Ford Model F

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Ford Model F
1904 Ford Model F.jpg
Overview
Manufacturer Ford
Production 1905–1906
Designer Henry Ford
Body and chassis
Class Entry-level car
Body style 2-row phaeton
Powertrain
Engine 127CID[1] 12hp[2] Flat-2
Transmission 2-speed planetary[1]
Dimensions
Wheelbase 84 in (2134 mm)[1][2]
Curb weight 1400 lb (635 kg)
Chronology
Predecessor Ford Model C
Successor Ford Model N

The Ford Model F is an automobile produced by Ford. It was a development of the Model A and Model C, but was larger, more modern, and more luxurious. It was a four-seater phaeton with running boards and a side-entrance tonneau standard. Production started in 1905 and ended in 1906 after about 1000 were made. It was priced from US$1,000 ($26,248 in 2015)[3] to US$1,200 ($31,498 in 2015);[2] by contrast, the Colt Runabout was $1,500,[4] the FAL was $1,750,[5] the Cole 30 $1,500,[5] the Enger 40 $2,000,[5] and the Lozier Light Six Metropolitan $3,250.[6] All had green bodies.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Kimes, Beverly (1996). standard catalog of American Cars 1805-1942. Krause publications. ISBN 0-87341-428-4. 
  2. ^ a b c Ford Motor Company Sales Brochure from 1906. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1906_Ford_Model_F.jpg
  3. ^ Ford Motor Company Newspaper Advertisement from 1905. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ford-Model-F-and-Doctors-Car.jpg
  4. ^ Clymer, p.63.
  5. ^ a b c Clymer, p.104.
  6. ^ Clymer, p.111.

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