Saturday, March 14, 2015



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Apal is a small scale automobile company originally from Belgium. It is now based in Germany.


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The Apollo was an United States-assembled sports car/personal vehicles made from 1962 to 1964 in Oakland, California.Built by Milt Brown and outlined by Ron Plescia, it emphasized Italian hand tailored aluminum bodywork with a decision between two-seater convertible or fastback styles. Power hailed from a 215 cu in (3.5 l) or 300 cu in (4.9 l) Buick motor to a 4-velocity manual. The organization, International Motor Cars, fabricated 42 autos before suspending handling while looking for new financing. IMC permitted the offer of body/chassis units to Vanguard Motors in Dallas, Texas to handle autos under the Vetta Ventura name and these were made until 1966 by Vanguard Inc of Dallas, Texas. This was a stop-crevice measure to keep the carrozzeria (form maker) Intermeccanica ready to go until new sponsor were found.


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The Apperson was a brand of American automobile manufactured from 1901 to 1926 in Kokomo, Indiana.
The organization was established by the siblings Edgar and Elmer Apperson not long after they cleared out Haynes-Apperson; for a period they kept on uing a FR layoutont-mounted level twin motor, taking after it with a flat four.The “Silver-Apperson”, planned by Conover T. Silver, was started in 1917; the model was reputed to be the “Anniversary” after 1919. A car restrictive with six chambers of 3.2 L (3243 cc/197 in3) showed up in 1923, and a Lycoming eight-chamber was offered starting in 1924.At this point, Apperson and Haynes were both losing deals; a reputed re-marriage amounted to nada, and Apperson collapsed for great in spite of the presentation of four-wheel brakes on the 1926 models.


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Aptera Motors was an American new business looking to fabricate high-proficiency way vehicles. Once known as Accelerated Composites, the organization was situated in Oceanside, California. The organization was purchased by a Chinese vehicle producer in mid-2012 and reactivated as Zaptera USA as a going concern in the wake of having proclaimed conclusion on December 2, 2011.Aptera’s first item, a three-wheeled two-seater named the Aptera 2 Series, was a work in progress. The fuel proficiency of 300 mpg-US (0.78 L/100 km) when connected to each 120 miles (190 km) might make it a standout amongst the most fuel-productive autos on the planet. This is without representing any fuel utilized for producing the power that charges the batteries. In the event that that is accommodated, the comparison could stand fundamentally modified, contingent upon the wellspring of the vitalityThe name Aptera is Greek for “wingless,” a nod to their light-flying machine propelled outline and development strategies, and is effectively pluralized either as “Apterae” or “Apteras.” However, Aptera Motors looks after that Aptera interprets to “wingless flight.”


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The Aquila Italiana established as the “Società Anonima Aquila” and rapidly renamed as “Società Anonima Italiana Aquila” was an Italian vehicles maker from 1906 to 1917. The organization was named again in 1909 after it was limb by bank as “Aquila Anonima Italiana di L. Marsaglia”, the Marsaglia part originated from the name of bank possessor’s child Vincenzo Marsaglia, gifted vehicles driver.
Composed by Giulio Cesare Cappa, the autos were huge four- and six-barrel models with ioe motors of a progressed sort. There was an intrusion in development after 1908, yet the organization presented new models in 1911; these emphasized 4192 cc six-barrel motors and ended up being great in numerous races. Around Aquila Italiana drivers were Meo Constantini (later to join Bugatti at Molsheim, where he turned into first a dashing driver and later the Chef d’equipe) and Carlo Masetti (number Giulio Masetti’s senior sibling).


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The Arab was a high-execution English vehicles outlined by Reid Railton and made in Letchworth, Hertfordshire, between 1926 and 1928.The auto happened taking after talks between J. G. Repel Thomas, configuration engineer at Leyland Motors, Reid Railton, his colleague and Henry Spurrier, director of Leyland Motors. Leyland had made 50 four-barrel motor squares proposed to be utilized within quick conveyance vans, yet the venture was not continued with. The three talked over what to do with the pieces, and the building of a 2-litre brandishing auto was concurred. A model was manufactured utilizing an Enfield-Allday and the auto taken to Brooklands for the 1924 Easter Meeting. The motor had an overhead camshaft with the same curious valve springing utilizing leaf springs as those found on Parry Thomas’ Leyland Eight. Drive was to the back wheels through a Moss 4-rate gearbox and ENV winding slant back hub. It was one of the first English autos to utilize an electric fuel pump. Processing was begun in 1926 at the Letchworth works of two variants, a low-body brandishing model and a high-suspension touring sort. Two and four-seater figures were accessible on the high-case at £525 and presumably just the two-seater on the low-frame at £550.
Repel Thomas passed on in March 1927 endeavoring to break the World Land Speed Record in his auto Babs, and with his passing Railton lost investment in the Arab and the Letchworth works shut after just in the ballpark of 6 or 7 autos were made. The remaining segments were purchased by Thomson & Taylor based at Brooklands and a couple of additional autos were amassed. This was something of a compassion, as the auto was an amazing entertainer with the two-seater high body handy for 80 mph, and the Super Sports was said to have been fit for going 90 mph (140 km/h). One high skeleton is known to have been supercharged and is said to have attained 105 mph (169 km/h).


