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Ford Model C Ten [by Ford UK & Ford Germany] – (1934 – 1937)

The Ford Model C Ten is a car that was produced between 1934 and 1937 by Ford UK. The Ten Label stands for its 10 British fiscal horsepower. The car was also manufactured in Spain (Barcelona) from 1934 to 1936. The German version, created during the same time was called Ford Eifel.

Ford Model C Ten – Overview

The car used an expanded version of the side valve engine fitted to the Ford Model Y. It was improved to a capacity of 1172 cc by increasing the bore from 56.6 mm to 63.5 mm while still maintaining the stroke at 92.5 mm. The standard engine produced 30 hp (22 kW) at 4000 rpm.

This engine became a popular choice for many engine tuners after the Second World War, which gave rise to many sports’ car manufacturers, including Lotus Cars, and remained in production until 1962. Suspension system was through a Ford system of transverse leaf springs with rigid front and rear axles, a system which was rarely altered since the Model T, and a three-speed gearbox was added.

The engine of Model C Ten was also used in the limited-trials specifically in the Ausfod car, produced in Manchester from 1947 to 1948. This classic had a wheelbase of 90 in, and a curb weight of 1736 pounds (787 kg).

The car was able to attain a speed of 70 mph (110 km/h and return 35 miles (56 km) to an imperial gallon.

A four-seater tourer, now highly desired, was adopted in the saloons in mid-1935. Also, a deluxe variant; the CX together with chromium-plated trim, was offered from late 1935 to early 1937.

The Ford Model C was launched in Australia in 1935 and was offered in roadster, coupe, saloon, van, and roadster service body types.

Ford Model C Ten – Production

This classic vehicle recorded massive sales in the market as it racked up a whopping 52000 sales in its production period between 1934 and 1937 before being succeeded by the Ford 7W.

Ford Model C Ten – Price

Today, the Ford Model C ten can be acquired in various auctions around the world for a fair price of $10,000. A very exciting price right?

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