National Geographic : 1917 Feb
Zu~nl^ ununln renunynyununwenun u nunpnnununununulunhlnr ul unununununununununununununununununununun i;;'Y.|! I 1UDS Yes, a Monopoly IN HUDSON SUPER-SIX But Note How We Employ It It is true, as some say, that the Super-Six motor constitutes a Hudson monopoly. We control it by basic patents. One must buy a Hudson to get it. But note how far the Super-Six undersells many cars which it Id out-performs. We must expect that every possible Not because of endurance. The Super 'i argument will be used against the Super- Six excelled-as high as 52 per cent-in ^*iun^H Six. the feats which prove that. The arguments used a year ago have Not because of smoothness. The whole all been disproved and abandoned. Over Super-Six supremacycomes through mini 28,000 Super-Six owners have proved mized vibration. every suspicion baseless. Not because of anything. If any other SNow some say, "We also have an im- motor type were better, don't you know S proved Six." Some argue Eights and that Hudson would adopt it? Rival types Twelves. And some reflect on the Super- are not controlled by patents. Six monopoly. The Friction Mark the Question Hudson Value The only question is, What motor best But remember that Hudson has won by reduces friction? For that is the aim of all. performance the pinnacle place in Motor- It is motor friction that wastes power, dom. that limits performance, and that causes The Super-Six motor has added 80 per wear. cent to the car's efficiency. Friction was the limitation of the old It has proved an endurance which is yet type Six. Friction caused the trend to beyond measure-probably a doubled ward Eights and Twelves. And the | endurance, solution of this problem is what stopped Against all other types, however costly, that trend. The Super-Six invention, by it has won all the worth-while stock-car reducing friction almost to nil, gave the records. crown to a new-type Six. And a year has been spent to make this It isn't speed, or power, or hill-climbing ' car, in evdry detail, worthy of.its front- ability which makes the Super-Six su rank place, preme. It is endurance, due to lack of Yet note now many rivals-all without friction. That is what won those records. the Super-Six motor-sell above the Hud- If that is important, the Super-Six is im son price. Every buyer of the Hudson portant. Super-Six gets a value of performance N which can't be matched. A NeW Gasoline i Saver Why Another Saver Typ? The latest Hudsons have a new gasoline Type' saver which adds greatly to their economy. Then why consider another type of They have bodies which show our final s 1 motor in buying a high-grade car? attainment in beauty, finish, and luxury. Not because of performance. The ree- To own a Hudson Super-Six means to ords of the Super-Six prove it supreme rule the road. And this car, in any crowd, in that. looks the monarch that it is. " Phaeton, 7-passenger . $1650 Limousine . . . . . . $2925 Town Car ... ..... $2925 Cabriolet, 3-passenger . 1950 Town Car Landaulet. 3025 12 TouringSedan. .... 2175 Prices f. o. b. Detroit Limousine Landaulet. 3025 HUDSON MOTOR CAR COMPANY, DETROIT, MICHIGAN 1fuiflli^ninunuMlnunM ununununun uru"Mentio n the Geographic-It identifies yu."mW unu I "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."