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Encyclopedia > Marquette (automobile)

The Marquette automobile (1929-1930) was built by General Motors Corporation beginning in June, 1929 and was intended to compete with De Soto. A total of 35,007 Marquettes were produced in Flint, Michigan and another 3,418 cars in several Canadian plants. All Marquette engines were L-head six-cylinder 212.8 cubic-inch displacement powerplants rated at 67.5 horsepower. General Motors Corporation (NYSE: GM), also known as GM, is an American automobile maker with worldwide operations and brands including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Holden, Hummer, Opel, Pontiac, Saturn, Saab and Vauxhall. ... De Soto is the name of several places in the United States of America presumably all named for the explorer Hernando de Soto: De Soto, Georgia De Soto, Illinois De Soto, Iowa De Soto, Kansas De Soto, Mississippi De Soto, Missouri De Soto, Nebraska De Soto, Wisconsin (two places): in... Nickname: The Vehicle City, Buick City, Flint Town, Bedrock, The 810 Location of Flint within Genesee County, Michigan. ... The L-head is an early internal combustion engine design that placed the poppet valves beside the cylinder, opening into a small chamber beside the piston. ...


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