1912 HUDSON Model 33, 4-cyl.

1912 HUDSON Model 33, 4-cyl.

HUDSON — MODEL 33 — FOUR: The Model 20 was dropped from the 1912 line and all Hudsons were Model 33s. There were no major mechanical or styling changes but a total of seven body types were available including the 60 mph, Mile-A-Minute Roadster. Unlike the standard roadster this two-seater was fitted with 32 inch wheels and was not equipped with doors or a windshield. An interesting piece of standard equipment was a 100 mph speedometer. Hudson continued to tout the engineering virtues of the Model 33 in 1912. Potential customers were warned to “Beware of unsafe motor car purchases” that were out of date due to rapid engineering advances. In contrast the Model 33 was depicted as a car that possessed more advanced features than any other automobile. In mid-model year the Disco self starter built by the Disco Company of Grand Rapids, Michigan became standard equipment for the Model 33. With a weight of just 4-1/2 ...

 

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