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E. H. Bentall and Co: Cars

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1906. Side Elevation
1906. Plan of Chassis
1906 Q4.
1906 Q4. 8hp. Two-cylinder.
February 1907.
1908. Ernie Linnett in the car.
June 1909.

Note: This is a sub-section of E. H. Bentall and Co

1904 Produced two prototype cars. Ernie Linnett was made chief engineer of the department

1906 November. Details of their cars - 16 hp.[1][2][3]

1906 December Announced they were introducing 8, 10 and 16-hp cars. [4]

1908 Started production of a range of engines initially from 2.5 to 7 hp and later extending the range to 9 hp. These first used the Crypto chassis and Lemoine front axle but Bentall later replaced these with ones of his own design

1909 Agents for London are the Long Acre Autocar Co

1911 June. Details of the 16-20hp car.[5]

1912 Production of Bentall cars ceased in 1912 (some lists say 1913) after about 100 cars had been built.

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