One of the most influential automobiles of all time is the Model T. Built from 1908 through 1927, 15 million cars were produced. 1914 was a big year for Ford Motor Company as out of all the cars in the world , 50 percent of them were Fords. Henry had also streamlined the production process down to only 93 minutes to assemble a car. The next vehicle to surpass the volume and success of the T was the Volkswagen Beetle in 1972. The Model T averaged 18 miles per gallon while using 60 octane.
GR Auto Gallery is pleased to present this highly original 1915 Ford Model T for your consideration. This car was in the Reynold's Museum in Alberta Canada for over 30 years. The museum focused on antique & military aircraft along with antique automobiles and many artifacts. After its long stay in the museum's care, It was purchased by a local enthusiast who had a large car collection and brought to the United States. In 1985, the car made its way here and has been well taken care of ever since. The engine was recently been completely rebuilt, with new pistons and new babbitt poured bearings. There are just 50 miles on the engine rebuild. The car runs and handles very well for a T.
The T has a sought after John's Mannville vintage speedometer. The previous owner spent $1,000 on retaining and rebuilding this. You can see in the video that it works as it should. Other highlights include side curtains, accessory spot light, 30x3 1/2 tires on wood spoked wheels, tool kit with various antique tools-tube repair kit and oil cans, jack, tool box, luggage rack, water pump, aluminum hogs head. The radiator is believed to be original and comes with documentation from the museum.
The Model T came equipped with a 177 cubic inch 4 cylinder motor, with 20 horsepower. This T will not get you anywhere fast but will definitely be sure to draw attention everywhere you bring it. Don't miss the opportunity to own this iconic piece of American history.