Edsel Ford's hotrod, once hidden for 41 years, reappears at Pebble Beach

The history of all Ford V8 hotrods traces to Edsel Ford himself, who built this two-seat roadster in 1934 dubbed the Model 40 Special Speedster. After being hidden for 41 years, then restored by the Ford family, it's debuting at Pebble Beach this year. Here are the first live, gorgeous pictures. » 8/20/11 6:30pm 8/20/11 6:30pm

1934 Ford Model 40 Speedster Sells for $1.76 Million

We all know the name "Edsel" as the moniker attached to that most ox-harness-faced brand which Ford launched to failure in the mid fifties. It was of course also the name of Henry Ford's only son, a son whose tastes were a fair bit more extravagant than his fathers and shows in this '34 Ford Model 40 Speedster. After… » 4/07/08 1:00pm 4/07/08 1:00pm

Take Henry, Add Edsel and SUPER AGRICULTURAL POTENTIAL! It's Fordson!

Back in high school, our photo teacher lived on a farm and swore by Ford tractors. Nothing else would do. Not Case, not Massey-Ferguson, not International Harvester, not John Deere. It had to be a Ford. And the genesis of the Ford tractor was the Fordson, the product of an intially-independent outfit set up by Henry… » 12/21/06 8:30am 12/21/06 8:30am