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The Vulcan Car Company
Painesville, Ohio

The Vulcan Mfg. Co.
Painesville, Ohio

The Vulcan was advertised as "The World's Greatest Light Car"! Built in Painesville, Ohio by The Vulcan Car Company this American Automobile was only produced in 1913 and 1914. Only a two passenger Speedster and a five passenger Touring Car were made by this early automobile manufacturer.

In 1913 a Vulcan Touring Car was priced at $850.00 and the Roadster or Speedster was priced at $750.00. Priced went up in 1914, as additional accessories were added. The Vulcan Speedster and Touring Car were both priced at $850.00 without starter or generator in 1914. With a Westinghouse generator, ignition and lighting systems these cars sold for $912.00. Completely equipped with other accessories these 1914 Vulcan automobiles cost $975.00.

1914 Vulcan Touring Car
1914 Vulcan Touring Car - Vulcan Car Company

The engines is a Vulcan long stroke four cylinder L-head that develops 33 horsepower. Transmission is a selective sliding gear with three speeds forward and reverse. Shaft drive torsion type and a Salisbury rear axle. 32 x 3 1/2 inch wheels and tires. Wheel base 120 inches.

1913 Vulcan Speedster
1913 Vulcan Speedster - Vulcan Mfg Co.

The engine used on this Vulcan Speedster was a smaller four cylinder that was rated at 27 horsepower. Wheel base is shorter at 105 inches. 32 x 3 1/2 inch wheels and tires. Three speed sliding gear transmission and a 5 pinion bevel gear differential.

Selling points in the above advertisement - "built strong and durable, pleasing and graceful lines, simple in design and construction, easy to operate and ster, will turn in 15 feet radius, comfortable to ride it, a smooth running motor, silent in its action, powerful and speedy, economical on gas, oil and tires etc".

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