1932 Ford Model 18

Roadster

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1932
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of Amelia Island
March 14, 2009
ADMISSION:
Admission to this sale requires the purchase of the offical auction catalog for $100. The catalog will admit two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.
AUCTION LOCATION
The Ritz-Carlton
4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, Florida
32034
SALE DATES:
March 14, 2009
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
(viewing starts at 9:00 AM)
PREVIEW DATES:
March 13, 2009
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
March 14, 2009
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
65hp, 221 cu. in. L-head V8 engine, single-barrel carburetor, three-speed manual transmission, live front and rear axles with transverse leaf springs, and four-wheel mechanical drum brakes. Wheelbase: 106"
By 1931, dwindling sales of Ford’s Model A had automotive industry insiders writing off Henry’s “Flivver Car Company” as being unable to keep up with the times. However, Henry Ford had an ace up his sleeve. The revolutionary V8 line, developed in secret and introduced on March 31, 1932, created m