The Locomobile Company of America always built some of the finest automobiles. It was considered by many the 'American Rolls-Royce' The name '48' was used by the Locomobile Company to signify their six-cylinder engines, 525 cubic-inch, T-Head, that were originally rated at 48 horsepower . The first Model 48 was introduced in 1911 and remained in production until 1924. 'Easily, the Best Built Car in America' The Locomobile Company of America was incorporated in 1899 by John Walker, editor of Cosmopolitan magazine.
Engine: 525 cu. in. 6 Cyl.
Rarity: 1 of only 6 surviving 6-48s
Base Price: $4800
Owners: - Unknown until the early 30s
- Richard & John Hoyt until 1940
- Charlie Kerr, Shelburne Falls, MA
- Chris & Joanne Figge, Westerville OH
Awards: 2006 AACA Senior First Place
2006 AACA Best Pre-1921 Restoration
2009 Pebble Beach - Display