Famous Ford V-8s ’32-48 Cars that Won America’s Heart


Author: Loren Sorensen
Date of Publication: 2002

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In the early 1930s, Henry Ford, father of the American automobile industry, made the daring decision to mass-produce the first low-priced V-8s.

Meanwhile, his brilliant son, Edsel, and designer Bob Gregorie teamed up to create some of the most popular car styling in automotive history. The result of these endeavours was the fabulous Ford V-8 automobiles of the 1930s and 1940s, which combined a powerful engine with fantastic body design and styling.

FAMOUS FORD V-8s combines archival photos with memoirs of Ford engineers and stylists to give an insider’s look at how the 1932-1948 Ford flathead V-8s-introduced during tough economic times-became one of America’s legendary series of cars.‚ Hundreds of photographs give a fresh look at the classy Ford and Mercury V-8s.

Hardback in excellent condition throughout. Dust jacket also clean and bright, generally unmarked bar one repaired tear to rear.

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Weight 1.6 kg
Dimensions 29 × 27 × 2.5 cm