Could You Even Start The Most Important Car Of The Early 20th Century?

Henry Ford and his Model-T changed transportation, manufacturing and... the entire world, really. His affordable car could take the whole family anywhere, and did you know it even came with cruise control as standard in 1908? Well, sort of. » 1/19/15 1:54pm 1/19/15 1:54pm

Behold The Modern Marvel That Is Mr. Ford's Model T Horseless Carriage!

A carriage with no horse to drive it, powered by the miracle known as the internal combustion engine! Affordable transport for the hardworking masses! While it may seem like the unholy work of Satan himself, Mr. Ford's Model "T" auto-mobile is merely the product of modern technology! » 1/08/15 11:45am 1/08/15 11:45am

Finally A School That Teaches How To Drive World's Most Impossible Car

The Ford Model T is renowned for many things, including the fact that it was incredibly mass-produced. One of its great mysteries, though, is why so many bought the things when it's so hard to drive. Thankfully, a museum has started offering classes on how to operate the conundrum that is the Model T. » 12/29/13 11:17am 12/29/13 11:17am

One Dead, Three Injured In Ford Model T Crash

Unfortunately, that's not a headline from 1913, it's from something that happened today. A woman was killed and three others injured when the Ford Model T they were riding in crashed near Utah's Zion National Park. » 7/26/13 7:54pm 7/26/13 7:54pm

Set Of Boardwalk Empire In W'burg Has A Stealthy Model T On It

Last time I came across a truly surprising automobile in Brooklyn it was a glimpse of the future in the form of not one Tesla Model S, but two. Tonight it's straight back in time; a Ford older than nearly all living humans sitting alone under the Williamsburg bridge tonight. This Model T is on Bedford Avenue,… » 6/11/13 7:55am 6/11/13 7:55am

You Can Thank Two Hungarians For The Ford Model T And Much More

Last Sunday was the 132th birthday of József Galamb, the Hungarian engineer who became the chief designer of the first mass produced car in the world, the Ford Model T. My mom sent a message that I should write about him, but I told her I was sure everybody knew his story already. » 2/05/13 9:00am 2/05/13 9:00am

Model T, Model A Stolen Ahead Of Car Show

Some crumb bum in Allen Park, MI decided to pilfer a truck and trailer hauling a Ford Model T and Model A headed for a car show at The Henry Ford museum. Henry Ford's ghost isn't pleased. [WDIV] » 9/13/10 2:00pm 9/13/10 2:00pm

How To Drive A Ford Model T

Step one: Find Model T. Step two: Hands are for spark and throttle. Step three: Pedals — clutch, reverse, brake. Step four: Forget everything you think you know about cars. Photo Credit: Mark Wilson/NYT [NYT] » 7/15/10 5:15pm 7/15/10 5:15pm

1924 Ford Model T

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Here's an 86-year-old Ford out on a food run to the Japanese takeout joint in my neighborhood. » 1/24/10 9:00am 1/24/10 9:00am

How To Drive A 1916 Ford Model T

The Ford Model T changed the world in immeasurable ways. Just for starters, it spawned a mobile society and the construction of a vast network of roads. But how the heck do you drive it? » 7/01/09 12:30pm 7/01/09 12:30pm

When You Need To Make That Old Truck Run This Weekend: Volvo-Powered…

When you've got a basket-case Model T on one side of the garage and a beat-to-crap Volvo Amazon on the other… and you want something cool to drive in, oh, 48 hours, what to do? » 3/21/09 5:00pm 3/21/09 5:00pm

1924 Ford Model T Tudor

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Today we're going to look at the second-oldest car in this series.
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1919 Ford Model T Touring

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. We're going to end 2008 with the oldest DOTS car yet.
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1928 Issue Of Modern Mechanics Recommends Uses For Old Ford Model T's

Here's a fascinating article from the November 1928 edition of Modern Mechanics » 10/22/08 3:00pm 10/22/08 3:00pm suggesting ways to reuse that old now that you've moved up to a fancy-pants new Model A. Instead of dumping the Lizzie in a back country woods somewhere or letting it rust behind your house, why not reuse the engine as a powerplant for a…

Ford Picks Winners Of 21st Century Model T Competition

As part of the 100th anniversary of Ford's Model T » 10/14/08 6:30pm 10/14/08 6:30pm — happening right no, this very year, the Dearborn automaker announced a design contest among university students to create a Model T for the new century. The mandate: Design a simple, lightweight, practical vehicle that would be priced under $7,000. Six universities…

Ten Ways The Model T Changed The World

For the 100th anniversary of the Model T, Ford thought it would rip off Jalopnik’s » 10/01/08 12:30pm 10/01/08 12:30pm patented top 10 list with one of their own. While there’s no denying the importance of the Model T in creating the consumer/industrial complex, some of Ford’s claims seem a bit rose-tinted. So let’s take a look at ten ways Ford thinks…

Trio Of New Hampshire Survivors Spans Seven Decades, Three Continents…

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than Island That Rust Forgot. FuzzyPlushroom has sent us photos of a sort of Detroit-Trollhättan-Tokyo combo platter that he captured in his home state of New Hampshire. Jump, you, to see the entire… » 7/23/08 2:40pm 7/23/08 2:40pm