1930 Ford Model A

The Ford Model A was a car produced by the Ford Motor Company from 1927 to 1931. It was replaced by the famous Ford Model T, and represented a major upgrade in terms of technology and design. The Ford Model A featured a 4-cylinder engine and a top speed of around 65 miles per hour. It had a range of body styles including coupes, sedans, phaetons, and roadsters, which made it a versatile choice for consumers. The car was also notable for its affordability and accessibility at the time. It was priced at $500, which was considered to be quite reasonable compared to other vehicles of the era. The Ford Model A was also significant for its impact on the automotive industry during the Great Depression. The car’s production provided jobs for thousands of workers, and helped to stimulate the economy during a difficult time. Overall, the Ford Model A was a major step forward in automotive history, and played a crucial role in bringing cars to the mainstream. Today, it remains a cherished classic car among collectors and enthusiasts.

Model A production ended in March 1932, after 4,858,644 had been made in all body styles.

Pictures taken at the Glion Museum.

By John Scott

I was born at a very young age.

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