STURTEVANT AUTOMOBILE REFERENCES
T.J. Sturtevant of the Sturtevant Mill Company
, was a keen inventor and built his first automobile in 1902.
Two production models followed in 1904-1907, the 'Automatic Tourer' and the
automobile was a seven - passenger touring car with the worlds first automatic
transmission. It had a three speed semi-automatic gearbox, and the gears
changed by means of centrifugal clutches. It was produced between 1904 and
1908. It is reported to have cost $5,000 in 1906.
was the first car produced
with automatic transmission
have come a long way since 1906, when a rudimentary automatic debuted on the
, a $5,000 seven-passenger touring car made in Boston.'
In addition, T.J. Sturtevant published several
including several for automobile use:
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Last Update 1st February 2010