Manufacturer: Finley Robertson Porter Company (Port Jefferson, New York, 1914-1918)
Model: 45 Touring, Chassis #5
Cost New: $8000
Number produced: 9
Engine: Single overhead camshaft, 16 valve, inline four cylinder water-cooled. 454 cubic inch displacement
Transmission: Four speed selective sliding
Brakes: Mechanical on rear wheels
Suspension: Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Provenance: #5 of only nine built, and the only one known to have survived.
Additional info: Advertised as “America's Foremost Pleasure Car,” the F.R.P. was also one of America’s most expensive and most limited edition cars. With a top-speed of 80-plus M.P.H., this very rare car was designed by Finley R. Porter, creator of the T-head Mercer Raceabout. This may be the very first production car utilizing a 4 valve per cylinder layout.