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Abbott Motor Car Co.
Detroit, Michigan – 1909-1915
Consolidated Car Co.
Detroit, Michigan – 1916
The Abbott Corporation
Cleveland, Ohio – 1916-1918
The Abbott-Detroit was a early 1900s American Automobile Company that used 4 cylinder and 6 cylinder Continental engine in their cars. In addition the Abbott-Detroit also used 8 cylinder Herschell-Spillman engines. By 1916 the company Changed it’s name to Consolidated Car Co. and production was running at 15 to 20 units per day.
To improve on this figure that the company moved to a larger factory in Cleveland, Ohio and changed it’s name once again. However, by 1918 they declared bankruptcy. The Cleveland built cars were known simply as The Abbott.
1911 Abbott-Detroit four Passenger Touring Car
1911 Abbott-Detroit models included a model B five passenger Touring Car $1500.00, Roadster $1500.00, four door Dimi-Tonneau with detachable tonneau $1650, Coupe $2350. In the 1911 advertizing shown above the Abbott-Detroit was “The Up-To-The-Minute Car”.
1912 Abbott-Detroit Two Passenger Roadster
Accessories that could be found on the Abbott-Detroit included Bosch High Tension or Spitdorf Dual ignition system, complete electric head lights front and rear lights. Known 1912 Abbott-Detroit Models: Three different Model-44 (1) Seven passenger 4 door Touring that sold for $1800.00. (2) 4 door Demi-Tonneau that sold for $1775.00. (3) 4 door Limousine fully equipped for $3,000.00. In addition three cheaper cars was built and know as the Model 34 (1) Four door Touring car less top and windshield sold for $1350.00. (2) Four door Roadster also less top and windshield sold for $1275.00. (3) Colonial Coupe fully equiped and very popular in 1912 sold for $2150.00.