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of Shortlands, London SE
1908 November. Details of the steam car with three-cylinder vertical engine.
1909 April. Article on the 12hp steam car.
Pearson-Cox was a motorcycle produced by Pearson and Cox in Shortlands, Kent, from 1912 to 1914.
1912 September. Details of the three-cylinder vertical engine car.
1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices of cars see the 1917 Red Book
1913 March. Details of the steam car.
1913 April. Advert for 15 hp steam car.
The firm was already well known for their steam-powered cars and after two years of experiments they produced a similarly powered motorcycle with a 3hp engine. This was fitted between the seat tube and the rear wheel, which it drove by chain. The machine had a maximum speed of 40mph-45mph. Some machines were labelled Dawn.