The Ford Model A Coupe hot rod (1931)

There are lots of modern cool hot rods made by real enthusiasts of machine-building, but there are also old ones, the age of which is more that 80 years. And Ford Model A Coupe hot rod of 1931 is one of such peculiar hot rods.

The Ford Model A Coupe hot rod (1931)

The absence of modern subsidiary systems and electronics as well as a minimal intrusion into the engine’s work are the main advantages of this hot rod. Ford Coupe returns us to the days when all responsibility was hold only by a driver.
The car has a quite expressive design, in which red and black colors prevail. The design of Ford Model A Coupe has classical lines: a low landing of a car, a huge engine and rough body shapes. But at the same time, it has no door-handles, hood, side wings or side mirrors. The windows are small and together with a law landing they provide a driver with a bad view.

The Ford Model A Coupe hot rod (1931)

As for the rear of the car, it looks like a carriage. The reversing lights are at the same level as a back axle, and the quite peculiar airbrushing looks very interesting on the different parts of the body.

The Ford Model A Coupe hot rod (1931)

The interior of Ford Model A Coupe is very simple and has no luxury. Instead of air-conditioner, it has a lot of analogue detectors, including a speedometer. The door-handles are just bent pieces of iron and the chairs are almost on the floor. The driver sees a big 10 inches read steering wheel without any boosters as well as Termec TH400 lever of transmission.

The Ford Model A Coupe hot rod (1931)

But these aren’t main advantages of Ford Model A Coupe (1931). Its 8-cylinder Big Block 454 engine with 450 horsepower and the fact that this historical masterpiece of machine-building has covered only 4,82 km make it so attractive for many motoring fans.
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