Being offered in our Detroit showroom is a beautiful 1931 Ford Model A Truck. You really can't beat the classic styling of this era truck. Whether you own a shop, farm, winery, or just want to cruise, this 1931 Truck will get you or your business the attention that you deserve. Powered by a fully rebuilt 4-cylinder engine and 3 speed manual transmission this Model A Truck runs and goes down the road better than you would expect from a vehicle that is approaching 100 years old! The high gloss black paint which is believed to be original is in remarkable condition as is the canvas convertible top. The wood bed and Cordovan Brown vinyl seat round out this extremely classy color combination. The Model A was one of the most popular vehicles ever made and was the first Ford to use standardized controls with conventional clutch and brake pedals; throttle and gearshift. Even for the age and basic technology of the Model A, it is still capable of reaching cruising speeds of 65 mph! This truck is extremely clean and well taken care of and still has a fully rebuilt drive train. This 1931 Ford is a very dependable cruiser thanks to the recent restoration with newer brakes, rebuilt rear end, new exhaust, and even has hardened valve seats so that you don't have to use the lead additive in the fuel. Don't miss the opportunity to own this truly collectible roadster truck! For more information on this 1931 Ford Model A Truck please visit www.gatewayclassiccars.com or call one of our friendly staff at 313-982-3100.
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