Light Car by C. F. Caunter. Published in 1970. ISBN 11 290003 8