Victoria (make of car)

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Talleres Franco Españoles
legal form
founding 1919
resolution 1924
Reason for dissolution Acquired by  Gwynne's Engineering Co Limited
Seat Madrid , Spain
Branch Automobile manufacturer

Victoria was a Spanish car brand. There was no connection to Automóviles Victoria from Barcelona .

Company history

The Talleres Franco Españoles company from Madrid began producing automobiles in 1919. In 1924, production ended after almost 100 copies had been made. Gwynne's Engineering Co Limited bought the company.


The Model A or Modelo 55 was a small car with a four-cylinder engine and OHV valve control that Arturo Elizalde had developed. The engine developed 18 HP from a displacement of 950 cc . The vehicle already had four-wheel brakes. There were also the models B and Modelo 57 with 1020 cm³ displacement, C and Modelo 59 with 1093 cm³ displacement and D and Modelo 60 with 1130 cm³ displacement. The vehicles were also used in car races.


model number of pieces
Modelo 55 40 to 50
Modelo 57 30 to 40
Modelo 59 2
Modelo 60 6th


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  • George Nick Georgano : The Beaulieu Encyclopedia of the Automobile, Volume 3 P – Z. Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, Chicago 2001, ISBN 1-57958-293-1 (English)
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  • GN Georgano: cars. Encyclopédie complète. 1885 à nos jours. Courtille, 1975 (French)
  • David Burgess Wise: The New Illustrated Encyclopedia of Automobiles. Greenwich Editions, 2004, ISBN 0-86288-258-3 (English)

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ The Beaulieu Encyclopedia of the Automobile