The Elgin Car Company of Illinois made approx 17,000 cars between their commencement in 1916 and demise in 1925.
This car was rebuilt in the UK by a VSCC club member about 15 years ago with a one-off body and road registration as an historic vehicle. It has a 3 litre OHV six cylinder Falls engine, 3 speed gearbox, electric start, generator, lights and 2 wheel brakes. Recent detail improvements including engine rebuild. Some period literature and spares including block and crank (both used). Potential Edwardian racer or just a lot of fun. Seen at Saltburn hill climb in 2019.
Driven by Edgar Wren as a promotional car to secure new orders of the 20hp model
The first prototype Austin Twenty began to take shape in the chassis-erecting shop at Longbridge during 1917 and an.....