The Keller was an automobile produced by the Keller Motor Corp. of Huntsville, Alabama, United States, between 1947 and 1950. It was based on the earlier Bobbi-Kar produced by the Bobbi Motor Car Corp. of San Diego, California. Keller restyled the Bobbi-Kar and switched power from a 64.9 cu in (1.1 L) 25 hp (19 kW) four-cylinder to Continental engines of 133 cu in (2.2 L) 49 hp (37 kW) and 162 cu in (2.7 L). Only eighteen Kellers were ever produced before the death of George D. Keller brought an end to production. They had a short wheelbase of 94 in (2,388 mm) and a 3-speed transmission.
The Keller was originally fabricated primarily by laid-off aircraft technicians post-war, using readily available parts from local aircraft production facilities. Keller cars are noted for several first-run innovations such as having the engine/flywheel, transmission, clutch, and differential all built into a single unit, noted for its ease of removal and replacement. Of the 18 of these cars that were manufactured only 3 of these cars still exist in the world as of 2013. All 3 are in the Huntsville area.
- Ken Gross and Rich Taylor (1975). "America's Most Needed Car: 1948 Keller Super Chief". Special Interest Autos (Sept/Oct).
- "Cool Old Cars: Keller". Retrieved 2010-01-07.
- "Huntsville Rewound:Keller Car". Retrieved 2009-12-07.
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