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Imperial Autocar Manufacturing Co

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1899. Imperial Star car at the Richmond Show.
January 1902.

Imperial Autocar Manufacturing Company of Erskine Street, Manchester.

Two cars were introduced in 1901 with either a 3.5hp 2 cylinder engine under the seat or 6hp 2 cylinder engine front mounted.

1901 July. Details of the 3.5-hp voiturette.[1]

1901 August. Details of the 6-hp car.[2]

Later the company sold French Lacoste et Battmann models with Imperial bodies. The last ones seem to have been sold around 1906.

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