Root and Vandervoort

East Moline, Illinois. USA.
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The R&V Knight is an American Automobile produced by William H. VanDerVoort and Orlando J. Root.

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R&V Knight radiator emblem. (source: Apijunior)

Most R&V Knight automobiles were painted blue and were equipped with windshield, speedometer, ammeter, voltmeter, motormeter, tire pump, electric horn and 32 inch tires and demountable rims.

The R. & V. Knight was sold with a complete line of body styles ranging in price from $2,500.00 to $4,00.00. Models included a seven passenger Touring Car, seven passenger Sedan, four passenger Coupe, four passenger Sport and a two passenger Roadster.

(text source: American Automobiles)

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1921 R&V Knight Coupe.

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1921 R&V Knight ad. (image: American Automobiles)

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Root and Vandervoort logo. (source: Old Engine)

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Root and Vandervoort logo. (source: Old Engine)

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