1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod<br />  Chassis no. A4531229

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1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod

US$ 50,000 - 70,000
£ 36,000 - 51,000
1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod
Chassis no. A4531229

350ci OHV Chevrolet V8 Engine
Single Weber Carburetor
Est. 325bhp at 5,800rpm
Automatic Transmission
4-Wheel Performance Suspension
4-Wheel Performance Brakes

*Meticulously and tastefully prepared Ford Hot Rod
*Very sporty and practical Model A
*Elegant Black over Terracotta livery
*Ready for cruise night or Hot Rod shows


THE FORD MODEL A

On May 26, 1927, after having produced 15 million Model Ts, Henry Ford shut down his giant River Rouge complex to retool for the famous car's long-awaited replacement. More than six months would pass before a new Ford appeared. When it did, Americans crowded into showrooms to see a car so completely re-engineered that Ford named it the Model A. The new Model A's engine was rated at 40 horsepower, double that of the Model T. A conventional three-speed manual transmission replaced the Model T's eccentric planetary-gear transmission. Originally priced at $445, the Open Pickup, or Roadster Pickup as they are commonly referred to, featured a non-folding canvas top that could be easily removed. As with most Model A Ford commercial cars, the Roadster Pickup's radiator shell and headlamp buckets were finished from the factory in black; dealers and subsequent owners frequently upgraded the appearance by adding the passenger car's chromed radiator shell.

The availability, looks and design of Fords now legendary Model A made them the basis for the Hot Rod movement in the 1950s, and the Ford Model A Coupe would become the most iconic symbol of American Hot Rodding. They remain today as popular as ever. Nothing says 1950s Hot Rod more than a well-executed Ford Model A.


THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

Finished in a stealth Black exterior over a stunning Terracotta-colored custom interior, this Model A Roadster Pickup Hot Rod has been meticulously restored and customized. A powerful Chevy 350 cubic-inch V8 engine topped by a Weber carburetor is fitted under the louvered hood, and underneath, chassis, brakes and steering has been customized to both keep up with the extra power, but also give the Hot Rod better handling and the right look. The authentic Americana Hot Rod character of this stunning Model A Roadster Pickup is very impressive, and it stands ready to serve its next owner.

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1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod<br />  Chassis no. A4531229
1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod<br />  Chassis no. A4531229
1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod<br />  Chassis no. A4531229
1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod<br />  Chassis no. A4531229
1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod<br />  Chassis no. A4531229
1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod<br />  Chassis no. A4531229
1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod<br />  Chassis no. A4531229
1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod<br />  Chassis no. A4531229
1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod<br />  Chassis no. A4531229
1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod<br />  Chassis no. A4531229
1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod<br />  Chassis no. A4531229
1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod<br />  Chassis no. A4531229
1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod<br />  Chassis no. A4531229
1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod<br />  Chassis no. A4531229
1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod<br />  Chassis no. A4531229
1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod<br />  Chassis no. A4531229
1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod<br />  Chassis no. A4531229
1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod<br />  Chassis no. A4531229
1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod<br />  Chassis no. A4531229
1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod<br />  Chassis no. A4531229
1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod<br />  Chassis no. A4531229
1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod<br />  Chassis no. A4531229
1931 Ford Model A Roadster Pick Up Hot Rod<br />  Chassis no. A4531229
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