1911 Selden Model 40R Varsity Roadster

  • Brand: Selden
  • Car Code: 121167

The 1911 Selden Model 40R Varsity Roadster was a car produced by the Selden Motor Vehicle Company, which was based in Rochester, New York. It was a popular car in its time and was known for its stylish design and reliability.

The Model 40R Varsity Roadster was powered by a four-cylinder engine that produced 40 horsepower, which was a significant amount of power for the time. It had a top speed of around 60 miles per hour and could accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in around 20 seconds.

The car's body was made of steel, and it featured a stylish design with a long hood and rounded fenders. The interior was spacious and comfortable, with plenty of room for passengers and luggage.

One interesting fact about the Selden Motor Vehicle Company is that it was involved in a legal battle with Henry Ford over patent rights for the internal combustion engine. The case lasted for many years and was eventually settled in Ford's favor, which helped to pave the way for the development of the automobile industry in the United States.

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Production Start 1911
Country of origin USA