1904 Ford Model C Tonneau

Summary

Ford created its new Model C based on the earlier Model A platform. The cars look quite different due to the C's European-style hood. The two-cylinder engine is still under the front seat as with the A, but the fuel tank and radiator are under the hood. Ford built some 800 Model C cars over the 1904-1905 model years.

Ford created its new Model C based on the earlier Model A platform. The cars look quite different due to the C's European-style hood. The two-cylinder engine is still under the front seat as with the A, but the fuel tank and radiator are under the hood. Ford built some 800 Model C cars over the 1904-1905 model years.

Artifact

Automobile

Date Made

1904

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

30.824.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Kingsford Motor Car Company.

Material

Steel (Alloy)
Metal
Wood (Plant material)
Leather
Rubber (Material)
Brass (Alloy)

Color

Red
Black (Color)
Gold (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 60 in

Width: 64 in

Length: 109.5 in

Wheelbase: 78 in

Inscriptions

Step pads: FORD Brass plate on rear door: FORD MOTOR CO. Decals: FORD MOTOR / CO. / DETROIT / MICH. Brass crank bezel on side: FORD MOTOR / Co. / DETROIT / MICH.

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