Fiat Automobile Company
Fiat Automobile Company was an American manufacturer of automobiles most designed by Fiat .
Business people founded in 1909 the company in Poughkeepsie in the US state of New York . It was connected to Fiat SpA.The factory was completed in the spring of 1910. A little later, the production of automobiles began. The brand name was American Fiat . The vehicles were not allowed to be exported. In 1917, Fiat took over the company and finished production in 1918. The work was taken over in February or March 1918, depending on the source of the brothers Duesenberg of Duesenberg or Rochester-Duesenberg .One model was an independent development, the other, however, corresponded to European models of Fiat.
From 1910 to 1911, the Type 54 was the only model. This had a four-cylinder engine with 5700 cc displacement and 30 hp (22 kW). The wheelbase was 315 cm. The open touring car offered space for five people.
In 1912 the Type 54 remained unchanged in the program. The independent Type 56 came to it. He had a six-cylinder engine with stationary valves , 8600 cc and 45 hp (33 kW) power. The wheelbase was 343 cm. A seven-seat touring car is the only surviving body shape.
In 1913 the assortment consisted of three models. Between the well-known Type 54 and Type 56 ranks the new Type 55 . Its four-cylinder engine produced 42 hp (31 kW) from 9000 cc displacement. The chassis has 325 cm wheelbase. All were available as a seven-seat touring car, five-seat Phaeton , sedan and Landaulet .
In 1914, the smaller type 53 . This had a four-cylinder engine with 4400 cc and 25 hp (18 kW) power. The wheelbase was 295 cm. He was available as a five-seater touring car, roadster , runabout , sedan in 3 different versions, Toy Tonneau , Coupe and Coupe de Ville . Landaulet, touring car, Phaeton, Runabout and two different limousines have been handed down for the Type 54 . The Type 55 was available as a seven-seater touring car, runabout, roadster, Landaulet and two different sedans. For the Type 56 Two different limousines, five-seat Phaeton, touring car, runabout and landaulet are indicated.
1915 accounted for the Type 54 . The Type 53 remained unchanged. The Type 55 and Type 56 were available as five- and seven -seater touring car, two-seater roadster, three-seater runabout, four-seat Toy Tonneau, seven-seater Landaulet and two seven-seater sedans.
1916 accounted for the Type 53 . The Type 55 was available as a seven-seater Landaulet, five- and seven -seater touring car, three-seater runabout and in two versions as seven-seater sedans in the range. The Type 56 engine power was now given with 46 hp (34 kW). He was a seven-seater touring car, three-seater runabout, Landaulet and seven-seater sedan.
From 1917 to 1918, only the Type 55 was on offer. His wheelbase had been extended to 356 cm. Seven-seater Landaulet, five- and seven-seat touring cars, three-seater runabout and seven-seater sedans have been handed down.
Automotive manufacturer of Poughkeepsie , New York.United States from 1909 to 1918.