The 1909 advertisement below was absolutely devoid of adjectives, superlatives, slogans, fancy claims or propaganda of any variety. Instead the McCue Automobile advertisement mentions the "Weight To Horsepower" ratio and the usual specifications.
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The McCue Company was a Hartford, Connecticut Automobile manufacturer that produced the McCue. The McCue was an American Automobile built as a Runabout and a four passenger Touring Car. The McCue was equipped with a four cylinder, four cycle engine that developed 36 horsepower and a second engine with 45 horsepower. A three speed selective transmission with shaft drive was used in both the Runabout and Touring Car.
1909 McCue Magazine Ad
Specifications include for a Model R - a body of aluminum and wood panels, 118 inch wheel base, 36 inch x four inch tires and wheels, jump start ignition, weight 2,080 pounds, dark blue color and priced at $2,250.00. A model G with a 45 horsepower four cylinder engine sold for $2,550.00.
1911 Touring Car
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