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The Arbenz was a vehicles fabricated in Ohio from 1911 until more or less 1918.
Fred Arbenz and Nand Arbenz (father and child, separately) shaped the Scioto Car Company in 1911, named for the Scioto River moving through Chillicothe, Ohio, where the auto was made. It was produced in the manufacturing plant of the previous family furniture business. The name was changed to Arbenz in 1912. The promotion was to propose cooperation with the Blitzen Benz.
Fred was president and Nand was the planner for the organization. C.o. Snyder was procured as head fashioner quickly from that point. The autos generated by the organization were each of the four-chambers and generally in the mid-value class. A mixed bag of touring autos and roadsters were handled. The 1916 model was fundamentally more modest both in size and cost than past models. In March 1916, Arbenz was assumed control by the National United Service Company, which was getting auto brands for yet an alternate endeavor to assume General Motors. NUSC published that it might proceed with Arbenz creation, however by 1918 the main autos collected were from remaining parts.


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The Arden was a British vehicles fabricated from 1912 to 1916 in Balsall Heath, Coventry. Beginning as a light and to some degree rough cyclecar, when handling completed four years after the fact, it had developed into a well-made four-barrel auto, offering full four-seater coachwork.The main show in 1912 was a 8 hp V-twin, air-cooled, 898 cc JAP-engined cyclecar with a wooden suspension. This proceeded in generation until 1915.This was supplemented in 1914 by the 10 hp, with either a water-cooled, Alpha 1104 cc two-barrel or 1094 cc four-chamber motor.A bigger auto, the 11.9 hp with 1701 cc motor was made in 1916 just.One Arden, a 1913 Alpha two-chamber engined two-seat model, is known to survive.


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Argyll was a Scottish engine auto marque made from 1899 to 1932, and again from 1976 to around 1990.
The organization made a last manifestation at the London Motor Show in 1927 and the last autos were most likely made in 1928 however still publicized until Argyll shut in 1932.
The name was re-utilized within 1976 by another organization who made a mid-engined games auto, the Argyll GT in Lochgilphead, Scotland.


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The Ariel Atom is a high execution dons car made by the Ariel Motor Company situated in Somerset, England and under licence in North America by (Tmi Autotech, Inc.) at Virginia International Raceway-Alton, Virginia. There was four Ariel Atom incarnations to date: Ariel Atom 500 V8 and Ariel Atom, Ariel Atom 2, Ariel Atom 3. The present model is the Ariel Atom 3 which is the most compelling separated from the V8 model. The recent is a restricted creation display with a 500 bhp (373 kw; 507 Ps) V8 motor a product of two Suzuki Hayabusa motors.The Ariel Atom is unexpected in that it is exoskeletal — the skeleton is unmistakably obvious from the outside — and subsequently fails to offer a top, windows and different emphasizes regularly discovered on street autos despite the fact that a little windshield is accessible as a nonobligatory additional.


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The Ariès was a French vehicles fabricated by La Société des Automobile Ariès in Asnières-sur-Seine. The firm was established in 1902 by Baron Charles Petiet. The choice to end generation was taken in 1937. Around 20,000 vehicles were prepared in sum.
The principal autos were two- and four-barrel vehicles manufactured 20 case at once in an expansive manufacturing plant. These shaft-drive autos had a fairly bizarre twofold back axle,[clarification needed] while the motors were assembled by Aster.
After the war the organization exhibited three new models; one was a four-chamber, a 7 cv OHC 1085 cc, while the other two were varieties on a 15cv 3-litre. One had a sidevalve Aster unit, while the second emphasized a lively OHC motor; some of these last were truly fruitful in dashing occasions.After the war, Ariès endeavored a comeback, quickly generating moped motors under the name ABG.


