Thornycroft motorcar history
Basingstoke Hampshire UK (1903 to 1977)
Thornycroft 1903 Thornycroft was a British manufacturer of automobiles and trucks.
The shipbuilding company John I. Thornycroft & Company Limited of Basingstoke began in 1896 with the production of automobiles and commercial vehicles.
1914, the production of automobiles was discontinued. But there Trucks that were still in production until 1977.
The first models were trucks with steam engine. 1903 appeared the first automobiles.
The 10 HP Model had a two-cylinder engine with 1779 cc and 20 hp model a four-cylinder engine with 3558 cc capacity .
1906 there was a four-cylinder model 14/20 HP with 2694 cc and 24 HP with 4655 cc displacement as well as the six-cylinder model 36 HP with 6983 cc capacity . 1907, the 30 hp four-cylinder engine and 5187 cc capacity also. Appeared in 1908 as successor to the 14/18 HP 18 HP with the same engine displacement.
1909 a 3233 cc and 1911 increased to 3652 cc. Also in 1908 appeared as a new six-cylinder model of 45 HP with 7780 cc capacity .