The Ford Model F was a vehicle produced by the Ford Motor Company in 1905. It was designed by Henry Ford and often seen as a combination of the Model A and Model C, but it was bigger, more sophisticated, and more expensive as it was sold for about $1000 to $1200 in that year. It was produced as an open touring vehicle with a folding too.
Ford Model F – Overview
This classic vehicle featured a 127 cubic inch two-cylinder engine that produced 16 horsepower, a Holley carburetor, as well as a 2-speed forward and reverse planetary transmission system, 30-inch wooden spoke wheels, a chain drive, differential band brakes, and 84-inch wheelbase. It had a maximum speed of 35mph.
It had a curb weight of 1400 lb (635 kg) and they were only available in green which was described as “Rich and dark” in the specifications as compared to previous models which came in multiple colors.
The price in 1905 for a 2-door passenger Coupe was $1200 and $1000 for a 2 door 4 passenger touring vehicle.
Ford Model F – Production
The Ford Model F wasn’t a hit in the market, as it had about 1000 units sold and assembled at Ford Piquette Avenue Plant between 1905 and 1906. It was later succeeded by the Ford Model N.
Ford Model F – Price
This classic can be obtained from $28,000 to $35,000 in auctions today. Feel free to let me know if you stumble upon one, let’s have a crack at it as it is reported that there are only about 35 remaining in the world today. Wouldn’t it be awesome to ride down your neighborhood in one?
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