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The Colt Runabout was an American Brass-era automobile, built in Yonkers, New York, in 1907.Clymer, Floyd. ''Treasury of Early American Automobiles, 1877-1925'' (New York: Bonanza Books, 1950), p.63. by William Mason Turner. It was a two-seater, with a long hood and short tail (where a pair of spare tires were mounted), characteristic of the period, and weighing in at only 1800 lb (816 kg). It was priced at US$1500, compared to $650 for the high-volume Oldsmobile Runabout and the two-seat Ford Model C "doctor's car" at US$850, but below the US$1600 of the Oakland 40, and well below even American's lowest-priced model, which was US$4250 (its highest was US$5250).Clymer, Floyd. ''Treasury of Early American Automobiles, 1877-1925'' (New York: Bonanza Books, 1950, p.91. The Runabout's 477-in3 (7819 cc) (4.5×5.0-inch, 114×127 mm) six-cylinder produced 40 hp (30 kW), and Colt claimed the car would hit 60 mph (100 km/h), a considerable feat in 1907.


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*List of defunct United States automobile manufacturers

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