Daniels Motor Company
Daniels Motor Company was a pioneer brass era American automobile company, founded in 1916 by George E. Daniels (formerly of GM) in Reading, Pennsylvania.
1918 Daniels car
With custom coachwork, the Daniels was a bespoke car, built to order, offering a proprietary narrow-angle V8 as standard equipment, for a price (in 1922) of US $7,450.By this own account, The Daniels was a big, expensive compared to other cars of the time,and short-lived luxury car made in very small quantities, mostly to order, and best-known in its powerful speedster form.
1922 Daniels 8-Victoria Touring
All were powered by side-valve V-8 engines.The Herschell Spillman was used up to 1919, giving way to their own 6.6-litre unit, The Submarine Roadster and the starker Submarine Speedster of 1919 were extremely handsome sports cars.
In 1923 Daniels' assets were sold to the Levene Motor Company of Philadelphia, who assembled a few cars and sold them at the inflated price of $10,000, more than $2,500 above the price of the 'genuine' Daniels.
Daniels cars carried no identification apart from the letter 'D' on the hubcaps. About 21000 were made in all,
1922 Daniels Special 4