National Geographic : 1917 Jan
FIND a man who has experienced the luxury of a Franklin Enclosed Car for summer use. Ask him what he thinks of the Enclosed Car idea for summer. He will tell you that he has made a discovery in motoring: that he will never use any other type of car: that all the objections you can think of are not true or do not apply to the Franklin. He will tell you that the lightness and resilience of the Franklin make it practical for any kindof driving, on any sort of road, any time, anywhere. That he gets all the free-blowing air there is-as much or as little as he wants. That he can regulatethe amount of ventilation. That he can instantly ad just the windows for any sort of weather -shut out dust or rain; drive for fifty Touring Car 22801bs.- -$1950.00 Cabriolet Runabout 2160 lbs.-- 1900.00 Sedan Four-passengerRoauster 2280 lbs. -- 1950.00 Brougham miles on a hot summer afternoon and step out of the car clean and cool. Then he will tell you what it means to his wife and family. The comfort of wearing what they please en tour; the freedom from grimy, parched skins and enveloping veils; the joy of step ping onto a hotel veranda without looking like the rescued survivors of a wrecked Cook's Tour. Then he will come back to the specific features of Franklin construc tion-its flexibility, the lightness of its unsprung weight. He will tell you of easy riding over rough roads, its liveliness on the hills, its maximum speed from place to place, its economy in gasoline, its remarkable tire mileage. Features that apply equally to En closed or Open models-the features that make the Franklin so definitely an all-around efficient car. 2485 lbs. --$2750.00 Town Car 26101bs. -- $3100.00 26101bs.- - 2850.00 Limousine 2620 1bs.- - 3100.00 2575 lbs.-- 2800.00 All Prices F. O. B. Syracuse FRANKLIN AUTOMOBILE COMPANY SYRACUSE, N. Y., U. S. A. "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."