1913 DFP 10/12HP Special Sports by R Harrison & Son

  • Brand: DFP
  • Car Code: 501246

The 1913 DFP 10/12HP Special Sports was a car produced by the French automobile manufacturer DFP (Doriot, Flandrin & Parant) in collaboration with R Harrison & Son, a British coachbuilder. The car was designed for sporting use, with a lightweight body and a powerful engine.

The car was powered by a four-cylinder, 1527cc engine that produced around 30 horsepower. This engine was coupled with a four-speed manual transmission, allowing for a top speed of around 65 miles per hour. The car also featured a two-wheel braking system and a worm gear rear axle.

The body of the 1913 DFP 10/12HP Special Sports was built by R Harrison & Son, and was designed to be lightweight and aerodynamic. The car's body was made of aluminum, and featured a pointed nose and a sloping rear end. The car also had a low center of gravity, which helped to improve handling and stability.

The 1913 DFP 10/12HP Special Sports was a popular car among sports car enthusiasts of the time, and was used in a variety of competitions and races. The car's combination of power and agility made it a formidable competitor, and it was able to hold its own against many larger and more powerful cars of the era.

Today, the 1913 DFP 10/12HP Special Sports is a rare and highly sought-after collector's item. Only a small number of these cars were ever produced, and those that remain are highly prized by collectors and enthusiasts alike.

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Production Start 1913
Country of origin France