National Geographic : 1917 Mar
Consider This Certain and Positive Proof of Saxon "Six" Supremacy Let us dispense with fi phrases and seek facts. For facts alone form a sta basis upon which to judge motor-car values. First of all, turn your att tion to the Saxon "Si motor. Compare it with the car less than six cylinders tl stands highest in your e, mation. Though that "less-than-si may be developed to t full limit of its possibiliti you still will find laps between itspowerimpuls These lapses, you kno produce the vibration a friction that are the ba of motor life. And th exert considerable in jurious effect upon the parts, too. ne Acceleration slows up and An pulling power lessens. exi "S ble Finally we see them re- tio ad- vealed in growing repair fasl and replacement bills. And No shortly the car has reached thi en- the end of its usefulness the x" long before it should. In On the other hand, the Saxon Sax motor, with its six cylinders, de- sup of velops a continuous flow of tha hat power. Vibration has been re- Un sti- duced to a minimum. Uniform lin torque, the ambition of all motor pri designers, is attained. pla ix Take, for example, a certain well- Pro the known car of less than six cyl- inc es, inders, tested under the same pre- up ses vailing conditions as Saxon "Six." lim es. At a speed of 20 miles per hour Ne, the Saxon "Six" motor developed knc ow, 98% more impulses per minute you nd than did the "less-than-six." pox ne This 98o greater percentage of Sax ey impulses is"vitally significant. $1, SAXON "SIX" Gear-shiftingbecomes A BIG TOURING CAR FOR FIVE PEO more and more fre quently a necessity. Saxon Motor Car Corporation, Detr PLE d its significance is concretely pressed in the fact that when s "less-than-six" and Saxon ix" were tested for accelera n, Saxon "Six" revealed 22% ter pick-up. r is it in acceleration alone that s smoother power-flow gives advantage to Saxon "Six." every phase of performance xon "Six" must be considered ,reme among cars costing less n $1,200. der the most drastic and gruel g conditions of public and vate tests it has earned top ce. obably you may never feel the lination or necessity to call on Saxon "Six" to the full it of its speed and power. vertheless it is reassuring to ow that should the time come I have the extra speed and wer at your command. :on "Six" is $865; "Six"Sedan, 250; "Four" Roadster, $495, f. o . b. Detroit. Canadian prices: "Six" Touring Car, $1,175; "Six"Sedan,$1,675; "Four" Roadster, $665. Price of special export models: "Six," $915; "Four," $495. f. o. b. De- roit troit.