OT - 110 years ago this month. Ford Motor Company is poised to become the largest automaker in the world, and the Model K is about to establish itself as one of the best cars of the year.

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Model T Ford Forum: Forum 2017: OT - 110 years ago this month. Ford Motor Company is poised to become the largest automaker in the world, and the Model K is about to establish itself as one of the best cars of the year.
Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Rob Heyen - Eastern Nebraska on Monday, June 05, 2017 - 06:57 am:

Ford Motor Co. (FMC) is finally producing enough Model N and R to satisfy the market, with dealers advertising immediate delivery of the popular four cylinder runabout. Meanwhile, the Model K, revamped from the 1906 version, is establishing itself as a premier inexpensive, fast and attractive high end automobile. The ad below was placed by a PA Thomas dealer and mentions the "Ford six" by name. Thomas advertises their 40 hp offering being better than any car offered within $250 of it's price of $2750. Ford is advertising the Model K as equal or better than any car costing up to $5,000.
"Imitation is the highest form of flattery:"



Ford is delivering Model K across the country, and they receive good reviews such as the article below that appeared in the Lawrence (KS) Daily Journal. This article, appearing 110 years ago today, describes the car, and leaves us with an example of one color used with the Model K, gray:


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