1906 OLDSMOBILE Model L, 2-cyl.

1906 OLDSMOBILE Model L, 2-cyl.

OLDSMOBILE — MODEL “L” — TWO-CYLINDER: New for 1906 from Oldsmobile was the two-cycle Model “L” which was an updated and upgraded two-cylinder automobile. One advertisement described it as “the sensation of the season.” It was available as a 4–5 passenger touring car with a rear tonneau attached. It also came as a runabout, with twin bucket seats and no tonneau attachment. The tonneau used was of side entrance design. The car also had low-cut front doors, making it what was known as a “fore-door” model. The hood and radiator were much higher than in the past and the fenders much fuller. Standard equipment included brass headlamps and side lights, a pressed steel frame, selective sliding gear transmission, bevel gear drive and a 24 horsepower engine that was claimed to have “only three working parts in the motor itself.” Oldsmobile said that this rare machi ...

 

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