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''Note: This is a sub-section of [[Humber: Cars]].''
 
''Note: This is a sub-section of [[Humber: Cars]].''
  
== General ==
 
 
* 5 h.p. Humberette 1903-05. 613cc. Available in Beeston and Coventry versions
 
* 5 h.p. Humberette 1903-05. 613cc. Available in Beeston and Coventry versions
 
* 6.5 h.p. Royal Humberette 1904-05. 773cc. Available in Beeston and Coventry versions
 
* 6.5 h.p. Royal Humberette 1904-05. 773cc. Available in Beeston and Coventry versions
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For 1904 a 6.5 hp version was introduced and had a three-speed gearbox.  
 
For 1904 a 6.5 hp version was introduced and had a three-speed gearbox.  
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1912 October. Details of the latest Humberette.<ref>[[The Autocar 1912/10/12]]</ref>.
  
 
They are also notable for being the first volume-produced British motorcars.
 
They are also notable for being the first volume-produced British motorcars.
  
== List of Models by Registration Number ==
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'''List of Models by Registration Number
 
* 1903 [[Humber: Humberette: AW 108| AW 108]]
 
* 1903 [[Humber: Humberette: AW 108| AW 108]]
 
* 1903 [[Humber: Humberette: BS 8201| BS 8201]]
 
* 1903 [[Humber: Humberette: BS 8201| BS 8201]]

Latest revision as of 23:21, 28 February 2018

May 1904. Humberette.
1904. Samuel Tanner on a 6.5hp Royal Humberette. Reg No.AA 611.
1913. Humberette. Reg No: AB 260.
1914. Exhibit at the Franschhoek Motor Museum.
April 1914.
1945.1903 Humber AW 108,owned by Sam Wright.
1945.1903 Humber owned by Sam Wright.

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

  • 5 h.p. Humberette 1903-05. 613cc. Available in Beeston and Coventry versions
  • 6.5 h.p. Royal Humberette 1904-05. 773cc. Available in Beeston and Coventry versions
  • 7.5 h.p. Royal Humberette 1905. 1,419cc. Available in Beeston version only.

Two forward and one reverse speed and shaft drive to a live axle. The Royal version had artillery style wheels as opposed to the wire ones.

1903 Humber began volume car production with a lightweight two-seater on a tubular chassis fitted with wire wheels and powered by a copy of a De Dion-Bouton single-cylinder engine.

The vehicle was produced in both Humber's Beeston and Coventry factories, the former making cars to a higher specification.

For 1904 a 6.5 hp version was introduced and had a three-speed gearbox.

1912 October. Details of the latest Humberette.[1].

They are also notable for being the first volume-produced British motorcars.

List of Models by Registration Number

See Also

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Sources of Information

  • The Humber Story by Demaus and Tarring. Published 1989. ISBN 0-86299-596-5