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About Velie

The Velie was an automobile brand produced by the Velie Motors Corporation of Moline, Illinois (United States) from 1908 to 1929. The company was founded by and named for Willard Velie, a maternal grandson of John Deere.

Velie produced 9,000 vehicles in 1920. During the 1920s, Velie's were powered by an L-head six cylinder Continental engine; in 1926 a straight eight Lycoming engine was also offered. In 1924, Velie began installing Westinghouse electric ignitions in their cars. Velie's Royal Sedan body was one of the first cars designed with a raked "A" pillar, which gave its windshield a significant angle from the top to the base.

The company also produced aircraft for several years. The Velie Monocoupe was one of the first planes built for private pilots. Manufactured from 1927-1929 by W.L. Velie the single-wing Monocoupes were built with a frame of wood and shell covered with canvas. The Monocoupe could seat two people within an enclosed cabin. In all there were 350 Velie Monocoupes produced. Upon W. L. Velie's death, his son had planned to continue making planes but he died within months of his father. There is a Velie Monocoupe on display at the California Science Center that is on loan from the National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Stats for the Velie Monocoupe Model 70 - Wingspan: 9.1 meters (30 feet) Height: 1.9 meters (6 feet, 3 inches) Length: 6 meters (19 feet, 9 inches) Max speed: 160 km/h (100 mph)

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4-door
5-seat
S6 12v 3.6L SOHC    
43.3 kW / 58.1 hp / 58.1 hp  197.0 N·m / 145.3 lb·ft / 145.3 lb·ft
   

Velie 60 Royal Sedan (1926)

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 3633 cm3 / 221.7 cu in / 221.7 cu in, 43.3 kW / 58.1 hp / 58.1 hp @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, 197.0 N·m / 145.3 lb·ft / 145.3 lb·ft @ 600 rpm / 600 rpm / 600 rpm, rear wheel drive

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Auto Insurance

Defined as: The contract by which the insurer assumes the risk of any loss the owner or operator of a car may incur through damage to property or persons as the result of an accident. There are many specific forms of automobile insurance, varying not only in the kinds of risk that they cover but also in the legal principles underlying them.

In “plain” English, this means coverage that is carried by someone who is driving a motor vehicle that is involved in an accident that causes property damage or personal injury to someone.

Currently, New Hampshire and Wisconsin do not have “compulsory auto insurance liability laws”. Simply put, this means that these states do not require licensed drivers (and there should not be any other kind of driver) to have some type of auto insurance policy that provides at least minimum coverage. The remaining 48 states do have such insurance laws in effect.

You should check with the state you live in if you have questions concerning whether or not you are required to have auto insurance, and also to determine if you are required to have a certain amount of coverage. If you are required to have a certain amount, you will then need to check to see if there is a minimum amount and maximum amount.

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