Achilles (car brand)

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Achilles from 1903
Achilles from 1903

Achilles was a British automobile brand that was owned by B. Thomson & Co. Ltd. from 1903 to 1908 . was made in Frome .

There were five different models, all of which were fitted with De Dion-Bouton engines. The 6 hp offered in 1903 had a single-cylinder engine , the models from 1904 had two-cylinder in-line engines up to 12 hp . The wagons were reliable and very popular in Somerset .


  • David Culshaw, Peter Horrobin: The Complete Catalog of British Cars. 1895-1975. New edition, reprint. Veloce Publishing plc., Dorchester 1999, ISBN 1-874105-93-6 .

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