1939 Ford Tudor Sedan
Henry Ford introduced his V8 engine in 1932 during difficult economic conditions of the Great Depression. In true Henry Ford fashion, it was to be produced in large numbers and at a low cost. A new version of the V8 was introduced in 1936, by now the teething problems had been resolved and horsepower rose to 85 in 1936, it was joined by a smaller 135 ci engine/ 60 horsepower version. Exterior styling was created by Eugene “Bob” Gregory. He was hired by Edsel Ford in 1931 and soon was head of Ford Mercury and Lincoln Zepher design produced up to 1945.