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Signage: 1930 Ford Model A Sport Coupe
HISTORY: The Ford Model A (1927-1931) was the second huge success for the Ford Motor Company, after its predecessor, the Model T. First produced on October 20, 1927, but not sold until December 2, it replaced the venerable Model T, which had been produced for 18 years. This new Model A (a previous model had used the Model A name back in 1903-1904) was designated as a 1927 model and was available in four standard colors, but not black.
The Model A ws produced through 1931. When production ended in March, 1932, there were 4,849,340 Model A's made in all styles. Its successor was the Model B, which featured an updated 4-cylinder engine, followed by the Model 18 which introduced Ford's new V-8 engine.
DESCRIPTION AND SPECIFICATIONS:
This Sport Coupe has a rumble seat and is powered by a 4 cylinder 40 hp engine. The engine was rebuilt by Engine Parts & Machine of Kansas City, Missouri. The exterior color is a 1930 Ford color, Andalusite Blue/Black. The body is steel with fiberglass fenders. The upholstery and top were re-done by Lincoln Textile of New York.