Rob Roy (Kennedy Motor Company)
The Kennedy Motor Company from Shettleston in Glasgow began in 1922 with the production of automobiles . The brand name was Rob Roy. 1926 ended the marketing.
1922 appeared the model 8/10 HP . The open, two-seat touring car had a two - cylinder inline engine with SV valve control and about 1000 cc capacity and disc wheels. The wheelbase of the 3708 mm long light vehicle was 2591 mm.
In the following year he was the larger 12/20 HP provided. He had a four-cylinder in-line engine of about 1500 cc from Dorman . The 4039 mm long car was available with 2591 mm or 2921 mm wheelbase, in the first case with two seats, in the other case with four. The 8/10 HP was also offered only for one year with a smaller engine with 0.85 l displacement.The 10/12 HP replaced the 8/10 HP . this had a four-cylinder Coventry-Climax engine with about 1250 cc.
10 h.p. Price, two-seater, £185; four-seater. £220. No. of cylinders, two. Bore, 85 min. Stroke, 90 nun. (1,021 c.c.). Weight complete, two- seater, 12 cwt.; four—seater, 13 cwt Side-by-side valves. by open cardan shaft, final spiral drive. No. of speeds. three. Central control. ratios. 4.3 to 11-7.43 to l. 13.8 to 1. Reverse, 18.1 to Leather cone clutch. Approximate consumption, 50 mpg. Capacity of fuel tank. 4 gallons. Thermo-siphon cooling. Forced-feed lubrication. Zenith carburetter. L.G. plugs. Magneto ignition. Brolt lighting system. Starter fitted £IO extra.
Suspersion, quarter-elliptic all round. Disc wheels. 700 mm. by 80 mm. Dunlop cord tyres. Overall two-seater, length, 11 ft. 6 ins. breadth 4 ft. 8 ins.; iour-seater length, 11 ft. 6 ins.; breadth, 4 It: 8 ins. Body colour to choice.
Carmakers manufactured in Glasgow .Great Britain from 1922.