This is a fully restored show condition 1930 Ford Model A Roadster. Only 264 miles have been put on the odometer since the restoration.The body is all original sheet metal and the paint and chrome are excellent. The exterior is the original factory colors, tan with black fenders. The wooden luggage rack is in excellent quality condition. Top is tan and brand new.Interior has tan seats. All interior components are excellent.Engine is the original 4 cylinder with manual transmission. Car runs and drives with excellent performance.This is a Southern car that was purchased new in Kentucky. It resides with a private collector in KY an is available for viewing by appointment only.
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.
“Dry lake” means something different in Southern California than it does in the rest of the world. Speed-obsessed hot rodders since the late 1940s have viewed the flat, dusty expanses of prehistoric lake beds as perfect places to go fast.
The Monterey Peninsula isn’t the only place the automobile and its role in American life is being celebrated this weekend. In the Detroit area, it’s Woodward Dream Cruise weekend.