Production of the 1,000,000th Ford Model A | February 4th 1929

Today In Ford History Model A

On February 4th, 1929, the Ford Motor Company celebrated a major milestone with the production of the 1,000,000th Model A. The Model A was the first car produced by Ford after the successful Model T, and it quickly became one of the most popular cars of its time.

The Model A was introduced in late 1927 as a replacement for the Model T, and it offered a range of improvements over its predecessor. The Model A was available in a variety of body styles, from the more affordable Tudor to the luxurious Town Car with a dual cowl. The Model A was also the first Ford car to use a standard set of driver controls, making it easier for drivers to transition from other makes.

1929 Ford Model A

One of the most notable features of the Model A was its fuel tank, which was located in the cowl between the engine compartment’s firewall and the dash panel. This allowed for a visual fuel gauge, and the fuel flowed to the carburetor by gravity. The Model A was also the first car to have safety glass in the windshield, making it a safer option for drivers.

The production of the Model A was a major success for Ford, and it quickly became one of the most popular cars on the road. In addition to the United States, the Model A was manufactured in plants in Argentina, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, and the United Kingdom. The Model A served as the basis for a licensed version produced by the Soviet company GAZ, which was used as a Soviet scout vehicle during World War II.

The production of the 1,000,000th Model A was a major milestone for the Ford Motor Company, and it marked a new era of innovation and success for the company. Today, the Model A remains one of the most iconic cars of its time, and it is remembered as one of the most important vehicles in automotive history.




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