first A.C. light car, produced in 1913 and fitted with a 1094 c.c.
Fivet four-cylinder water-cooled engine, was designed by J. Weller to
be light and fast. The car weighed 10 cwt. and had a top speed of 45
m.p.h. It also had the unusual features of a 3-speed gearbox integral
with the rear axle, and a disc brake on the propeller shaft. The A.C.
10 h.p. cost £175 in 1914, and was described in "The Autocar Handbook", of that date As; In
every respct a motor car in miniature, for though small it is
proportionately designed throughout on the lines of larger vehicles.