Ford Model C

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Ford Model C
Manufacturer Ford
Production 1904–1905
Designer Henry Ford
Body and chassis
Cless Entry-level
Body style 2-seat runabout
rear-entry 4-seat tonneau
Ingine 120.5CID 10hp Flat-2[1]
Transmission 2-speed planetar
Wheelbase 78 in (198 cm)[1]
Crib wecht 1,250 lb (567 kg)[1]
Predecessor Ford Model A
Successor Ford Model F

The Ford Model C wis introduced in 1904 an wis a version o the first Ford Model A wi mair modren leuk, slichtly mair pouerful ingine an 15 cm (6 inches) langer wheelbase. It wis the entry-level caur in the Ford model lineup, slottin belaw the upscale Model B. Production endit in 1905 wi 800 caurs made. The Model C wis replaced bi the derivative Model F in 1905.

Baith Models A an C wur produced at the same time, but the Model A coud an aa be bought wi a Model C ingine, an option cried Ford Model AC. The Model C ingine is a flat-2 givin 8 hp (6 kW) at first an 10 hp (7 kW) bi 1905. The Model C wis sauld for $850, wi the option o makin it a fower-seater for an extra $100. The tap cost extra, rubber for $30 an leather for $50.

Awtho the Model C haed a protrudin front "box" lik a modren caur, unlik the flat-front Model A, this wis purely ornamental — the ingine remained unner the seat.

The Model C wis the first vehicle tae be biggit at Ford Motor Company of Canada.

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kimes, Beverly (1996). Standard Catalog of American Cars 1805-1942. Krause Publications. ISBN 0-87341-428-4.