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Trumbull
The American Cyclecar Co.
Bridgeport, CT
1913-1915

The Trumbull Motor Car Co.
Bridgeport, CT
1915

The Trumbull Cyclecar was designed in 1912 by Harry J. Stoops of Detroit for the American Cyclecar Co. and called The American.

However, before production began the American Cyclecar Co. was acquired by Alexander H. and Isaac B. Trumbull and renamed The Trumbull.

The Trumbull was manufactured in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Two different models were produced. A two passenger roadster and a two passenger closed sedan. Prices ranged from $395.00 to $600.00. In addition some Trumbull delivery vans were made in 1915.

1914 Trumbull Roadster
1914 Trumbull Roadster

The four cylinder engine used in the Trumbull was designed by K. L. Hermann of the Hermann Engineering Company of Detroit. It was a side valve inline four cylinder with 86.4 cubic inch that developed 14-18 horsepower.

1914 Trumbull Two Passenger Sedan
1914 Trumbull Two Passenger Sedan

The first Trumbull's had a friction disc transmission and final drive by chain. Later models were equipped with a 3 speed manual transmission. Trumball advertising claimed a top speed of 50 MPH.

1915 Trumbull Roadster
1915 Trumbull Roadster

Only about 2,000 Trumbull's were made from 1913 to 1915. It was estimated that 1,500 units were exported to Europe and Australia. Many American Automobile company's were shut down due to World War I. The Trumbull Motor Car Co. was closed when twenty Trumbull Cyclecars went down with the Lusitania when it was torpedoed by a German submarine in 1915. Among the passengers on board the Lusitania was Isaac Trumbull. He was on his way to close a sale for 300 of his Trumbull light cars.

1915 Trumbull Newspaper Advertisement
1915 Trumbull Newspaper Advertisement

The Trumbull Cyclecar was advertised a "America's First Fully Equipped Light Car"! With a wheelbase of only 80 inches, the Trumbull was also the smallest American Cyclecar made. This 1915 Trumbull Cyclecar was priced at $425.00.

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