Ford Model F

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Ford Model F
ManufacturerFord Motor Company
Production1905–1906
1000 produced
PredecessorFord Model C
SuccessorFord Model N
ClassEntry-level car
Body style(s)2-row phaeton
Engine(s)Flat-2
Wheelbase84 in (2134 mm)
Curb weight1400 lb (635 kg)
DesignerHenry Ford

The Ford Model F is an automobile produced by the Ford Motor Company. 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. In 1905, it was priced at $2,000; by contrast, the Colt Runabout was US$1500,[1] the FAL was US$1750,[2] the Cole 30 US$1500,[2] the Enger 40 US$2000,[2] and the Lozier Light Six Metropolian US$3,250.[3]

Notes

  1. Clymer, Floyd. Treasury of Early American Automobiles, 1877-1925 (New York: Bonanza Books, 1950), p.63.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Clymer, p.104.
  3. Clymer, p.111.

References

  • Clymer, Floyd. Treasury of Early American Automobiles, 1877-1925. New York: Bonanza Books, 1950.
  • David L. Lewis (2005). 100 Years of Ford. Publications International. pp. 18–19. ISBN 0-7853-7988-6. 
  • "Early Ford". http://www.ritzsite.net/FORD_1/02_eford.htm. Retrieved on 2006.