LM Little Midland Light Car Company
Carmakers manufactured in Preston,Lancashire,Great Britain from 1905 to 1922.
LM Little Midland 7hp Light Car from 1911
Already in 1905 there was a 7½-hp model with single-cylinder engine.
1911 was a car with air-cooled V2 engine, which had a displacement of 964 cc and developed a power of 7 bhp (5.1 kW). The wheelbase of the 3124 mm long Roadster was 2362 mm, its track 990 mm. The vehicle weight was 203 kg.
1914 got the LM a water cooling. The power increased to 8 bhp (5.9 kW) and the vehicle weight was given as 292 kg. In this form he was built until 1916.
1919 Engine, 8 h.p. J.A.P. ; bore and stroke, 85 mm: by 85 mm. ; carburetter, Claudel- Hobson ; magneto, M.L. ; cooling, thermo- syphon gears, three forward and reverse ; gear ratios, 11 to I, 7 to 1, to 1; clutch, cone type Ferodo-lined ; transmission, chain; final drive, central chain;
suspension, quarter-elliptic springs; size of tyres. 650 mm. by 65 mm. ; wheelbase, 7 ft. 3 ins. ; brakes, internal expanding cand external contracting on back hubs ; track, 3 ft. ins. ; overall length, 9 ft. 10 ins.; overall width, 3 ft. IL ins. ; ground clearance, 7 ins. ; weight, 7 cwt. ; seating capacity, two and dickey seat ; steering, direct; lighting, electric; price, Price 210 guineas.
After the First World War 1918 appeared with the same engine a somewhat shorter and wider vehicle. Its wheelbase was 2210 mm, its track at 1054 mm. This last LM model was manufactured until 1922.
Later LM Little Midland Light Car from 1919 8hp