Ford Taunus 12M P4 Super Kombi 1.5L 1965 (3917)

Ford Taunus 12M P4 Super Kombi 1.5L 1965 (3917)

Manufacturer: Ford-Werke GmbH / Ford of Europe AG, Cologne – Germany
Type: Taunus 12M P4 Super Kombi 1.5L
Engine: 1498cc V-4
Power: 50 bhp / 4.500 rpm
Speed: 126 km/h
Production time: September 1962 – July 1966
Production outlet: 49,000 (all 12 M P4 Kombi 1.2L and Super Kombi 1.5L’s)
Curb weight: 924 kg

Special:
– The P4 was Ford Europes first front wheel drive car and the first use of a compact V-4 engine by the company, designed with the US market in mind in Dearborn-Detroit – USA, codenamed “Cardinal” (to "battle" against the massive imports of small European (i.a. VW 1200 Beetle) cars), but eventually further developed in Europe.
– P4 stand for "Projekt 4": the fourth new car design of the Ford plant in Cologne since the end of World War II.
– The "12" stands for the cylinder capacity (in deciliter).
– The "M" stand for … Read More

Ford Model A Phaeton Standard 1928* (3458)

Ford Model A Phaeton Standard 1928* (3458)

* with some model ’29 modifications like the outboard door handles

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan – U.S.A.
Type: Model A Phaeton Standard Model 35A
Production time: 1927 – 1929 (model 35A)
Production time: 1930 – 1932 (model 35B)
Production time: 1927 – 1932 (all Model A’s)
Production outlet: 97,094 (all Phaeton Standard Model 35A)
Production outlet: 20,855 (all Phaeton Standard Model 35B)
Production outlet: 4,849,340 (all Model A’s)
Engine: 3286cc straight-4 L-head
Power: 40 bhp / 2.200 rpm
Torque: 173 Nm / 1.000 rpm
Drivetrain: rear wheels
Speed: 105 km/h
Curb weight: 1020 kg
Wheelbase: 103.5 inch
Chassis: A – chassis with separate steel body
Steering: worm & sector
Gearbox: sliding three-speed manual + reverse / unsynchronised / floor shifter
Clutch: 9 inch multiple disk – dry plate
Carburettor: Zenith
Fuel tank: 38 liter
Electric system: 6 Volts
Ignition system: distributor and coil
Brakes front: mechanical internal expanding … Read More