Automotive manufacturer of Levallois-Perret , France from 1903 to 1922
Clément-Bayard was a French manufacturer of automobiles from the early 1900s to the 1920s .
The Levallois-Perret company was founded in 1903 as a successor to Clément & Cie . The company founder Adolphe Clément chose the name Bayard after the Chevalier de Bayard, Pierre du Terrail , a famous medieval knight from the region. In 1914, Adolphe Clément left the company.Production ceased in 1922 and the plant was sold to Citroën .
In the beginning there was the single-cylinder 6 CV , the two-cylinder 7 CV and the four-cylinder 14 CV , 20 CV and 27 CV , plus racing cars with 13,963 and 16,286 cm³ displacement . The two-cylinder 8/10 CV followed in 1905
In 1907 the four-cylinder 10/12 CV , 35/45 CV and 50/60 CV . The 15 CV and 20 CV six-cylinder models appeared in 1911 . In 1912 the new 7 CV small car with two-cylinder engine was introduced.
In 1914 there was also the six-cylinder model30 CV and 20 CV Knight with a four-cylinder valve engine system Knight . In 1915, the four-cylinder model 8 CV appeared . The last model was the 17.9 CV (12 CV) , which was produced from 1919 to 1922.