Advertisement for the 1932 Ford V-8 Car, "Announcing the New Ford V-8 Cylinder"

Summary

Henry Ford and Ford Motor Company revolutionized the automobile market again in 1932 with the introduction of the company's V-8 engine. By casting the engine's block as single piece, Ford kept manufacturing costs down and made the engine affordable to consumers. The venerable engine remained in production until 1953.

Henry Ford and Ford Motor Company revolutionized the automobile market again in 1932 with the introduction of the company's V-8 engine. By casting the engine's block as single piece, Ford kept manufacturing costs down and made the engine affordable to consumers. The venerable engine remained in production until 1953.

Artifact

Advertisement

Date Made

1932

Subject Date

1932

Creators

N. W. Ayer & Son 

Creator Notes

Created by advertising agency N. W. Ayer & Son

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.19.408

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 16.5 in

Width: 11.375 in

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