Abadal was a car brand of the company FS Abadal y Cia in Barcelona , Spain , which was founded in 1908 by Francisco Serramelera y Abadal. From 1904 he was a representative of the brand Hispano-Suiza in Madrid . In 1908 he founded the branch in Barcelona. Vehicles were built there from 1912 to 1930, from 1919, however, under the direction of Imperia (Belgium) . In 1916 Abadal took over the representation of the American brand Buick .
In the period from 1919 to 1923, he modified their six-cylinder and sold them as "Abadal Buick".
Built in 1912 the 15.9 HP Sports with four-cylinder engine , 3620 cc and 60 hp , and in the same year, the type 45 HP with six-cylinder engine and a displacement of 4.5 liters.
Soon after the inception of the Abadal line, the Belgian company Impéria began building Abadals under license as Impéria-Abadals. In 1916 Abadal acquired the Buick agency, and Barcelona-built Abadals after that year had Buick power units and featured custom coachwork. These cars were called "Abadal-Buicks". M. A. Van Roggen (formerly of Springuel) took over the Belgian operation soon after, and built around 170 more Impéria-Abadals. Among the models produced were a 2992cc 16-valve four-cylinder OHC sports model and three prototype 5630 cc straight-eights. The company ceased automobile production in 1923.
Francisco Abadal (nicknamed Paco) was a Hispano-Suiza salesman and racing driver in Barcelona. He began this enterprise in 1912, and upon its cessation became an agent of General Motors in Spain. General Motors' plans in 1930 related to a prototype named the Abadal Continental never built.
Automotive manufacturer Barcelona Spain From 1908 to 1930.