1927 Ford Model T Touring Car, The Fifteen-Millionth Ford

Summary

After 19 years and some 15 million cars, Ford Motor Company ended production of its venerable Model T. Company officials designated this car as the Fifteen Millionth and ceremonial "last" Model T. They gathered at Ford's Highland Park Plant to watch Henry Ford and Edsel Ford drive it off the assembly line on May 26, 1927.

After 19 years and some 15 million cars, Ford Motor Company ended production of its venerable Model T. Company officials designated this car as the Fifteen Millionth and ceremonial "last" Model T. They gathered at Ford's Highland Park Plant to watch Henry Ford and Edsel Ford drive it off the assembly line on May 26, 1927.

Artifact

Automobile

Date Made

1927

Subject Date

27 May 1927

Greenfield Village
 On Exhibit

at Greenfield Village in Ford Motor Company (Mack Avenue Plant)

Object ID

00.136.124

Credit

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

Material

Steel (Alloy)
Metal
Glass (Material)
Leather
Rubber (Material)

Color

Black (Color)
Green

Dimensions

Diameter: 3.75 in  (Bore)

Length: 4 in  (Stroke)

Horsepower: 22.5 hp  (16.78 kW)

Width: 68 in

Height: 76 in

Wheelbase: 100 in

Length: 141.25 in

Inscriptions

Painted on side: The Fifteen Millionth / Ford On radiator front, running boards and hubs: FORD MADE IN U.S.A.

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