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The Lewis Motor Co. Racine, WI

L.P.C. Motor Car Co. Racine, WI

The Lewis Motor Co. of Racine, Wisconsin was founded by William M. Lewis of The Mitchell-Lewis Co. in 1913. By 1914 the company was reorganized into The L.P.C. Motor Car Co. The initials stood for William Lewis, Rene Petard and James Cram.

All had worked for the Mitchell-Lewis Motor Co. Designer of the Lewis Six and it's engine was French born Engineer Rene Petard. The Lewis Six had an electrically started monobloc six cylinder engine with a 6 inch long stroke and small bore that developed 60 horsepower. The Lewis Six was capable of doing over 60 miles and hour. At 3250 pounds the Lewis Six was a large car with a 135 inch wheel base and a short turning radius.

1915 L. P. C. Motor Co. Lewis Six Advertisement

1915 L. P. C. Motor Co. Lewis Six Advertisement

Shown in the vintage magazine ad above and below is the Lewis VI touring car. A roadster was added in 1915 that had wire wheels. Both cars were priced at $1600.00.

1914 Lewis Six Magazine Ad

1914 Lewis Six Magazine Ad

With the outbreak of World War 1, Rene Petard a French citizen was recalled to France. William Lewis was unable to continue and the L. P. C. Motor Co. closed it's doors like so many American Automobile company's during the Great War in Europe. The American Motors Company of Indianapolis, IN purchased the assets of the L.P.C. Motor Car Co. in 1916. American Motors acted as the service center for owners of all L.P.C. Motor Cars and was the exclusive supplier of spare parts for several years.

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