This Continental car was built by the University Automobile Company located in New Haven. It was renamed the Continental Automobile Manufacturing Company in 1908. Chief engineer was C. S. Johnson. There is no known connection with other Continental automobiles.
The New Haven-built Continentals had front-mounted four cylinder engines. available in a 3 seat Runabout to a six seat Touring car ,all had a 4 cylinder engine with apple ignition system,and 4 speed gearbox.These cars are easily recognizable by their perfectly round radiator and barrel-shaped hood. There was a large script reading "Continental" and "New Haven" in the underlining.
The model line-up for 1907-08
|A||4 cyl.||25||100 in.||runabout||$2,400|
|B||4 cyl.||30||112 in.||tonneau||$2,700|
|C||4 cyl.||35||120 in.||touring||$3,000|