The French Luc Court 2 Bucket Race from 1901. The only copy in the world

The French Luc Court 2 Bucket Race from 1901, two cylinders, 54 km/h, 730 kg. The model took part in the Course de Côte de Limonest in 1903.

The Société des Anc. Établissements Luc Court et Cie was a French automobile manufactured in Lyon from 1899 until 1936.

Early models had a distinctive “demountable chassis”. Designed by one Lacoin, the front part of the chassis could be removed from the bodywork and rear wheels; this could then be attached to a different body and wheels. The transformation was advertised as “taking place within a few minutes, without tools”.

1912 saw the company produce a range of three cars, fours of 2155 cc and 3631 cc and a six of 3233 cc.

The company continued production of passenger vehicles until shortly before World War II; after the war, it built mostly light commercial vehicles, as well as a few 12 hp and 20 hp cars.

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