The Big Car Database


Vulcan Manufacturing Company was a brass era American automobile manufacturer based in Painesville, Ohio, founded in 1914.

Vulcan's first products were the Model 27 speedster and five-passenger tourer. They ran on a 115 in (2,900 mm) wheelbase and had a 27 hp (20 kW) engine (3⅜×5-inch, 86×127 mm) and left-hand drive. The speedster was US$750, the tourer US$850, compared to US$650 for the high-volume Oldsmobile Runabout US$500 for Western's Gale Model A and Ford Model N, US$485 for a Brush Runabout, as low as $375 for the Black, and US$250 for the Success.

The Vulcan Power Wagon truck was produced circa 1915, at least some under license by Driggs-Seabury, and was rated at three to seven tons depending on model.