Ford 7Y

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Ford 7Y is a caur frae Ford biggit in the Unitit Kinrick atween 1938 an 1939.

It wis offeecially marketed as a Ford "Eight", an wis a rebodied an slichtly lairger version o the Ford Model Y. During that time 65,098 caurs war produced. The caur wis pouered bi a 933 cc, 8 hp Ford Sidevalve engine.

A minor facelift towards the end o 1939 resulted in the first Ford Anglia.

The caur sported some unusual features sic as openable rear windows that wur locatit in the main body wirk as this wis anerlie a twa door vehicle. A rear wheel civer wis available on the de-luxe models wi the standard version an aa haein a recess in the rear bodywirk tae accept the spare wheel, albeit na covered. The storage o the spare wheel in this manner mimics the stylin o the V8 Ford Pilot. This model wis an aa the last tae be fitted wi a 'kink' in the front bumper 'fore the simpler straucht bumpers wur introduced on the Ford Anglia (E04A).