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
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. Production started in 1905 and ended in 1906 after about 1,000 were made. It was built at the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant. It was a four-seater phaeton with running boards and a side-entrance tonneau standard. It was priced from US$1,000 (equivalent to $26,656 in 2016)[3] to US$1,200 (equivalent to $31,987 in 2016);[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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