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1905 Ford Cars

Remarkable cars picture encyclopedia - 1905 Ford


1905 Ford Model B - Henry Ford Museum

1905 Ford Model B - Henry Ford Museum


1905 Ford Model F

1905 Ford Model F


1905 Ford Model C

1905 Ford Model C

1905 Ford Model C with Tonneau


1905 Ford Model B

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan
Engine: 4-cylinder, 318 cid, 24 hp
Wheelbase: 92"
Wheel size: 32"
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

1905: $2,000

1905 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"
Wheel size: 28"
Top Speed: 38 mph
Weight: 1250 lbs

The Model C, a two-passenger runabout with an optional 2-passenger tonneau, was unchanged from 1904.

Price/Value

2011: $1,800 (parts car) $48,000 (excellent condition)
1905: $800 - tonneau $150 extra

1905 Ford Model F

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan
Engine: 2-cylinder, opposed, cast-iron block, 127 cid, 16 hp, mechanical valve lifters
Technical: Planetary transmission, 2 forward, 1 reverse, floor controls, cone clutch, chain drive, differential band brakes, wooden spoke wheels
Wheelbase: 84"
Wheel size: 30"
Weight: 1400 lbs

The Ford Model F was introduced in February 1905 and featured a more powerful, 16-horspower engine and was available in a 4-passenger touring car or a 2-passenger Doctor's Coupe..

Price/Value

2011: $1,900 (parts car) $48,000 (excellent condition)
1905: $1,000 (touring car), $1,250 (doctors coupe)

Production Numbers

Total for all models: 1599 (Calendar Year)

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