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    Auctions: eBay Find of the Day: Is this 1927 Model T Roadster awesome or loathsome?
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    If you are a classic car purist who cringes at the thought of a '57 Chevrolet Bel Air that is not "numbers matching," you may want to look away. If you are intrigued by what strange oddities the interwebs can turn up, carry on. Found on the ever-fruitful eBay Motors, this custom-built "1927 ...

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    This Day in History: Ford Model A goes on sale
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    The Ford Model A doesn't get the historical respect of its 15-million-unit predecessor, the Model T, nor is it as beloved as the 1932 Ford V8 which followed. But when the Model A went on sale on December 2, 1927, it was an important transitional model for Ford. Following the unparalleled success ...

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    Ford Model T convoy to revisit Britain's highest mountain
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    Having a Ford Model T ascend a mountain might sound like a crazy idea, but in 1911 it was a marketing coup. Ford had just arrived in Britain and to prove its worth, a corporate sales agent named Henry Alexander drove a Model T to the top of Ben Nevis in Scotland – Britain's highest ...

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    REPORT: 15% of Tata Nano reservations being cancelled due to slow fill rate
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    Tata Nano Europa in Geneva – click above for high-res image gallery
    When you're talking about the Tata Nano, you're talking about the cheapest car in the world. And on the Subcontinent's booming economy, lots of folks are looking for their first automobile. When we say "lots" we mean ...

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    European university designs 2015 Model T concept
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    Click above for high-res renderings of the 2015 Ford Model T concept
    The original Model T was a game-changer. Its modular design allowed the Tin Lizzy to be mass produced on an assembly line and was the car that put America on wheels. So it might strike you as odd that the Blue Oval chose a design ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: 1923 Model T powered by Harley V-Twin
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    Click above for more images of the 1923 V-Twin powered Model TFord's ubiquitous Model T has seen its fair share of modifications over the years. Often powered by an engine other than what was originally designed for the large engine bay, countless variations of the hot rod theme have made Henry ...

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    Design students envision a modern Model-T
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    Photo: KEVIN A. WILSON, AutoweekRecently, Ford Motor Company sponsored a contest with the goal of modernizing the iconic Model T, a car which revolutionized motorized transportation the world over. The winner of the competition, a 24-year-old junior at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit ...

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    Model T takes on a HUMMER in hill climb
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/offbeat_news/Model_T_Beats_HUMMER_in_hill_climb'; It wasn't a fair fight at all, but for funsies, a vintage-car hill-climb allowed Forbes Magazine to enter a late model HUMMER H2. You know, just to see how the 316-hp, 4WD SUV would do against, say, a 100-hp 1921 ...

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    The very first car: 1769 Cugnot Steamer
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    Quick...what was the world's first self-propelled vehicle? Model T? Curved dash Olds? Not even close. Benz Patent-Motorwagen? Duryea? For most reference sources, you'd be a lot closer. But to find the correct answer, you'd have to go back more than 100 years before any of those ever set wheel to ...

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    Ford Piquette plant becomes National Historic Landmark
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    With apologies for the late notice, last month, U.S. Interior Secretary Gale Norton designated the Ford Motor Co. Piquette Plant, birthplace of the Model T car, as a National Historic Landmark. Said Norton in a statement: "National treasures are exceptional places that shed light on our ...

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