American Automobiles American Automobiles American Automobiles

The Drexel Automobile & The Drexel Motor Car Co.

1927 Pontiac Collector & Antique Cars
Apperson - American Mercedes
Auburn - Autocar - American Underslung
1955 Chevy Nomad 1955-1956-1957 Chevrolets
Bel Air - 210 - 150 - Nomad
Hard Tops - 2 Door Sedans
Street Rod Hot Rods / Street Rods
Hot Rods For Sale - Chevy
American Hot Rods - Ford
1969 Dodge Superbee Muscle Cars
Muscle Cars For Sale - Challenger
Dodge Super Bee - Dodge Charger
Drexel
The Drexel Motor Car Co.
Chicago, Illinois
1916-1917

The Drexel Motor Car Co. succeeded The Farmack Motor Car Co. in 1916. The Farmack Motor Car Co. produced the Farmack in 1915 and 1916. The Drexel Motor Car Co. produced the Drexel in 1916 and 1917.

The 1916 and 1917 Drexel was offered as a $1,650.00 seven passenger Touring Car, $985.00 five passenger Touring Car and a $1,650.00 four passenger Club Roadster.

The Drexel was an American Automobile that was equipped with a Farmer overhead valve overhead cam engine that could develop 3,600 RPM, a very high speed for 1917.

1917 Drexel Club Roadster
1917 Drexel Club Roadster

The Drexel and Farmack both used the high speed Farmer engine. The Farmer engine was a four cylinder water cooled power plant with 3 1/2 inch bore and a five inch stroke. Each cylinder had four overhead valves. The Magneto, oil pump, fan pully was driven by the crankshaft by a 1 1/2 inch Morse silent chain. A second chain off the crankshaft operated the overhead camshaft. The Farmer used Tobin bronze bearing.

1917 Drexel Five Passenger Touring Car
1917 Drexel Five Passenger Touring Car

Shown above was the Drexel five passenger Touring Car. This Touring Car was equipped with a 40 horsepower Farmer engine, had a wheelbase of 112 inches and was priced at $965.00. Three finishes were offered on all Drexel automobiles, Drexel green, deep blue and peerless gray.

1917 Drexel Touring Car 1917 Drexel Club Roadster
1917 Drexel Touring Car and Club Roadster
Click on images above to see full size!

Shown above is a two page Drexel advertisement from a 1917 magazine. The advertisement displayed features and specifications of the Drexel seven passenger Touring Car and the classy Drexel four passenger Club Roadster. Advertising claims made included - "On any boulevard the Drexel seven passenger Touring Car and four passenger Club Roadster can hold their own in comparison with the picked cars of England, France, Germany or Italy". According to the advertisement it also included "Luxury, comfort and Performance".

1917 Drexel Farmer Four Cylinder
1917 Drexel Farmer Four Cylinder

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 Street Rods For Sale

    1946 Ford Wrecker Street Rod Show Truck 1946 Ford 1/2 Ton Street Rod Wrecker 350 Small Block 400HP, Antique - Restored

    $1,000.00 (1 Bid)
    End Date: Friday Jul-28-2017 11:42:08 PDT
    Bid now | Add to watch list

    1931 Ford Model A 2 Door Coupe Street Rod Custom AllSteel 1931 StreetRod ShowCar 350/350 9 Inch 4WPDB PS AC 30 32 34 36

    $20,500.00 (21 Bids)
    End Date: Monday Jul-24-2017 18:00:11 PDT
    Bid now | Add to watch list

    1936 Chevrolet Street Rod Master Deluxe 2-Door Sedan 1936 Chevy Street Rod Master Deluxe 2-Door Sedan! LT1 Engine! A/C! Super Nice!

    $54,888.00
    End Date: Thursday Aug-3-2017 8:43:03 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $54,888.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    1939 Ford Roadster Convertible Streetrod 1939 Ford Roadster Convertible Streetrod Hot Rod V8 350/300hp

    $65,000.00
    End Date: Friday Jul-21-2017 14:21:02 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $65,000.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    1939 Ford Other Pickups rat rod hot rod street rod ford pick up

    $9,600.00 (20 Bids)
    End Date: Monday Jul-24-2017 0:00:33 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $22,000.00
    Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

    1933 Oldsmobile Coupe Street Rod 1933 OLDS Coupe Street Rod

    $30,000.00
    End Date: Sunday Aug-6-2017 6:53:50 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $30,000.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    1937 Ford Woody Wagon Woody Wagon! Downs Body, Custom Chassis! GM 350ci V8, 700R4, A/C, 4-Wheel Disc

    $79,900.00
    End Date: Wednesday Aug-9-2017 5:01:06 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $79,900.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    1930 Pontiac Street Rod 2 Door Sedan 1930 Pontiac 2 Door Sedan Street Rod

    $33,000.00
    End Date: Friday Jul-28-2017 14:33:06 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $33,000.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    1940 Ford Other Pickups Custom Pickup! GM 400ci V8, 700R4 Automatic, Posi, Vintage A/C, PS, PB, Disc!

    $49,900.00
    End Date: Thursday Jul-27-2017 11:18:12 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $49,900.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    1934 Ford Cabriolet Custom Build! GM 468ci V8, 671 BSDM Supercharger, TH400 Auto, Disc, PW

    $79,900.00
    End Date: Monday Jul-24-2017 8:34:21 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $79,900.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    1940 Willys Coupe Custom Build! LS1 5.7L, 4L60E Auto, Art Morrison Chassis, A/C, PS, 4-Wheel Disc

    $74,900.00
    End Date: Tuesday Aug-8-2017 8:57:15 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $74,900.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    1932 Ford MODEL 18 BASE REAL HENRY ALL STEEL 5 WINDOW COUPE, SUPER NICE BUILD, SHOW AND GO!!!

    $55,555.55
    End Date: Sunday Jul-23-2017 7:52:58 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $55,555.55
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    Early American Automobiles For Sale

    1947 Pontiac Streamliner G80 1947 Pontiac Streamliner

    $9,289.00 (10 Bids)
    End Date: Saturday Jul-22-2017 15:59:29 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $25,000.00
    Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

    1948 Other Makes FRESH NOSTALGIA DRAG BUILD, CUSTOM EVERYTHING, 1,000+ HP, ONE-OF-A-KIND CROSLEY

    $57,995.00
    End Date: Tuesday Aug-15-2017 3:06:45 PDT
    Add to watch list

    1926 Ford Model T Fordor 1926 Ford Model T Fordor a Survivor NO RUST VIDEO/100 pics Sedan Deluxe DENWERKS

    $4,050.00 (23 Bids)
    End Date: Sunday Jul-23-2017 19:00:00 PDT
    Bid now | Add to watch list

    1949 Diamond T 201 G80 Deluxe Model 1949 Diamond T 201 Deluxe 1-ton Pickup Truck Hercules ā€œLā€ Flat-Head 6 Cylinder

    $69,875.00
    End Date: Thursday Jul-27-2017 8:49:37 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $69,875.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    1980 Shay Reproduction - 1929 Ford Replica G80 1980 Shay Reproduction - 1929 Ford Model A

    $8,000.00 (0 Bids)
    End Date: Wednesday Jul-26-2017 7:44:51 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $16,500.00
    Buy It Now | 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