Started in 1991 the club is for enthusiasts of the Model A Ford both young and old whether you own one now or did back in the day and just want to tell the stories of wrenching on the road, the Roadster that got away, or the Tudor behind your uncles barn when you were a kid.
The Ford Model A
The Model A Ford went into production on October 20th 1927, the A was set to replace the venerable Model T that had a hugely successful 18 year production run. The first car was sold on December 2nd 1927, in March 1932 the A’s production run ended after 4,858,644 cars had been built.
This day in Automotive HistoryApril 30, 1925 The Dodge widows sold Dodge Brothers Inc to the New York City banking firm of Dillon, Read & Company for $146 million plus $50 million for charity. It was the largest cash deal in history at that time.April 30,1948 Land Rover was unveiled for the first time in Amsterdam Motor Show. Land Rover was developed as a result of necesscity when Maurice Wilks, a Rover engineer was unable to procure parts for his constanly breaking WW2 american Jeep while working on his farm in WalesApril 30, 1963 Micheal Waltrip, two time Daytona 500 champion was born in Kentucky. He is retired and currently lives in North Carolina. He owns a racing team, Michael Waltrip Racing and do ocassional commentary for race eventsApril 30, 1991 The last Trabant rolled out of assembly line after 34 years of production and and nearly three million example produced. The model hardly had any significant change during its 34 years of lifecycle. It is commonly used as a handy symbol by the advocate of free market for everything wrong with government planned economies and communism.