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The Arista was a French auto which took its name from its author, one P. Arista-Ruffier; the marque was produced in Paris from 1912 to 1915. Eight models were presented in the first year of creation. These were a 720 cc single, fours of 1460cc, 1726 cc, and 1847 cc which emphasized erosion drive and were sold finish with bodywork and tires, and fours of 1460 cc, 1593 cc, 1847 cc, and 2001 cc with accepted gearboxes; these last were sold as untired suspension.The Arista was a French auto with a fiberglass figure handled in Paris from 1952 to 1967.The firm had been established in the late 1940s by Antonio Monge and Robert Rowe under the name Callista, however the two dropped out over what’s to come heading of the firm after its unique extend, a brandishing model called the “Coupe des Alpes” first seen in model structure at the 1950 Paris Motor Show, seemed liable to be extremely undercut on cost when Panhard themselves started their Panhard Junior with a similar level of execution at a far easier cost than Callista could attain with their rich low volume autos.
Monge determined to come back to his previous occupation, arranging autos for engine game occasions. Soon after this setback Rowe, who had long ago filled in as an electrical architect with the Fulmen business, however who additionally occupied with other exchanging exercises, all of a sudden ended up monetarily destroyed after he foreign to France some hundred Romanian tractors that ended up being blemished. So it was that at the finish of 1952 both the firms establishing accomplices, for their own particular diverse explanations, withdrew from the task.


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Armstrong Siddeley was a British designing gathering that worked throughout the first 50% of the twentieth century. It was framed in 1919 and is ideally known for the handling of extravagance engine autos and airplane motors. The organization was made accompanying the buy by Armstrong Whitworth of Siddeley-Deasy, a producer of fine engine autos, that were promoted to the top echelon of social order. After the consolidation of organizations this concentrate on quality proceeded all around in the preparation of autos, flying machine motors, gearboxes for tanks and transports, rocket and torpedo engines, and the improvement of railcars.
Organization mergers and takeovers with Hawker Aviation and Bristol Aero Engines saw the continuation of the auto generation however the preparation of autos stopped in August 1960. The organization was retained into the Rolls-Royce combination who were intrigued by the flying machine and flying machine motor business and finally the remaining extras and all Motor Car diversions were sold to the Armstrong Siddeley Owners Club Ltd who now claim the patents, outlines, copyrights and trademarks, incorporating the name Armstrong Siddeley.


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Arnolt then arranged with Bristol Cars Ltd in the UK for the buy of 200 of their 404 arrangement undercarriage and 1971 cc, six-barrel 130 hp motors. As per an article by Wouter Melissen Arnolt required to discover another skeleton source to meet his commitment to Bertone, in whom he had contributed intensely, after MG demonstrated unable to dispatch the first request for 200 autos. The case Bristol supplied were sent to Carrozzeria Bertone where they gained a greatly air movement optimized form with a streaming outline that permitted the negligible hood stature to clear the autos’ three single barrel Solex 32 carburetors. The forms were composed by Bertone’s new designer/aerodynamicist, Franco Scaglione (soon to be acclaimed as the originator of the Alfa Romeo B.a.t. idea autos). The exact tall Bristol motor made issues for planning a smooth looking games auto. Franco Scaglione took care of these with specific virtuoso – first by consolidating a hood scoop to bring down the encompassing sheet metal, and after that by joining strongly wrinkled bumper lines out over the wheels to draw the eye’s consideration far from the abnormally tall crest in the hood. A couple of configuration progressions were asked for by SH Arnolt.Arnolt made a hustling group for the Sebring 12-hour race, and in 1955, at their first endeavor, the unique lightweight autos completed to begin with, second and fourth in the Sports 2000 class. The accompanying year they took second and third in class. In 1957 the group withdrew after Bob Goldich’s deadly mishap on the first lap of his first stint in the auto co-determined by Wacky Arnolt, while a secretly entered Arnolt Bristol completed fifth in class. 1960 carried a last class win, the group putting fourteenth, 22d and 39th overall.
All Arnolt Bristols were constructed between January 14, 1953 and December 12, 1959. The lion’s share were implicit 1954 and 1959. What added up to 142 autos were transformed, of which 12 were composed off after an industrial facility fire. The blaze harmed autos were utilized as a wellspring of extras by Arnolt in later years. The aggregate preparation incorporated six cars, and two aluminum compound bodied autos. One of the autos was initially right hand drive: the rest were all left hand drive. One of the autos never appropriated a figure, and was utilized as a moving frame for automobile expos. This frame is still in the ownership of the Arnolt crew.Give or take 85 of the autos are still known to be surviving, in conditions that shift from requiring complete rebuilding to concourse quality.Regardless of the hustling triumphs, the autos completed not offer well.A portion of the autos completed not offer until after 1960, and the last auto to be sold, fitted with four headlights, remained unsold until 1968.


