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1904 Ford Cars

Remarkable cars picture encyclopedia - 1904 Ford


1904 Ford Model B - AACA Museum
1904 Ford Model B - AACA Museum

1904 Ford Model B
1904 Ford Model B - AACA Museum

1904 Ford Model B
1904 Ford Model B - AACA Museum

1904 Ford Model B
1904 Ford Model B - AACA Museum

1904 Ford Model C
1904 Ford Model C


1904 Ford Model A

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan
Engine: 2-cylinder, opposed, cast-iron block, 100.4 cid, 8 hp, mechanical valve lifters
Technical: Planetary transmission, 2 forward, 1 reverse, floor controls, chain drive, differential band brakes, wooden spoke wheels
Wheelbase: 72"
Top Speed: 30 mph
Weight: 1250 lbs

The Model A was continued, unchanged, from 1903 and was a two-seater runabout with an available detachable tonneau to provide seating for two additional passengers. The two-cylinder motor was located under the seat and had chain drive to the rear wheels.

Price/Value

2011: $1,800 (parts car) $47,000 (excellent condition)
1903: $850 - tonneau $100 extra

1904 Ford Model AC

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan
Engine: 2-cylinder, opposed, cast-iron block, 120.5 cid, 10 hp, mechanical valve lifters
Technical: Planetary transmission, 2 forward, 1 reverse, floor controls, chain drive, differential, band brakes, wooden spoke wheels
Wheelbase: 78"
Top Speed: 38 mph
Weight: 1250 lbs

The Model AC was basically the Model A with a longer wheelbase and larger engine and replaced the Model A in late 1904.

Price/Value

2011: $1,800 (parts car) $47,000 (excellent condition)
1904: $850 - tonneau $100 extra

1904 Ford Model B

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan
Engine: 4-cylinder, 318 cid, 24 hp
Wheelbase: 92"
Top Speed: 40 mph
Weight: 1700 lbs

The historical Model B was a 4-passenger touring car designed for the high-end market. With its 24 horsepower, 4-cylinder engine, the Model B could reach a speed of 40 miles per hour. It features included storage batteries instead of dry-cells, had a 15 gallon fuel tank, rear drum brakes, drive shaft, water pump cooling system and right-hand drive. With its $2,000 price tag, not many were ordered and production of the Ford Model B ended in 1905 after only 750 cars had been manufactured. Today, there are only 5 known existing Model B cars.

Price/Value

1904: $2,000

1904 Ford Model C

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan
Engine: 2-cylinder, opposed, cast-iron block, 120.5 cid, 10 hp, mechanical valve lifters
Technical: Planetary transmission, 2 forward, 1 reverse, floor controls, chain drive, differential band brakes, wooden spoke wheels
Wheelbase: 78"
Top Speed: 38 mph
Weight: 1250 lbs

The Model C was similar to the Model AC but had its gas tank under the hood instead of the seat.

Price/Value

2011: $1,800 (parts car) $48,000 (excellent condition)
1904: $850 - tonneau $100 extra

Production Numbers

Total for all models: 1695 (Calendar Year)

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