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Pierce-Arrow - all models

Series: 48, 8, Raceabout, Series, Silver

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About Pierce-Arrow

Pierce-Arrow was an American automobile manufacturer based in Buffalo, New York, which was active between 1901 and 1938. Best known for its expensive luxury cars, Pierce-Arrow also manufactured commercial trucks, fire trucks, camp trailers, motorcycles, and bicycles.

Early history

The forerunner of Pierce-Arrow was established in 1865 as Heinz, Pierce and Munschauer. The company was best known for its household items, and especially its delicate, gilded birdcages. In 1872, George N. Pierce bought out the other two, switching the name to George N. Pierce Company and in 1896, bicycles were added to the product range. A failed attempt to build a steam-powered car was made in 1900 with license from Overman, but by 1901 Pierce built its first single-cylinder two-speed (no reverse) Moterette with the engine licensed from de Dion. In 1904, a two cylinder was made named the Arrow.

1903–1927

In 1903 Pierce decided to concentrate on making a larger, more luxurious auto for the upscale market, and the Pierce-Arrow automobile was born. This proved to be Pierce's most successful product, and the solidly-built cars with powerful engines gained positive publicity by winning various auto races. During this period, Pierce's high-end products were sometimes advertised as the Great-Arrow. In 1908 Pierce Motor Company was renamed The Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company.

In 1909, U.S. President William Howard Taft ordered two Pierce-Arrows to be used for state occasions, the first official automobiles of the White House. An open-bodied Pierce-Arrow carried Woodrow Wilson and Warren G. Harding to Harding’s 1921 inauguration. A restored 1919 Pierce Arrow is on view at the Wilson Presidential Library.

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2-seat
S6 12v 8.6L SV M-4
55.9 kW / 75.0 hp / 75.0 hp        
   

Pierce-Arrow 48 Roadster (1915)

2-seater roadster, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, side valves (flathead, L-block, L-head), 8596 cm3 / 524.6 cu in / 524.6 cu in, 55.9 kW / 75.0 hp / 75.0 hp, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 113 km/h / 70 mph / 70 mph top speed

  
  
S8 16v 6.3L      M-4
111.9 kW / 150.1 hp / 150.1 hp        
   

Pierce-Arrow 8

petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, 6317 cm3 / 385.5 cu in / 385.5 cu in, 111.9 kW / 150.1 hp / 150.1 hp @ 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

  
  
S6 12v 13.5L SV M-4
44.7 kW / 59.9 hp / 59.9 hp        
   

Pierce-Arrow Raceabout (1916)

petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, side valves (flathead, L-block, L-head), 13516 cm3 / 824.8 cu in / 824.8 cu in, 44.7 kW / 59.9 hp / 59.9 hp, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

2-door
2-seat
S6 12v 4.7L SV    
52.2 kW / 70.0 hp / 70.0 hp        
   

Pierce-Arrow Series 80 (1924)

2-door 2-seater roadster, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, side valves (flathead, L-block, L-head), 4730 cm3 / 288.6 cu in / 288.6 cu in, 52.2 kW / 70.0 hp / 70.0 hp @ 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm, rear wheel drive

4-door
5-seat
V12 24v 7.6L OHV M-3
130.5 kW / 175.0 hp / 175.0 hp  237.0 N·m / 174.8 lb·ft / 174.8 lb·ft
   

Pierce-Arrow Silver Arrow (1933)

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 12-cylinder 24-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 7566 cm3 / 461.7 cu in / 461.7 cu in, 130.5 kW / 175.0 hp / 175.0 hp, 237.0 N·m / 174.8 lb·ft / 174.8 lb·ft, manual 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 185 km/h / 115 mph / 115 mph top speed

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