One of the most rare, desirable Model A body-styles. Total
production of this convertible sedan car is estimated at 5,093
world-wide, and this "A" has a registry of its own. This particular
400A is listed in the registry and has lived most of its life in
the western part of the US and has an Arizona title. Most recent
owner had it professionally refinished in the Washington
Blue/Riviera Blue color scheme and it looks amazing with the
contrasting Tacoma Cream wheels.A late '31 production unit with the
indented firewall. Deep tan upholstery is correct for this model as
are the rare ash trays in the rear seating area. Car starts, runs,
and drives well.
The Pick of the Day looks like a pristine example of sporty 1930s motoring
The antique truck has been re-created as a Mobilgas fuel-delivery vehicle
The Pick of the Day is a 1930 Model A restored as a police ‘paddy wagon’ that seems accurate for the era
Founded in 1973, Rootlieb Manufacturing produces metal hoods and other panels for the collector car restoration industry. The Pick of the Day is a 1928 Ford Model A Rootlieb Speedster.
Once again, the Hagerty crew has created a drivable automobile in just 100 hours and sourced completely from the piles of used parts at the Hershey Swap Meet.
The idea of Hagerty’s Swap to Street Challenge sprouted from a simple concept often heard at the Hershey Swap Meet, that you could build an entire car from the used parts.
‘I’m a Ramblin’ Wreck from Georgia Tech and a hell of an engineer…”
Often a popular car to turn into a classic hot rod, the 1930 Ford Model A was created to help Ford maintain a strong presence in the market during a time when other cars began to be more affordable and practical.