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1915 Autocar XX1UF truck; Autocar Company; 1915; 2015.276

Name/Title
1915 Autocar XX1UF truck
About this object
Year: 1915
Make: Autocar
Model: XX1UF
Serial No: 14185
Engine Make: Autocar
Engine Type: 2 cylinder horizontally opposed
In3: 159
GVWlbs: 4000
Gearbox: 3 speed
There were approximately 30,000 of this model built between 1908 and 1926. From 1908 until 1919 they were the only model built by Autocar and in 1919 they introduced a 4 cylinder model.
This truck was bought from Southwards Motor Museum at Paraparamu in 2001 where it had been in the basement for approximately 20 years. It may have come from a farm in the Wairarapa or Hawkes Bay. It took Ian Ridd and Bill Richardson 6 months to restore.

Maker Role
Manufacturer
Date Made
1915
Subject and Association Keywords
technology, transport, truck
Collection
Bill Richardson Transport World
Credit Line
From the collection of Bill Richardson Transport World
Object number
2015.276
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