American Automobiles American Automobiles American Automobiles

The Argo Cyclecar & The Argo Motor Co.

Cadillac Coupe Cadillac Collector Cars
Runabouts - LaSalle - Model M
Cadillac Thirty - Model K
Cadillac Sedan 1950s Cadillac Cars For Sale
Series 61 - Coupe deVille
Eldorado Convertible - Imperial
Cadillac 4 door sedan 1940s Cadillac Cars For Sale
Division Sedan - Imperial Sedan
Club Coupe - Formal Sedan
Cadillac Touring Car 1930s Cadillac Cars For Sale
Town Sedan - Fleetwood -
V8 - V12 - V16 Engines
Argo Cyclecar
The Argo Motor Co.
Jackson, MI
1914-1916

Built in Jackson, MI, the Argo was a popular American Cyclecar. This Cyclecar was built by the Argo Motor Co. and was owned by Benjamin Briscoe. Briscoe had a well equipped factory in Jackson, MI, an efficient organization and was an American Manufacturer of other products. The factory had been previously used by the Standard Electric Car Co to build an electric car.

1915 Argo Cyclecar
1915 Argo Cyclecar

The Argo Motor Co. originally made their Cyclecar with a four cylinder 12 horsepower engine. Benjamin Briscoe called his Cyclecar the Motorvique. Very few Argo Cyclecars were sold in the United States, and in 1916, it was replaced by an American Automobile called "The Argo Standard". The Argo Standard was up against stiff completion from Ford and others, so in 1917 the company was sold to Mansell Hackett. Hackett moved the Argo plant to Jackson, MI then changed it's name to the Hackett.

1916 Argo Cyclecar Magazine Ad
1916 Argo Standard Magazine Ad

The above announcement was a print ad in a vintage magazine by Smith Motor Sales Co. In 1916 the Argo Cyclecar was replaced by a conventional 2 passenger roadster and a 5 passenger touring car. The most interesting part is the last line. "If you're considering any car under $1,000.00, come in." As you can see the 2 passenger roadster sold for $385.00. A 5 passenger touring car sold for $435.00. The 17 1/2 horsepower was available with electric starting for an additional $60.00.

1914 Argo Cyclecar
1914 Argo Cyclecar

1918 Argo Cyclecar
1918 Argo Cyclecar

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

    American Rat Rods For Sale

    1974 Ford Roll Off Car Hauler F-600 1974 Ford F-600 Roll Off Roll Back tilt bed car hauler hot rat rod SCTA Race

    $12,000.00 (0 Bids)
    End Date: Sunday Apr-22-2018 10:00:00 PDT
    Bid now | Add to watch list

    1930 Ford Model A Rat Rod

    $11,000.00 (25 Bids)
    End Date: Saturday Apr-21-2018 1:58:14 PDT
    Bid now | Add to watch list

    1952 Chevrolet Other Pickups 3100 Chevrolet Rat Rod Truck 1952 Classic 3100 - $24,500.00

    $24,500.00
    End Date: Sunday Apr-29-2018 9:12:26 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $24,500.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    1947 Dodge Other Pickups 1947 Dodge Truck Flat Bed 1 ton dual wheel rat rod complete parts or restoration

    $1,500.00 (0 Bids)
    End Date: Monday Apr-23-2018 7:35:03 PDT
    Bid now | Add to watch list

    1962 Buick Special Rat Rod Hot Rod Custom Wagon 1962 Buick Custom Station Wagon

    $5,601.00 (16 Bids)
    End Date: Sunday Apr-22-2018 18:03:08 PDT
    Bid now | Add to watch list

    1929 Ford Model A 1929 HOT STREET RAT ROD All Steel Super Charged Show Winner One of a Kind Ford

    $39,900.00
    End Date: Monday Apr-23-2018 21:36:45 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $39,900.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    1969 Dodge Other hot rod rat rod

    $7,650.00
    End Date: Thursday Apr-26-2018 13:37:14 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $7,650.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    1941 Chevrolet C-10 1941 prewar Chevy truck PU Hot Rod Rat Rod long box

    $7,100.00 (0 Bids)
    End Date: Friday Apr-20-2018 15:26:14 PDT
    Bid now | Add to watch list

    1937 Chevrolet COUPE 1937 Chevy gasser hot rod rat rod street rod rat rod chopped top custom coupe

    $27,500.00
    End Date: Thursday May-10-2018 19:54:37 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $27,500.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    1927 Chevrolet Other 1927 Chevy roadster coupe steel body rat rod hot rod Gasser vintage unfinished

    $7,500.00
    End Date: Friday Apr-20-2018 8:58:39 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $7,500.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    1930 Chevrolet Other 1930 chevrolet rat rod Cadillac flathead 346c.i.

    $10,000.00
    End Date: Wednesday Apr-25-2018 10:45:13 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $10,000.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    1934 Chevrolet Other 1934 Chevy Rat Rod

    $18,500.00 (0 Bids)
    End Date: Monday Apr-23-2018 8:26:54 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $24,000.00
    Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

    1955 Ford Thunderbird 1955 Thunderbird Street Rat Rod project car convertible t-bird...THUNDERMERO

    $16,800.00
    End Date: Wednesday May-9-2018 6:55:41 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $16,800.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    1948 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1948 Chevy Rat Rod Special

    $1,025.00 (9 Bids)
    End Date: Sunday Apr-22-2018 18:45:00 PDT
    Bid now | Add to watch list

    1940 Chevrolet Special Deluxe RAT ROD 1940 chevrolet deluxe RAT ROD

    $1,025.00 (8 Bids)
    End Date: Saturday Apr-21-2018 4:16:41 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $12,711.00
    Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

    1953 Chevrolet Suburban 1948 Chevy Suburban Rat Rod Patina Restomod

    $13,600.00 (32 Bids)
    End Date: Sunday Apr-22-2018 8:13:02 PDT
    Bid now | Add to watch list
  • Home | Site Map | Links | Privacy Policy

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