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1926 Auburn Ads

In 1926 E.L. Cord became President of The Auburn Automobile Co. at the age of 32. In this same year, Cord bought Lycoming Foundry & Machine Co. of Williamsport, PA together with Duesenberg Motor Co. of Indianapolis. Wanting to assure himself of ample facilities for expanded production, Cord also purchased a Connersville, Indiana body making company and the Limousine Body Co. of Kalamazoo, Michigan.

There were 4 distinct models in the Auburn Cars line this year: the 4-44 (206.4 CID 4 cylinder), the the 6-66 (224 CID 6 cylinder), the 8-88 ( 298.6 CID 8 cylinder) in 129" WB and 146" WB.

The 4-44 models were a Touring, Roadster, Coupe and Sedan. The 6-66 line offered a Touring, Roadster, Coupe, Brougham and Sedan. The 8-88 models (using the Lycoming I-8) with a 129" WB were aTouring, Roadster, Coupe, Brougham, and 5- and 7-passenger Sedans. Thw 149" WB 8-88 was only bodied as a 7-passenger Sedan.

1926 Auburn Production: 4-44 = 990; 6-66 = 3,229; 8-88 - 3,010. Total = 7,229

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