American Austin and Bantam

The American Austin Car Company was an American automobile manufacturing corporation based in Butler, Pennsylvania. The company was founded in 1929 and produced cars through 1934 although there are some models claimed to be built in 1935. The company filed bankruptcy, but was reorganized under the name American Bantam, resuming production for the 1938 model year. American Bantam produced civilian vehicles through 1940 with some exceptions, and created the jeep and subsequently turning its manufacturing towards the production of wartime necessities. The company emerged from the war to be purchased by other companies that still survive. Two clubs exist to support the enthusiasts of both the cars produced by American Austin and American Bantam.

Austin and Bantam Market Place 

for sale, running driving fun farm home display bantam

Cars For Sale

1930 American Austin Roadster- MD

Project Cars For Sale


Bantam Hot Rods


Technical Literature

1938 Bantam 1

Sales Literature, Advertisements, and Period Photos

NOS American Bantam Zenith Fuel Filter

Parts:  NOS, New, & Used

Everything Bantam

Everything Bantam Facebook Logo

Everything Bantam on Facebook

Everything bantam twitter

Everything Bantam on Twitter

Everything bantam ebay

Everything Bantam on eBay

Club Support

 American Austin Bantam Club (AABC)

american austin bantam club logo

AABC Club Website

aabc fb logo

AABC Facebook Group

Austin Bantam Society (ABS)

Austin Bantam Society Logo

ABC Club Website


ABS Facebook Group

Upcoming Events

American Austin Bantam Club

55th Annual Meet

aabc meet 2018June 4 to 7, 2018
55th Annual Meet
Pine Mountain, Georgia

Austin Bantam Society

50th Annual Trophy Meet


To Be Announced


Likely Early Fall 2018


 Additional Online Resources

Lynn James’ Site

bill spear bantam page

WM Spear’s Bantam Site


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