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victorian car | matt hyland On Monday, 10 January 2011

Electric CarRoger Wallace in his electric car, A Victorian man in formal dress driving an early electric car. Roger Wallace in his electric car, Credit: National Motor Museum / HIP / TopFoto Kind of like Anthony's electric contraption, but not really.

Thomas Edison on a Studebaker Electric (1903). Studebaker was the only car company to make the transition from building wagons and horse-carriages to automobiles. Studebaker made electric cars from 1903-1911 before turning to gas engines.

Thomas Edison on a Studebaker Electric Studebaker was the only car company to make the transition from building wagons and horse-carriages to automobiles. Studebaker made electric cars from before turning to gas engines.

1931 PEUGEOT 601 ECLIPSE (FIRST EVER PRODUCTION RETRACTABLE HARDTOP) - by Carrosserie Pourtout of Paris.

This awe-inspiring Peugeot 601 DL Eclipse was made for film director Marcel Pagnol. The body (and the folding roof mechanism, of course) were designed by Georges Paulin and built by Pourtout.