Lot 146

1911 Ford Model T Open Runabout


$25,000 - $35,000 USD | Not Sold

Canada | Blenheim, Ontario



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Canadian Registration
  • Beautifully restored example of the audacious Model T Open Runabout, considered one of the first American sports cars
  • Finished in striking red with black fenders and red wheels over a black leatherette bench seat with white rubber floor mats and a black cloth convertible top
  • Attractive polished brass E&J headlights with Ford script compliment a polished brass radiator and correct brass two-piece folding windshield
  • Powered by a non-original 2.9-liter, inline, four-cylinder engine said to be from a later Model T and upgraded with electric start
  • Power is transferred to the wheels via a “three-speed” planetary gear transmission, with one of those speeds being reverse
  • Riding on 12-spoke painted steel wheels with black pinstriping wrapped in black-wall tires