• The only book dedicated to these two important models
• In-depth research, authenticated from original documentation
• Features over 300 photographs
• Comprehensive information gathered over 25 years
• Covers worldwide manufacture, assembly and sales
• Full Model Y and C technical specifications
• Includes details of owners’ and enthusiasts’ clubs
• A successor to the 2001 book Ford Model Y - Henry’s Car for Europe
This is the definitive history of Ford’s 8hp Model Y and the 10hp Model C, and their variants – cars that saved Ford from bankruptcy in Europe following the Great Depression of the early 1930s. Heavily illustrated, and featuring full descriptions of the key people involved in the cars’ design, development, and production, this book also reveals the political and economical constraints placed upon Ford. A must for all enthusiasts of historic Fords.
The only definitive history of Ford’s Model & and Model C, from 1932 to 1937, and all of its variants worldwide. Most the great names of the Ford Motor Company were involved with the design, development, and manufacture of these small cars – cars that not only saved Ford from bankruptcy in Europe, but also had a huge impact on the history of the family saloon car in Europe. The Model Y was the first mass-produced streamlined car, with a design so pleasing that Edsel Ford scaled it up to become the beautiful V8 Model 40 of 1933/34, while its proposed successor, the Model C, was a scaled-down version of the Model 40’s successor, the Model 48. With detailed technical specifications and production records, this heavily illustrated book is a fascinating and detailed account of milestone cars that changes the course of automotive history. An essential reference for Model Y, Model C, and Ford enthusiasts.