Underberg and Co.
Underberg et Cie. was a French manufacturer of automobiles from the turn of the 19th century .
The company from Nantes began in 1899 with the production of automobiles. The brand name was Underberg . In 1909 the production ended.
The first model was equipped with a air-cooled single-cylinder engine of Gaillardet 3 hp equipped performance. seat and linked under the carriage body to the arms of the pivoted wheel axles. The vehicle weighs six hundred pounds, has an average speed of fifteen miles per hour, and will climb a grade of eight per cent. under the slow speed. The frame is made of steel tubing, 1 and half inches diameter, and suspended On springs. Wheels have pneumatic tires and
ball bearings. Electric ignition by induction spark is regulated by a side handle on the steering lever.
The engine was mounted in the front of the vehicle. In 1901, the offer consisted of the models 6/8 CV with two-cylinder engine and 12/16 CV and 28/40 CV with four-cylinder engines . 1906 appeared the four-cylinder models 12 CV , 16 CV and 24 CV with chain drive . In 1909 only the 24 CV was available.