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F. R. P.
The Finley-Robertson-Porter Co.
Port Jefferson, Long Island NY
1914-1918

In 1910 Finley Robertson Porter designed a powerful T-head engine for Mercer Automobile Co. before forming The Finley-Robertson-Porter Co. of Port Jefferson, Long Island NY. Porter produced an American Automobile called the F. R. P. using the initials in his name. Finley Robertson Porter was Mercer's chief engineer prior to 1914 and was prominent in early automotive history.

Porter designed his F. R. P. automobiles with three different wheelbase sizes. The Series A with a 110 in wheelbase and used on his racing models. Series B cars were 140 inches and Series C cars were 130 inches. Body styles included a Racer, Victoria, Town Car and a 7 passenger touring car.

1915 Finley Robertson Porter Co. Magazine Ad
1915 Finley Robertson Porter Co. Magazine Ad

In this 1915 magazine ad the F. R. P. was "America's Foremost Pleasure Car".  Priced at $5,000.00 it was also one of America's most expensive automobiles. 

Vintage 1915 F. R. P. Touring Car Photograph
Vintage 1915 F. R. P. Touring Car Photograph

Early 1914 F.R.P. Racers

Early 1914 F.R.P. Series A Racers

These F.R.P. Series A Racers were equipped with a 4 cylinder engine that developed 52 horsepower and was capable of speeds in excess of 150 MPH. This put this racer in a class of its own as one of the most powerful American Automobiles in the country.

Restored 1915 Finley Robertson Porter

Restored 1915 Finley Robertson Porter

1915 F. R. P. Model 45 Series C Touring Car
1915 F. R. P.
Model 45 Series C Touring Car
1916 F. R. P. Model 45 Series B Towncar
1916 F. R. P.
Model 45 Series B Towncar

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