KATO The Four-Traction Auto Co.
Mankato, MN
1907-1913
The Four-Traction Auto Co. and built the Kato, the first American Automobile with four wheel drive. Ernest Rosenburger was a Mankato candy maker who founded Four-Traction Auto Co. in 1907. Rosenberger designed and patented his four wheel drive chassis to overcome wheel spin on Mankato's steep hills.
The Kato was equipped with a two cylinder 24 horsepower engine that had shaft drive to front and rear wheels

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