Adams Hewitt (1905-1909)
Adams Manufacturing Co. Ltd.. in Bedford, United Kingdom
Adams-Hewitt Bedford , vehicles with single-cylinder and twin-cylinder engines of the company (founder AH Adams).
The vehicle development was based on the single cylinder type Hewitt 10 HP (Horse Power) of the Hewitt Motor Co., New York (Founder: Edward Ringwood Hewitt). Early development of a V8 car making these one of the earliest for V8 configuration
The brand Adams-Hewitt existed from 1905 to 1909, Models 9-10 (1905-1907) wheelbase 6'8 12-14 and (1907-1909) wheelbase 8'1 while other cars were sold until about 1914 under the name Adams.
As Adams-Hewitt commercials, including a 11/2-tonner a 2.1-litre 2-cyl petrol engine located under the bonnet, and a larger 25hp model with a 4.8-litre -4cyl petrol engine.
By 1908, these were powered respectively by 14/ 16 and 18hp 4-cyl petrol engines, the latter being one of the most advanced of its day, but by 1913,
only light commercials were offered.
Early development of a V8 Engine 1900s
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