1962 Harley-Davidson Servi-Car
The Servi-Car utility vehicle was introduced in 1932 as an alternative to Indian’s Dispatch-Tow, which debuted the previous year. Like the Indian version, it was intended for use by garages and service stations and could be fitted with a tow bar that allowed it to be pulled behind a customer’s car. The three-wheel Servi-Car employed a modified automobile axle and differential unit, and flat-sided body panels for advertising. When the use of full-service stations began to decline, the Servi-Car’s utility was embraced by municipal governments, which used them primarily as traffic police vehicles. Production of the compact and maneuverable Servi-Car continued until approximately 1974.
Collection of the Watsonville Police Department