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SH Arnolt Inc. of Chicago and Warsaw Indiana sold four diverse maker’s autos with Bertone figures throughout the period 1953 to 1968.Stanley H. “Wacky” Arnolt was a Chicago industrialist, who started importing outside autos in the 1950′s to the United States. Despite the fact that sold as American autos, the autos were correct cross breeds, with British mechanicals, Italian bodywork, and U.s. bargains and dissemination, and also in a few cases last gathering and form work. SH Arnolt Inc. was an authorized vehicles producer in the State of Illinois.A happy gathering with Bertone at the Turin Auto Show in 1952 brought about four community endeavors between Arnolt and Bertone.


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ARO (short for Auto Romania) was a Romanian rough terrain vehicle producer found in Câmpulung-Muscel. The principal ARO vehicles were handled in 1957, and the toward the end in 2003. For a short while, Daihatsu-fueled Aros were generated in Spain and Portugal under the brands Hisparo and Portaro, separately. In Italy, Volkswagen-fueled Aros were prepared by ARO-Ciemme and sold under ACM brand.ARO fabricated over 380,000 vehicles, 2/3 of which were sent out to exactly 110 nations on five mainlands (before 1989 around the range of 90% of the ARO generation was sent out). Aros were likewise processed in Brazil, Italy, and Portugal (Portaro). Portaro additionally generated for Spain and advertised under the name Hisparo oversaw by Enasa.Preparation began in 1957 with the IMS-57, which was the first model of the IMS Series, processed under a GAZ-69 permit. In 1959 the IMS-57 model was swapped by the M59, accompanied by another model in 1964 called the M461. In spite of the fact that its styling and configuration were dependent upon its antecedents’, the M461 had plainly recognizable characteristics additionally gloating fit and completion changes and
updated mechanics.In 1972 ARO adequately started a ground-up overhaul as their new group of models, the 24 Series which finally incorporated numerous models and designs. The ARO 24 Series got a “younger sibling” in 1980, the 10 Series, additionally processed in numerous form trims with diverse motors and in both 4×2 and 4×4 variants.Handling of ARO vehicles have restarted under the aegis of a Czech organization called Auto Max Czech (AMC).In 1998 an American specialist, John Perez, offered establishment assentions to US automobile merchants. Exactly 200 merchants paid $75,000 each for establishment rights, for what added up to $15 million. These rights were offered by an organization called East European Imports. The ARO was offered as a Warsaw Pact surplus military vehicle. After the establishments were sold, merchants were compelled to send clerks checks or wire exchanges to begin getting vehicles that were supposedly being held in a port in Florida. Merchants denied and demanded to pay upon conveyance which in the end prompted East European Imports shutting its entryways.In September 2003 the Romanian state sold 68.7% of ARO to Cross Lander, an organization possessed by John Perez, for $180,000 US. The agreement stipulated that the organization needed to contribute $2 million US, which purportedly never occurred. Rather, all of ARO’s generation tooling and gear were sold off; this was an activity which damaged the privatization contract. The Romanian state sued John Perez in 2006 for adulterating reports with a specific end goal to secure the organization.
The ARO 244 model was wanted to enter the US market as the Cross Lander 244x, yet financing ran out in February 2006. The organization Cross Lander USA Inc let go all its workers, sold its base camp and shut down in February 2006.
ARO went into bankruptcy 11 in June 2006.
The organization Amrom Automotive 2006 was arranging with ARO loan bosses to buy the organization from liquidation, and plans to continue creation of the ARO line of vehicles under the ARO name at the Câmpulung industrial facility.


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Arrol-Johnston (later reputed to be Arrol-Aster) was an early Scottish maker of vehicles, which worked from 1896 to 1931 and handled the first auto produced in Britain. The organization likewise improved the planet’s first “rough terrain” vehicle for the Egyptian government, and an alternate intended to go on ice and snow for Ernest Shackleton’s Nimrod Expedition to the South Pole.In 1905 the organization’s name was changed to the Arrol-Johnston Car Company Ltd. In that year, the organization presented a 3023cc 12/15hp model of additional present day presence; this, on the other hand, still utilized a contradicted cylinder motor. There was likewise a three-barrel form of the dogcart; this was an unseemly 16 hp with the inside chamber being of more stupendous bore than the external two. A 1905 Dogcart with robust wooden disc wheels still makes due in Khartoum, where it was supplied as a searchlight delicate for the Sirdar of Egypt.

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