Ford Model T for Sale by Owner


The first Ford Model T car was introduced in October, 1908 and it weight 1,200 pounds. This car was the ninth vehicle of Ford’s production cars. Its popular nickname was “Tin Lizzie.” Henry Ford called this low-cost model “the universal car,” because it was a dependable vehicle that was easy to maintain and could travel successfully on bad roads.

The Model T was available in nine different body styles, and they all had the same chassis. The car was sold in different colors such as black, green, grey, red and blue. It had a four-cylinder 20 horsepower engine. Its top speed was about 45 miles per hour. This car’s gas mileage was around thirteen to twenty-one miles per gallon. The earlier models were made at the Piquette Avenue factory in Detroit. In 1910, they were made at the new Highland Park plant.

Ford Motor Company sold over 15,000,000 Model T’s. The first Model T’s cost about $850. The cars, without any extras sold as low as $260. The end of the Model T production was in May of 1927. Depending on the year and condition, used Model T’s can range in price from $5,000 to over $50,000.

Average Resale Price: $9,400 Estimated MPG: 13 City / 21 Hwy
Available Trims: Roadster, Basic, Touring Base Engine: 2.4L 4 Cylinder

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