1913 Ford Model T Touring Car

Summary

The Model T had no substantial modifications over its 19-year run, but there were countless small changes. Many simply saved money. The 1913 model substituted steel for brass in the windshield frame, steering wheel and side lamps. Leatherette lined its inner door panels instead of genuine cowhide. It was also the last year for colors, beyond black, until 1926.

The Model T had no substantial modifications over its 19-year run, but there were countless small changes. Many simply saved money. The 1913 model substituted steel for brass in the windshield frame, steering wheel and side lamps. Leatherette lined its inner door panels instead of genuine cowhide. It was also the last year for colors, beyond black, until 1926.

Artifact

Automobile

Date Made

1913

With Liberty & Justice For All
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in With Liberty & Justice for All

Object ID

57.21.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of William E. Hanson.

Material

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

Color

Green
Black (Color)

Dimensions

Diameter: 3.75 in  (Bore)

Length: 4 in  (Stroke)

Horsepower: 22 hp  (16.41 kW)

Width: 65 in

Height: 75.75 in

Wheelbase: 100 in

Length: 131 in

Weight: 1485 lbs

Inscriptions

Marked on headlights: FORD / THE JNO. W. BROWN MF'G CO. / MODEL 16 / COLUMBUS, O. Marked on lamps each side front dash: FORD / THE JNO. W. BROWN MF'G CO. / MODEL 110 / COLUMBUS, O. Marked below radiator cap and also on running boards: FORD

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