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American Underslung
The American Motor Car Co.
Indianapolis, Indiana
1905-1911

The American Motors Co.
Indianapolis, Indiana
1912-1915

The American Motor Car Co. of Indianapolis, Indiana made an American Automobile from 1905 to 1915. The original American was designed by Harry Stutz. When Stutz left The American Motor Car Co. in 1906, Fred Tone took over as chief engineer and designed the American Underslung.

Early American Motor Car Co. automobiles were made with a conventional chassis. A conventional chassis was very high on the wheels, the side rails above the axles. With an underslung chassis the rails were below the axles. The underslung models became a good selling point and by 1911 all American Motor Car Co. automobiles had a underslung chassis.

1907 American Underslung
1907 American Underslung

The first American Underslung was a two passenger Roadster shown above. Known as a Type 44 this American Automobile was equipped with a four cylinder engine that developed 35 horsepower. Wheel base was 105 inches with 36 inch wheels and tires.

1911 American-Underslung
1911 American Underslung - The American Motor Car Co.

In 1911 The American Motor Car Co introduced the "Traveler" that was equipped with four cylinder 50 horsepower engines and 40 inch wheels and tires. This new 1911 American Underslung Touring Car was priced at $4250.00. By 1912 The American Motor Car Co. reorganized into The American Motors Co.

1913 American-Underslung
1913 American Underslung - The American Motors Co.

In 1912 and again in 1913 The American Motor Car Co introduced the "Scout" that sold for $1,475.00 and the $2450.00 "Tourist". The Scout was a two passenger Roadster equipped with a four cylinder engine made by Teetor-Hartley that was rated at 40 horsepower. Features included a three speed transmission, 105 inch wheel base, 36 inch wheels and tires, self starter, Warner speedometer, mohair top and the color was American wine with black fender.

1914 American Underslung
1914 American Underslung

Six cylinder automobiles were introduced for the final 1914 model year. Over the years the American Underslung went from "A Car For The Discrimating Few" to "American's Prettiest Car" and finally "America's Most Luxurious Car" with a hefty price and too few customers.

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