American Automobiles American Automobiles American Automobiles

The Auburn Automobile 1900-1909 & The Auburn Automobile Co.

1928 Studebaker Collector & Classic Cars
Phaetons - Roadsters - Touring Cars
3 Window Coupes - Sedan
1955 Chevy 1955-1956-1957 Chevrolets
Bel Air - 210 - 150 - Nomad
Hard Tops - 2 Door Sedans
Street Rod Hot Rods / Street Rods
Chevrolet - Ford - Rat Rods
Project Cars - Duece Coupe
Chevy Camaro Muscle Cars
Chevy Chevelle - Chevy Camaro
Ford Mustang - Plymouth Barracuda
Auburn
1900-1909
The Auburn Automobile Co.
Auburn, Indiana

One of the most famous of all American Automobiles was the Auburn produced in Auburn, Indiana by The Auburn Automobile Company.

The Auburn first appeared in 1900 when Frank and Morris Eckhart of the Eckhart Carriage Company began experimenting with hand built cars. The Eckhart's sold these hand built experimental automobiles in and around Auburn, Indiana.

1903 Auburn Runabout
1903 Auburn Runabout

In 1902, Auburn manufacture began in earnest and in 1903 examples were shown nationally at the Chicago Auto show. The 1903 Auburn was equipped with a single cylinder engine that could be started by crank from the seat. Features included a single chain drive, a 78 inch wheelbase and wheel steering.

1904 Auburn Runabout
1904 Auburn Runabout

The $800.00 1904 Auburn Runabout was essentially the same as the 1903 models. However, solid rubber tires had given way to pneumatics and the fuel tank was mounted under the hood. A larger six horsepower single cylinder engine was used. Optional accessories included oil lamps, frontal lantern type searchlights and a bulb horn. Only 50 Auburn automobiles were made in 1904.

1906 Auburn Touring Car
1906 Auburn Touring Car - Model C

Auburn five passenger tonneau Touring Cars first appeared in 1905 with horizontally opposed water cooled two cylinder engines that developed 24 horsepower. The water tank joined the gasoline tank under the hood. Fenders and running boards were added. These Auburn's were priced at $450.00 more than the original.

In 1906, after the Model Gas Engine Works moved to Peru, Indiana, its complex was acquired by The Auburn Automobile Co. All Auburn's were produced at this location for the next thirty years..

1906 Auburn Model C
1906 Auburn Model C
1907 Auburn Turing Car
1907 Auburn Touring Car
Click on image above to see full size!

In 1906 a Model C side entrance five passenger Touring Car was produced. These automobiles were also equipped with the two cylinder engines of 24 horsepower. By 1907 a $1,250.00 five passenger Touring Car with a 100 inch wheelbase, pressed steel frame, 32 inch x 3 1/2 inch wheels and tires was produced by The Auburn Automobile Co. Advertising claims included "The Most For The Money" and "You Can't Equal It For $1,250."

1909 Auburn Model B
1909 Auburn Model B
1909 Auburn Model G
1909 Auburn Model G
Click on image above to see full size!

All new Auburn's were introduced in 1909. Six distinct models are known to have been built all with four cylinder engines. A model B with a detachable tonneau shown above cost $1,400.00 in 1909. This four passenger Touring Car was equipped with a vertical 4 inch bore x 4 inch stroke four cylinder engine rated at 25-30 horsepower. Features were selective type three transmission, shaft drive, 106 inch wheelbase and jump spark ignition.

A model G Touring Car cost $1,250.00 in 1909. This Touring Car was equipped with a 24 horsepower four cylinder engine that had a 5 1/4 inch bore and 5 inch stroke. Features included a 100 inch wheelbase, planetary two speed transmission, 32 inch x 3 1/2 inch wheels and tires.

The Auburn Automobile Co. Factory
The Auburn Automobile Co. Factory

1903 Auburn Runabout
1903 Auburn Runabout

For More Information On The Auburn Automobiles

1900-1909 Auburn   1910-1919 Auburn   1920-1929 Auburn   1930-1936 Auburn

Find Antique Cars, Collector Cars, 1950s-1960s Classic Cars, 1960s-1970s
Muscle Cars, Hot Rods, Rat Rods, Street Rods and Vintage Military Vehicles!
1900-1929 Antique Cars For Sale
1930-1939 Antique Cars For Sale
1940-1949 Collector Cars For Sale

1950-1959 Classic Cars For Sale
1960s 1970s Muscle Car For Sale

Hot Rods & Rat Rods For Sale
Pro Street & Street Rods For Sale

Collectibles Automobilia For Sale
Vintage Auto Advertising For Sale

Auto Manuals & Literature For Sale
Auto Books & Manuals For Sale
Auto Brochures & Catalogs

1929 Studebaker
Find Auto Related Collectibles, Automobilia, Advertising, Auto Manuals,
Auto Books, Auto Brochures and Vintage Auto Literature For Sale!

Site Navigation

  • HOME - American Automobiles
  • A - Manufacturers
  • B - Manufacturers
  • C - Manufacturers
  • D - Manufacturers
  • E - Manufacturers
  • F - Manufacturers
  • G - Manufacturers
  • H - Manufacturers
  • I - Manufacturers
  • J - Manufacturers
  • K - Manufacturers
  • L - Manufacturers
  • M - Manufacturers
  • N - Manufacturers
  • O - Manufacturers
  • P - Manufacturers
  • Q - Manufacturers
  • R - Manufacturers
  • S - Manufacturers
  • T - Manufacturers
  • U - Manufacturers
  • V - Manufacturers
  • W - Manufacturers
  • X - Manufacturers
  • Y - Manufacturers
  • Z - Manufacturers
  • Electric Automobile Manufacturers
  • Steam Automobile Manufacturers
  • American Cyclecar Manufacturers
  • American Automobiles Automotive Articles

  • Fabulous Tail Fins of the 50s & 60s

    1903 Auburn Runabout
    Auburn Sales and Service Sign

    Auburn Automobiles For Sale

    1936 Replica/Kit Makes Auburn 876 Boattail Speedster Made by CCC 1936 Auburn 876 Boattail Speedster by CCC

    04/24/17 7:55 am

    $48,900.00
    End Date: Monday May-1-2017 7:55:12 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $48,900.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    1935 Other Makes GLENN PRAY REPLICA, FORD 460, TITLED AS '79 AUBURN, PS, RUNS AND DRIVES GREAT!

