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Franklin Cars History

History

This is the history of the brand Franklin since the establishment of the company and up to the most modern of vehicles produced under this brand.

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Franklin

Herbert Franklin, the owner of a prosperous enterprise , produces injection molded , in 1901, he met with John Wilkinson, who designed the air-cooled engine and decided to specialize in the production of cars with such engines. The first machines "Franklin" is equipped with 4 -cylinder overhead valve engine. In 1905, the program has expanded to models with 6 - cylinder engines , with seven main bearings crankshaft. In 1907 "Franklin" introduced automatic control ignition timing , and since 1912, all of its models were equipped with pressure lubrication . Cars have acquired a distinctive rounded hood, nicknamed "the crocodile snout " because of the unusual radiator.

With only 1928 cars "Franklin" were equipped with a steel frame instead of wood , but the demand for these cars has steadily declined . To keep sales plunge , "Franklin" introduced in the program and more new models, but in 1931, sales amounted to only 2,850 copies, that is, only a quarter sold in 1926. In 1932, Franklin presented a model of "V12", reached a speed of 153 km / h, but its price was so high that it is not allowed to rely on good demand . The last "Franklin" in 1935 became inexpensive "Olympic" with a traditional 6-cylinder air-cooled engine . All of its mechanical components , except the engine , manufactured firm "REO".

Latest classic Franklin cars offered in listings:

1977 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40 1977 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40 12 $US $13,250.00
1929 Other Makes 135 Sedan 1929 Other Makes 135 Sedan 12 $8,500.00
1966 Ford Mustang 1966 Ford Mustang 21 $23,000.00
1976 Pontiac Firebird 1976 Pontiac Firebird 12 $US $650.00
1928 Other Makes Franklin Airman Touring Sedan 1928 Other Makes Franklin Airman Touring Sedan 4 $31,995.00
1976 Pontiac Firebird 1976 Pontiac Firebird 12 $US $800.00
1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 21 $US $28,988.88
1959 Willys wagon 1959 Willys wagon 10 $1,900.00
1928 Other Makes 1928 Other Makes 11 $US $20,999.99
1929 Franklin Brougham 1929 Franklin Brougham 19 $17,500.00
1959 Willys wagon 1959 Willys wagon 10 $2,500.00
1929 Other Makes 1929 Other Makes 13 $US $7,500.00
1929 Franklin Brougham 1929 Franklin Brougham 19 $US $13,900.00
1932 Other Makes 1932 Other Makes 13 $US $3,000.00
1928 Other Makes Franklin Airman Touring Sedan 1928 Other Makes Franklin Airman Touring Sedan 4 $31,995.00
1987 Porsche 911 Carrera 2dr Convertible 1987 Porsche 911 Carrera 2dr Convertible 12 $US $46,652.00
1970 Ford Torino 1970 Ford Torino 12 $62,400.00
1928 Other Makes Franklin Airman Touring Sedan 1928 Other Makes Franklin Airman Touring Sedan 4 $31,995.00
1928 Other Makes 1928 Other Makes 7 $US $14,100.00
1928 Other Makes Franklin Airman Touring Sedan 1928 Other Makes Franklin Airman Touring Sedan 4 $32,995.00
1928 Other Makes Franklin Airman Touring Sedan 1928 Other Makes Franklin Airman Touring Sedan 4 $34,995.00
1970 Ford Torino 1970 Ford Torino 12 $62,500.00
1928 Other Makes Franklin Airman Touring Sedan 1928 Other Makes Franklin Airman Touring Sedan 4 $34,995.00
1970 Ford Torino 1970 Ford Torino 12 $62,500.00
1928 Other Makes Franklin Airman Touring Sedan 1928 Other Makes Franklin Airman Touring Sedan 4 $34,995.00
1936 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1936 Chevrolet Other Pickups 7 $US $8,101.00
1928 Other Makes Franklin Airman Touring Sedan 1928 Other Makes Franklin Airman Touring Sedan 4 $34,995.00
1958 John Deere 420c. Crawler with Franklin Loader & Manuals 1958 John Deere 420c. Crawler with Franklin Loader & Manuals 5 $3,500.00
1958 Franklin 1958 Franklin 21 $US $465.00
1978 Ford F-250 1978 Ford F-250 12 $US $1,001.00
1925 Other Makes A-10 1925 Other Makes A-10 21 $US $6,078.00
1968 Jaguar E-Type XKE 1968 Jaguar E-Type XKE 17 $US $40,100.00
1963 Pontiac Grand Prix 1963 Pontiac Grand Prix 16 $19,000.00
1979 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40 1979 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40 12 $US $14,000.00
1966 Chevrolet Chevelle 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle 21 $US $24,600.00
REVMASTER 2100 REVMASTER 2100 5 $US $405.00
1984 Chevrolet Corvette 1984 Chevrolet Corvette 21 $12,995.00
1989 Pontiac Trans Am Pace Car 1989 Pontiac Trans Am Pace Car 12 $US $45,000.00
INTERNATIONAL SALES WELCOME INTERNATIONAL SALES WELCOME 4 $10,200.00
Off Road Off Road 13 $2,500.00
NO RESERVE NO RESERVE 13 $38,800.00
HOT ROD HOT ROD 13 $17,595.00
Off Road Off Road 12 $3,053.00
null Series 10 B Covertible null Series 10 B Covertible 10 $13,000.00
1929 Franklin 135 Sedan 4door 1929 Franklin 135 Sedan 4door 4 $5,143.00
1928 FRANKLIN AIRMAN MODEL 12B LIMITED 2 DOOR VICTORIA BROUGHAM 1928 FRANKLIN AIRMAN MODEL 12B LIMITED 2 DOOR VICTORIA BROUGHAM 11 $13,340.00
1929 Franklin 135 Victoria Brougham 1929 Franklin 135 Victoria Brougham 11 $13,648.00
1929 Franklin Victoria 1929 Franklin Victoria 11 $51,127.00
franklin 1923 franklin 1923 6 $16,192.00
HOME MADE ALUMINUM RACE CAR BODY ON A 1929 AIR COOLED FRANKLIN CHASSIS HOME MADE ALUMINUM RACE CAR BODY ON A 1929 AIR COOLED FRANKLIN CHASSIS 10 $9,769.00
1927 FRANKLIN 11B VICTORIA COUPE EXC UNRESTORED SURVIVOR 3 GENERATIONS SINCE NEW 1927 FRANKLIN 11B VICTORIA COUPE EXC UNRESTORED SURVIVOR 3 GENERATIONS SINCE NEW 1 $15,206.00