Spyker motor car, c 1912.
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Photograph by H Wade showing the front view of a Spyker car. Spykers were manufactured in the Netherlands between 1898 and 1926. The cars were prestigious and expensive, with a reputation for reliability and technological innovation. Spyker introduced the first 6-cylinder car as well as the first to have four-wheel drive.