Sure, this 1929 Model A is quite a catch just based on its place in
automotive history, but it happens to have a lot more going for it
than just that. Thoroughly configured for modern driving, it's one
rolling piece of nostalgia you can take out on the road and drive
like it's a modern vehicle as you pass by admiring onlookers.
Better still, it comes with build receipts, maintenance records and
even a series of restoration photos, so that you can see its
progress as it transitioned from a roadside find to the awesome
machine it is today.
Unlike many Model A's, this one's escaped going under the knife to receive the "chop top" treatment, so it retains the look it began with nearly 90 years ago and remains all steel, fenders included. It's been fortunate on a number of fronts, not the least of which has seen it benefit from a very thorough and precise rebuild - nice tight lines and flush panels everywhere you look and doors that open and close smoothly. Speaking of doors, notice how the 4-door configuration makes it easy for your passengers to hop right into the back seat without performing any gymnastics. And make no mistake - bring this incredible machine home and you'll have no shortage of gleeful accompaniment when you choose to hit the road. It's sporting a nice green paint job - Henry Ford had famously declared that black would be the only color option with the Model T before it, but softened his stance by the time the Model A hit the market. Beyond historical significance, this is a great looking ride - you don't come across this 3-window configuration very often and it gives this car a decidedly more luxurious look than most of its counterparts.
The tan cloth interior is a great example of new materials and technology put into play while still respecting the venerable heritage of this car. The bucket seats in front and bench seat in back are far more comfortable than those this car began life with, yet they still fit in perfectly with their surroundings. Just beyond the wooden steering wheel mounted on a tilt column is a woodgrain dash that's beyond cool, fitted with a set of gold Classic Instrument gauges, a Kenwood AM/FM/CD player and a pair of perfectly fitted registers that'll help the Vintage Air climate control system keep your occupants comfortable. A clean expanse of tan carpeting runs underneath. This is a very comfortable environment for driver and passengers alike here - one that you'll really look forward to being in.
This Model A is configured for REAL driving - and NOT for holding up traffic doing 25mph in the slow lane. Prop up the hood and you'll find a Chevy 350 V8 crate engine, outfitted with an Edelbrock 4-barrel carb underneath a chrome air cleaner, and capable of churning out 330 horsepower. A mild cam has been added - just enough to add a little extra firepower and a great exhaust note through its Flowmaster dual exhaust. It's paired with a 3-speed automatic TH350 transmission and, with 2.74 gears in back, so this beauty will excel on the highway. Just imagine the envious looks you'll get when you take her there! A 4-link suspension featuring all new bushings sits in back to smooth out the road and front disc brakes will provide the stopping power you'll need. This truly iconic and well-built all-time classic sits on a set of 15" American Racing Rims - 205s in front, 255s in back - wrapped in BFGoodrich T/A radials.
Looking for a classic among classics that's not only road ready, but road- EXCELLENT? Look no further than this 1929 Model A. Call today!