Concept Carz Home Concepts and PrototypesAbout Follow ConceptCarz on Facebook Follow ConceptCarz on Twitter RSS News Feed
 
 CoupesArrow PictureManufacturersArrow PictureFordArrow PictureModel F (1905 - 1906)Arrow Picture1905 Ford Model F 
1906 Model F Image Right
 

1905 Ford Model F news, pictures, specifications, and information

Touring Car
 
Henry Ford built his first motor vehicle in 1899. It rode on bicycle wheels and was given the name 'Quadricycle.' It was created at Ford's home on Bagley Avenue in downtown Detroit while he was working as an employee for the Edison Illuminating Company. The success of the Quadricycle attracted the attention of some well Detroit area investors and in 1901 Ford founded the Detroit Automobile Company. The company soon failed, with a second new company called the Henry Ford Company soon established in 1902. This company failed almost immediately. A third company, the Ford Motor Company, was incorporated on June 16th of 1903.

The first car produced by the Ford Motor Company was called the Model A. Power was from an opposed, two-cylinder engine mounted underneath the body. It had a planetary transmission with two speeds forward and one reverse. Over time, the Model A was continually refined, and in 1904 it was replace with the Model AC. The Model C appeared in late 1904. The replacement for the Model C was the Model F and was the last two-cylinder Ford produced during 1905 and early 1906.

This Model F is one of only a few pre-Model T Fords still in existence.
For the 1904 model year, the Ford Motor Company introduced three new models, the Model B, C and F. At the time, the Ford Company produced around eight percent of all cars build in the U.S. and the Ford Motor Company of Canada was also founded this year. Also in 1904, Ford opened its first dealership in Detroit on Jefferson Avenue. The Ford Model F tourer was priced at $2,000 for 1904.

The following year, 1905, Henry Ford did his best to improve his line of vehicles and the Ford F was now more dependable. This same year the Ford Motor Company was moved from the Mack Avenue factory to a much larger one on Piquette Avenue. For this year the Ford Model F's price rose from $1000 to $1,200 while the prices on all other models remained the same. Unfortunately even with all of these updates and improves, the new 'Truck' sales were still slightly less than the previous year.

For the 1906 model year, the Model F was dropped and the two cylinder engine was phased out and replaced by the Model N and the Model K. A total of seven thousand of the Ford Model N's were produced between 1906 until 1908 and sold for around $600, nearly half of the price of the Model F.

By Jessica Donaldson
For more information and related vehicles, click here

'NEED FOR SPEED' MUSTANG AND FIRST PRODUCTION 2015 CORVETTE Z06 SET TO CROSS THE BLOCK AT BARRETT-JACKSON'S 12TH ANNUAL PALM BEACH AUCTION
PALM BEACH, FLA. (March , 2014) – Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, is excited to announce the return of its renowned Palm Beach auction, taking place April 11-13, 2014 at the South Florida Fairgrounds. This year's auction showcases an outstanding line-up of vehicles for charity, including: •The 2014 Ford Mustang prominently featured in the 'Need For Speed' movie to benefit the Henry Ford Health System • The first production 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 w...[Read more...]
Lingenfelter Collection Garage Crawl To Take Place Saturday, June 15 During 26Th Annual Eyeson Design
 BRIGHTON, Mich. - Ken Lingenfelter, owner of Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, will open the doors of his famed Lingenfelter Collection by hosting a Garage Crawl during the 26th Annual EyesOn Design week of activities. All proceeds from EyesOn Design events, this year themed 'Revolution over Evolution,' will benefit the Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology. Lingenfelter, who serves on the EyesOn Design Board, will also exhibit select vehicles from his collection in the EyesOn...[Read more...]
ALL-AMERICAN CAR TO BE CONSERVED BY ALL-AMERICAN RACERS
One of the race cars American racing legend Dan Gurney is most closely associated with is the Ford Mark IV that he and A.J. Foyt took to a historic victory at the 1967 24 Hours of Le Mans. Gurney will get a chance to become even more familiar with the car he helped make famous when his All-American Racers shop in California takes possession of the car's conservation on behalf of Henry Ford Museum, it was announced today. 'I don't think we could have found a better person or better organiza...[Read more...]
Mecum's 15th Annual Fall Premier Auction Exceeds $12 Million
Diverse Offerings Hammer Sold Amongst Record Crowd in Chicagoland Record crowds gathered for the 15th Annual Mecum Fall Premier, held Oct. 25-27 at the scenic Pheasant Run Resort in beautiful St. Charles, Ill. Chicagoland's only collector car auction, the Mecum 2012 Fall Premier presented a varied slate of 963 vehicles for sale over three big days, selling 577 for a 60 percent sell-through rate and total sales surpassing $12 Million. True to Mecum's reputation for offering somethi...[Read more...]
Countdown Underway to 30th Anniversary Meadow Brook Concours d'Elegance Weekend
 • Bloomfield Hills/Birmingham motoring tour kicks off the weekend
• Automotive Design Forum with representatives from Detroit's Big 3 Automakers provides unique aspect
• RM's Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook auction provides the opportunity to acquire great collector cars
• 30th Anniversary Gala features Motown's 'The Contours'
• From Drag cars to Duesenbergs, Sunday's show field of over 220 cars and motorcycles has something for everyone
In less ...[Read more...]

Arrow Right 1905 Ford models
Ford Model B
Ford Model C

Collectible: A Gathering of the Exceptional and Captivating
Similar Automakers
CadillacChevrolet
ChryslerDodge
GMCHummer
JeepLincoln
MercuryPontiac
Saturn
Similarly Priced Vehicles from 1905
Auto Vehicle Company Tourist ($1,250-$1,250)
Cameron Runabout ($650-$1,050)
Queen Model E ($1,000-$1,000)
Woods Electric ($1,000-$3,000)
Buick Model C ($1,200-$1,200)
REO Two-Cylinder ($1,250-$1,250)

Average Auction Sale: $93,500

 
Ford: 1901-1910
Similar Automakers
Ford History
Other models by Ford
Manufacturer Website

Ford
Monthly Sales FiguresVolume
July 2014204,373 
June 2014214,793 
May 2014244,501 
April 2014203,552 
March 2014235,198 
February 2014177,286 
January 2014148,671 
December 2013210,074 
November 2013183,722 
October 2013184,854 
September 2013178,693 
August 2013213,078 
(More Details)

 
Anglia
Bronco
Capri
Comète
Cortina
Country Squire
Crestline Sunliner
Crown Victoria
Custom Deluxe
Customline
DeLuxe
E-Series
Edge
Escape
Escort
Expedition
Explorer
F-Series
Fairlane
Fairmont
Falcon
Fiesta
Five Hundred
Flex
Focus
Focus ST500
Freestyle / Taurus X
Fusion
Galaxie
Granada
GT 350 Hertz
GT40
Mainline
Maverick
Mercury Speedster
Model 18
Model 40
Model A
Model B
Model F
Model N
Model R
Model S
Model T
Mondeo
Mustang
Pickup
Pinto
Probe
Ranchero
Ranger
RS200
Shelby Cobra
Streetka
Taurus
Thunderbird
Torino
Transit Connect

1906 Model F Image Right
© 1998-2014. All rights reserved. The material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.