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Albion

Albion A14
Albion discontinued making private cars in 1913 to concentrate on an all-commercial programme. This is one of the last light commercial chassis made by the firm. Note the lack of windscreen, and the side windows for driver protection.


http://www.beaulieu.co.uk/motormuseum/motordisplay.cfm?C=T

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Frank   [Aug 18, 2007 at 08:49 PM]
Originally known as Albion Motor Car Company Ltd, it was founded in 1899 by Thomas Blackwood Murray and Norman Osborne Fulton (both of whom had previously been involved in Arrol-Johnston). The factory was originally on the first floor of a building in Finnieston Street, Glasgow and had only seven employees. In 1903 the company moved to new premises in Scotstoun. The Albion Motor Car Company Ltd was renamed Albion Motors in 1930.

In 1900 they built their first motor car, a rustic-looking dogcart made of varnished wood and powered by a flat-twin 8hp engine with gear-change by "Patent Combination Clutches" and solid tyres. 3115 cc 16hp vertical-twin, followed in 1906 by a 24hp four. One of the specialities the com
In 1903 Albion introduced a pany offered was solid-tired shooting-brakes. The last private Albions were powered by a 15hp monobloc four of 2492 cc..
Passenger car production ceased in 1915 but in 1920 the company announced that estate cars were available again based on a small bus chassis, it is not known if any were actually made.
Car models
Albion 8 (1900-1904) 2080cc twin-cylinder
Albion 12 (1900-1906) 2659cc twin-cylinder
Albion 16 (1905-1913) 3141cc twin-cylinder
Albion 24/30 (1906-1912) 3164cc 4 cylinder
Albion 15 (1912-1915) 2492cc 4 cylinder

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