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The Overland Whippet. The First American Light Car To Offer The Advanced Engineering Principles Of Europe With New And Greatly Improved Standards Of American Performance Willys-Overland, Inc., Toledo, Ohio

The Overland Whippet. The First American Light Car To Offer The Advanced Engineering Principles Of Europe With New And Greatly Improved Standards Of American Performance

Willys-Overland, Inc., Toledo, Ohio

First edition. 9 1/4" x 7 3/8" color, pictorial , stiff wrappers, 15 [1] pp., beautiful color plates of each Whippet vehicle. Whippet promotes its advantages as the power derived from a four cylinder engine, fuel economy of thirty miles on a gallon of gasoline, safety standards with four wheel brakes, greater comfort through more interior room, and new ease of parking as the car will turn in a 34 foot circle enabling a driver to park in a fourteen foot space. Vehicles offered for this year are the Whippet Coach, the sedan, the coupe, the Landau, the touring car, and the Collegiate roadster, Many testimonials are provided from satisfied owners. Brief specifications are provided that emphasize the new standards of mechanical design. n 1926 Willys-Overland introduced a new line of small cars named Willys-Overland Whippet. This 1927 model year is the second year for the product line and it continued until 1931, when it was replaced by the Willys Six and Eight. Covers lightly soiled, small bump to upper corner, light wear to the spine, second and third pages carelessly opened creating a few chips, else a very good copy.

Inventory Number: 42634

$275.00