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1909 - 1920

William Wingfield built his first car in 1909.  It had an 18/23hp 4-cylinder engine of pair cast T-head design, but the dimensions were not disclosed.  It had a 3-speed gearbox and shaft drive.  The chassis was said to be of Wingfield's design and construction, but carried a landaulet body by George Lacy of Dewsbury.

As well as the 18/23, two other models were listed, a 12/15 and a 27hp six, although there is no evidence that they were built.  In 1920 a 23.8hp 6-cylinder car and at least one of these was built, as there are several photographs of the chassis.  The cylinders were pair-cast, and the chassis was similar to that of the 1909 prototype.  Like the prototype it had a circular radiator and presumably it was bodied at some stage, although no photograghs survive.  William Wingfield went bankrupt in November 1921.  He may have made only four cars, however it is possible that there were a few more.

Source: Nick Georgano / The Beaulieu Encyclopaedia of the Automobile

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