Leon Bollee from 1904 with four cylinders (4000 cc). Max. speed: 30 km/h. Made in France
Léon Bollée Automobiles was a French company founded by Léon Bollée in Le Mans to build a first vehicle called “Voiturette”.
The Bollée family, all car makers, created three brands:
- steam vehicles, Amédée Bollée (father), built between 1873 and 1885.
- petrol (gasoline) cars, Amédée Bollée (son), built between 1896 and 1923.
- the automobiles of Léon Bollée, between 1895 and 1931.
Léon Bollée Automobiles
The first “Voiturette” built by Léon Bollée in 1895 was a three-wheel tandem driven by a single-cylinder 3 HP engine and belt drive. The cars sold well and several hundred were made for Léon Bollée by Hurtu & Diligeon, only the prototypes were made at the Le Mans factory.