The Gobron-Brillie Model 70/90 with Victorian Touring body by Murray Aunger
Limited of Adelaide, Australia, was powered by a 679.6 cubic inch six-cylinder
engine with dual opposed pistons. The 12 piston six had two different strokes,
110 mm on the bottom set and 90mm above. The output created 90 hp. The Gobron
was the first production car capable of breaking the 100 mph mark.
"GOBRON, FRENCH CAR MAKER, KILLED
Paris, Oct. 28 - Jacques Gobron, one of the partners in the Gobron Automobile Co.
of Billancourt, near Paris, is reported killed in aerial fight with a German
machine. He held the military rank of Lieutenant and joined the French air forces
at the outbreak of the war. Jacques Gobron was responsible, along with his brother
Jean, for the Gobron automobile factory, their father, Senator Gobron, having died
a couple of years ago. The company was very prominent in the early days of the
industry for their double piston motors." - The Automobile, November 1915