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Metz produced cars from 1915 to 1917 out of Waltham, Mass. USA. They included the 1915 Metz Model 22 (with 22hp) and the 1916 Metz Model 25 (with 25hp). The Roadster and Touring Car both cost $600.

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(source: Apijunior)

in 1916, the Metz 25 Touring Car was the best selling American Automobile outside the United states, with production of around 7,200.

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1916 Metz 25 Touring Car.

The Metz "22" was a roadster car of the torpedo semi-enclosed type, left-hand drive, center control. It made from 5 to 50 miles per hour on the high speed, travels from 28 to 32 miles on ONE gallon of gasoline, 100 miles on one pint of lubricating oil, and from 10,000 to 12,000 miles on a single set of tires.

It is the most economical car on the market to operate. Climbs hills as fast as any regular stock car made. Takes many hills on the high speed that are steep enough to force the big touring cars to drop back on low speed.

It was powered by a 4-cylindcr 22.5 h.p. water-cooled motor. Bosch magneto, wind shield, extension top with cover slip and curtains, full elliptic springs all around, standard artillery wheels, best quality Goodrich clincher tires, five lamps and gas generator, horn, pump, and tool outfit. Built to carry either single or double rumble seat, if desired. Its gearless transmission entirely does away with aggravating and expensive "gear troubles."

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1914 Metz 22 Torpedo Roadster ad. Metz was one of a handful of cars that used friction drive, rather than chain and sprockets, thus " The Gearless Car" designation. (source: AutoHistorian )


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