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The Marathon motor car was manufactured from 1910-1914 by the Southern Motors Works (later called Marathon). Four models, all touring cars, were powered by engines of 4 cylinders, 30-35 hp and 6’s of 50 hp, with wheelbases from 9’8” to 12’5”. The first production Model T Ford was assembled in Detroit in October of 1908. The Marathon plant closed operations in 1914 due to financial difficulties. It is reported that there are only 4 Marathon cars still in existence
Location: Twelfth Avenue, North, and Clinton Street in Nashville, Tennessee. Currently being converted to office space with a Yazoo Brewery on site.
Please visit Marathon Information Website at Historic Nashville.Org and if you would like more information regarding the Marathon Automobile and you can visit Marathon Village Website or call 615-327-1010 to reach the office in Nashville. They have two Marathon Automobiles and a museum.