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1916 Hupmobile Model N Touring

Engine Type

4 cylinder cast en bloc – 33/4” x 51/2” L head 242.9 cubic inch rated at 22.5 HP. Thermo syphon cooling system with a cellular radiator.

Details of fuel & ignition system

Fuel gravity fed from the scuttle mounted fuel tank to a Zenith carburettor. Dixie magneto on the export models – coil ignition on the home models (U.S.A)


3 speed gearbox with multi plate clutch (all steel) ¾ floating axle, spiral bevel.

How did you acquire the vehicle?

Located in a scrap yard in Rand NSW in 1965 in a very sad state, minus the body.

Brief known history of the vehicle

Local car from the Rand District where it was owned by Denny Farley. Restored and driven in the 1970 International Rally from Sydney to Melbourne and home again.

What do you like & dislike about your car?

Well made solid car

Fun facts or any other details you’d like to include?

Was imported to Australia by Phizackerley’s in Sydney. Arrived in Australia in January 1916.

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