Ford Model A Tudor (diecast 1:18, Motor City Classics)

  • Ford Model A Tudor (from 1931)
  • Motor City Classics
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • diecast
  • brown
  • ebay auction
  • Perfect mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
 
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Taking a Look at the Original: The Ford Model A Tudor

The Ford Model A Tudor is a legendary vehicle that has played a significant role in the history of the automotive industry. This model was overseen by Henry Ford himself and represents the second generation of the famous Ford Model A. The second generation from 1927 to 1931 was developed as a successor to the Ford Model T, which revolutionized the automobile market. Unlike its predecessor, the Model A gained popularity not only for its functionality but also for its appealing design. During the development process, the chief engineer was Eugene Farkas, who made a significant contribution to the realization of this classic.

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Technical Details of the Ford Model A Tudor

The Ford Model A Tudor was equipped with a 3.3-liter four-cylinder engine that produced 40 horsepower. This may seem modest by today's standards, but in the late 1920s and early 1930s, it was quite impressive. One of the notable features of this model was the introduction of the three-speed gearbox, which enabled better control and drivability. The Model A was also one of the first vehicles to be equipped with safety glass in the windshield, significantly enhancing the safety of the occupants. The innovative use of hydraulic shock absorbers and mechanical brakes on all four wheels ensured a smooth driving experience.

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The 1/18 Scale Model by Motor City Classics

Car model collectors worldwide appreciate detailed replicas of historical vehicles. This 1/18 scale model of the Ford Model A Tudor comes from Motor City Classics and is made from high-quality diecast material. The model, owned by Modelly member "Play-X," stands out for its precise representation and detailing. The paint job reflects the classic style of the era: an elegant dark green body combined with black fenders and a lifelike interior. The gold-colored rims, accurately modeled after the original wire-spoke wheels, complete the overall look.

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Historical and Cultural Significance

The second generation of the Ford Model A Tudor, built from 1927 to 1931, falls into a significant historical era. In 1927, the year production began, several important events took place: Charles Lindbergh completed his historic transatlantic flight with the "Spirit of St. Louis," the world-famous song "My Blue Heaven" by Gene Austin dominated the charts, and in November of the same year, the film "The Jazz Singer" premiered, marking a milestone as the first talking picture in history. Understanding these events helps to better place the vehicle in its historical timeline and context.


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