Automobile [Ford 10 Model "CX"]

Maker and role
Ford Motor Company, Manufacturer
Production date
1937
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Object detail

Accession number
1984.42
Production period
Description
1937 Ford 10, painted green. 10 horsepower motor, Ford model CX. Two number plates - one in front of right front mudguard and one in front of right back mudguard. Canvas roof section. Leather seats. Indicators between doors on both sides of car. Spare tyre in green, metal case attached to back of car. Luggage rack attached to back. 2 front headlamps and 2 front side lights over mudguards. 1 rear red reflector light. Windscreen wipes attached at top of windscreen. 1 sun-visor inside front of car (on windscreen above driver's seat). Blind at back window. Light above back window. Glove box in front of front passenger's seat (on left). 2 red strips of tape, one on either end of back bumper.
Engine: 4-cylinder side valves, 10 HP
Capacity: 1.172 litre (71 cubic inch)
Transmission: 3 forward speeds, 1 reverse
Maximum speed: 70 mph (112 kph)
Brief History
The Ford 10 was introduced in England in 1935 as the Ford Model C 10, and soon became more popular than the Austin 7. Manufactured from durable materials and with economical running costs, the Ford 10 design was similar to earlier models, with one of the differences being the bigger engine.

Production of the CX model, which was a 'de luxe' version with chromium trim, ceased in 1937.

Specifications:
Type: Saloon
Model: Ford 10
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Country manufactured: England
Date: 1936
Engine type: Petrol, 4-cylinder side-valve
Engine capacity: 1.172 litre
Horse power: 10 HP
Gearbox: 3 forward speeds, one reverse
Credit Line
Ford Motor Company. 1937. Automobile [Ford 10 Model "CX"], 1984.42. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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