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Pierce-Arrow

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Reg No: SI 04019.
Reg No: SI 04019. (Detail)
Reg No: SI 06025.
1914. R7 5-ton lorry. Exhibit at the Dover Transport Museum.
1914. R7 5-ton lorry. Exhibit at the Dover Transport Museum.
November 1914.
1916. Pierce-Arrow Model R. Reg No: SV 4680.
January 1920.
1930. Pierce-Arrow Model B. Reg No: EL 1480.
Reg No: 743 UXC.

Imported in to the UK by Gaston, Williams and Wigmore and De Silva and Wallace.

General

In 1908, the Pierce Motor Co was renamed The Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company.

1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices of Petrol Motor Commercial Vehicles see the 1917 Red Book

Pierce-Arrow was an American car maker.

1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices see the 1917 Red Book

Trucks

  • In 1910 trucks were added to their production.

Buses

  • The Worm Drive from Britain was incorporated into their commercial designs. This happened because the company employed engineers from Dennis and Hallford.
  • 1924 The most expensive chassis on the market was launched at a price of £1,000.
  • This model was a normal-control bus chassis called model Z and had a six-cylinder engine.


See Also

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Sources of Information

  • Ian Allan - British Buses Since 1900 - Aldridge and Morris