The successor to the Ford Model T, the Model A arrived in 1928, and became a national success thanks to the marketing and commercial genius of Henry Ford, and delivering exactly what was needed: solid, reliable, up-to-date, and affordable. An instant classic, this car has been a favourite amongst collectors for decades. This paperback of the popular hardback takes the reader through all the details of the Model-A's four year production - Coupe, Business Coupe, Sport coupe, Roadster, Phaeton, Station Wagon, Taxicab, Truck, L-head 4-cylinder engine, safety glass featured in the windshield for the first time on any car, conventional driving controls of clutch, brake pedal, throttle, gear levers as we kw use them, optic fuel gauges, and much more, and is certain to be a success with any Classic car collector, owner, enthusiast.
Jim Schild is the publisher of The Auto Review and is the author of several books in the Collector's Originality Guide series, including Challenger and Barracuda 1970-1974, Chevrolet Camaro 1970-1981, and Ford Model A. He has also written two acclaimed histories of Chrysler's racing efforts, Proving Ground: A History of Dodge, Plymouth, and Chrysler Racing, and Maximum Performance: Mopar Super Stock Drag Racing 1962-1969. Schild lives in Columbia, Illinois, and is a member of 15 local and national collector car organizations, including the Society of Automotive Historians.