Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 143,344 pages of information and 230,023 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Yaxa

From Graces Guide

Jump to: navigation, search

The Yaxa was a Swiss automobile produced from 1912 until 1914. Its name was a phonetic rendering of the phrase 'Y a que ça ("It's the only one there is").

Of Genevan manufacture, the car was built by Charles Bahni, an early collaborator of Charles-Edouard Henriod.

The Yaxa was a 1,692 cc light car which used a four-cylinder Zedel engine; among its other touches were central gear and brake levers. Baehni drove a Yaxa to victory in the 1913 Coupe de la Gruyère; nevertheless, the marque folded a year later.

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

1914 UK agent was Oylers

See Also

Loading...

Sources of Information