    04/23/17 1:43 am

    $69,995.00
    End Date: Tuesday May-23-2017 1:43:07 PDT
    Add to watch list

    1927 Other Makes 6-66 Sedan 1927 Auburn Sedan Survivor

    04/21/17 6:43 am

    $16,475.00
    End Date: Monday May-1-2017 6:43:41 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $16,475.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit 4x4. Auburn Pearl.Fully loaded.Clean Car Fax.

    04/20/17 10:23 am

    $27,900.00
    End Date: Saturday May-20-2017 10:23:09 PDT
    Add to watch list

    1978 Replica/Kit Makes BOATTAIL SPEEDSTER CUSTOM 1978 AUBURN BOATTAIL SPEEDSTER REPLICA BY AUBURN SPEEDSTER CO FABULOUS CONDITION

    04/15/17 7:53 pm

    $47,500.00
    End Date: Tuesday Apr-25-2017 19:53:16 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $47,500.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    1903-1949 Buick For Sale

    1927 Buick Model 24 Sport Roadster 1927 Buick Sport Roadster - Very Rare - Restored

    $52,500.00
    End Date: Tuesday May-9-2017 5:26:11 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $52,500.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    1948 Buick Roadmaster Time Capsule! 320ci Straight 8, Three On-the-Tree, Pwr Top, Pwr Window, Pwr Seat

    $72,900.00
    End Date: Monday Apr-24-2017 17:19:36 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $72,900.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    1947 Buick Roadmaster -- 1947 Buick Roadmaster

    $59,998.00
    End Date: Thursday May-18-2017 12:14:46 PDT
    Add to watch list

    1929 Buick Other -- 1929 Buick Sedan

    $44,595.00
    End Date: Friday May-12-2017 21:02:17 PDT
    Add to watch list

    1939 Buick Other 1939 Used Automatic

    $26,500.00
    End Date: Monday May-22-2017 11:32:22 PDT
    Add to watch list

    1939 Buick Century 1939 buick century

    $8,201.00 (3 Bids)
    End Date: Wednesday Apr-26-2017 5:56:24 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $14,500.00
    Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

    1940 Buick Other Extensive Restoration 1940 Buick Special Extensive Restoration Manual Convertible

    $59,900.00
    End Date: Thursday Apr-27-2017 11:25:30 PDT
    Add to watch list

    1941 Buick Series 40 Sedanette -- 1941 Buick Series 40 Sedanette

    $25,500.00
    End Date: Thursday May-18-2017 23:05:37 PDT
    Add to watch list

    1937 Buick 47 1937 BUICK SPECIAL PLAIN BACK 4DR SEDAN

    $7,000.00 (0 Bids)
    End Date: Monday Apr-24-2017 15:01:36 PDT
    Bid now | Add to watch list

    1934 Buick Other 1934 Buick 60 series, Model 61

    $11,433.33 (8 Bids)
    End Date: Saturday Apr-29-2017 18:00:00 PDT
    Bid now | Add to watch list

    1902-1949 Cadillac For Sale

    1930 Cadillac 340 Five-Passenger Fleetshire Phaeton 1930 LaSalle 340 Five-Passenger Fleetshire Phaeton by Fleetwood Cadillac 1930s

    $116,900.00
    End Date: Thursday May-11-2017 8:15:52 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $116,900.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    1949 Cadillac Fleetwood cadillac fleetwood

    $2,000.00 (0 Bids)
    End Date: Monday May-1-2017 9:43:13 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $22,000.00
    Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

    1949 Cadillac Series 62 1949 Cadillac Series 62

    $15,000.00 (0 Bids)
    End Date: Monday May-1-2017 11:05:32 PDT
    Bid now | Add to watch list

    1941 Cadillac Fleetwood original type tan cloth 1941 cadillac fleetwood sixty special

    $40,000.00
    End Date: Sunday Apr-30-2017 16:40:02 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $40,000.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    1942 Cadillac 62 SERIES BLUE 1942 CADILLAC CONVERTIBLE BARN FIND ,ORIGINAL SURVIVOR 1 OF 12 KNOWN ,NO RESERVE

    $9,600.00 (23 Bids)
    End Date: Wednesday Apr-26-2017 15:30:32 PDT
    Bid now | Add to watch list

    1914 Cadillac Other Convertible 1914 Convertible Used Manual

    $59,500.00
    End Date: Wednesday Apr-26-2017 14:49:45 PDT
    Add to watch list

    1939 Cadillac 7 Passenger Touring W/ Trunk -- 1939 Cadillac 7 Passenger Touring W/ Trunk

    $65,000.00
    End Date: Monday May-15-2017 20:46:34 PDT
    Add to watch list

    1941 Cadillac Fleetwood Fleetwood 1941 Cadillac Fleetwood Sixty Special Imperial Sedan *$439 PER MONTH!*

    $56,900.00
    End Date: Friday Apr-28-2017 14:52:01 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $56,900.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list
  • Home | Site Map | Links | Privacy Policy

    This site is Copyright Farber and Associates, LLC 2009-2012, All Rights Reserved