1935 Ford Model 48

Station Wagon 'Woodie'

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1935
  • Automobiltyp 
    Kombi
  • Lenkung 
    Links
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Vineyard Green
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Innenausstattung 
    Leder
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

AUCTION DATE:
To be auctioned on
Friday, January 22, 2010
OFFERED WITHOUT RESERVE
Model 48. 85 bhp, 221 cu. in. Flathead V8 engine, three-speed manual floor-shift transmission with Columbia two-speed rear end, solid front axle and live rear axle with transverse semi-elliptic leaf springs, four-wheel mechanical drum brakes. Wheelbase: 112"
Under Edsel Ford’s direction, the 1935 Fords were restyled by designer Phil Wright who was then working at Briggs Manufacturing Company, which was supplying many Ford bodies. A veteran of the Walter M. Murphy Company, Wright’s prior credits also included the 1933 Pierce Silver Arrow, and he would go on to work at Packard. The public found the new Ford attractive, so much so that it handily outsold Chevrolet.
The front doors reverted to hinges at the A pillar, and the overall look was cleaner, in part because cowl lamps were eliminated with their function incorporated into the headlamps. Although the wheelbase remained the same, the engine was moved fo