For Sale By:Private Seller
Exterior Color: 2000 prowler red
Model: Model A
Interior Color: Red and white
Number of Cylinders: 8
Drive Type: rear wheel
Coldwater, Michigan, United States
If you are looking for a nicely built street rod that you can drive anywhere this is it. I am selling this 1928 Ford model A street Rod for a friend of mine. He finished this car about 6 yers ago. It is built very well and runs and drives excellent. I have a photo album full of pictures documenting this build. This is an all steel bodied car, with exception of the hood which is fiberglass. It is powered by a .040 over ford 302 V8 with an AOD transmission, 373 rear gears, coil over suspension, mustand 2 front with manual rack and pinion steering. Power brakes with disc up front. The car runs,drives,and stops excellent. This car is purrs at 70mph and 20 miles to the gallon of gas. It sounds great with a mild camshaft and stainless exhaust, headers. This car features tilt wheel, wipers, heater, indicator lights and gauges. All the windows roll up and down nicely, all door latches function great.
17" Boyd wheels 215/50R17 on frt, 235/55R17 on rear
Has heat, no air conditioning
.040 over 302 with approx 14,000 miles on it. ( no smoke, no leaks) runs very good!
mustang 2 front suspension
coil over rear, 373 gear.
Paint is nice, 2000 prowler Red. shows minor signs of being driven.
If you are serious about this car, please contact me and I will answer questions. This car has hunderds of hours of labor and many thousands of dollars put into it. It is ready to drive anywhere. Thanks
To quote Harry Hogge (played by Robert Duvall) in Days of Thunder, "rubbin, son, is racin'." That can mean some unfortunate damage to high-end racing machinery, which may be repaired easily enough in stock car racing, but when it comes to vintage racing, the stakes can be that much higher. And yet incidents do occur, like at this weekend's Goodwood Revival.
Among the many competitors taking part in the retro racing event in England was none other than Rowan Atkinson, the actor perhaps best known for playing Mr. Bean. Driving a classic Ford Falcon Sprint in the Shelby Cup event, Atkinson (pictured above at the 2012 revival) reportedly crashed head-on into another car on track.
According to reports, the two cars up spun out. The driver in between managed to avoid a pile-up, but Atkinson couldn't steer clear and hit the obstructing vehicle. Fortunately Rowan walked away unscathed (and, we imagine, in a humorous manner), but while we don't know how extensive the damage was to the Falcon, it was enough to take it out of the race.
Back in the day, Vignale was a carrozzeria of the highest order, alongside the likes of Pininfarina, Bertone and Zagato. But like Giugiaro-ItalDesign and Ghia, it has since been subsumed into a larger auto group. Ford ended up with it under its umbrella when it took over De Tomaso, and has since used the moniker for a number of concept cars. Now the name is back in the form of a new upscale sub-brand for the European market.
The first new model to receive the Vignale treatment is the Mondeo, which Ford unveiled here at the Frankfurt Motor Show in both sedan and wagon forms. Positioned above the Titanium trim, the Vignale model gets such special touches as chrome trim and a quilted leather interior, Vignale badges replacing any mention of the Mondeo on which it's based. It also gains an ownership experience - including free car washes for life! - to befit the upscale positioning.
Under the bright spotlights above the show floor, the Nocciola metallic brown paint might not be the most photogenic, but will likely give the Vignale edition a more premium look when it hits European dealers and roads in 2015. Whether it'll be worth however much Ford asks for it, however, remains to be seen. Scroll down below for the official press release.
Earlier this week, reports were swirling 'round the internet about the 2014 Ford Fusion getting a new 1.5-liter three-cylinder EcoBoost engine. That was... half correct. Ford today confirmed that the 2014 Fusion is, in fact, getting a new 1.5-liter EcoBoost mill, but it has four cylinders, not three.
The new 1.5-liter engine will be the fifth EcoBoost powerplant from Ford Motor Company. Initially to be built at the automaker's Craiova, Romania plant, it will also be offered in the Fusion's twin, the Mondeo, in other markets. This engine will debut at the Shanghai Motor Show next month, and the 1.5-liter is of particular importance in the Chinese market - there is significant tax relief in the People's Republic for vehicles powered by engines with a capacity of 1.5 liters or less.
At a media briefing Thursday, Ford declined to divulge exact power or fuel economy numbers, though Joe Bakaj, vice president of powertrain engineering, told Autoblog that power output should be similar to that of the current 1.6-liter inline-four, and that overall efficiency will be "better than the 1.6." Our earlier report stated that the 1.5-liter four will produce 177 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque - losses of 1 hp and 7 lb-ft versus the 1.6-liter engine. Ford states that the 1.5-liter four will feature many of the same technologies used on the company's 1.0-liter EcoBoost inline-three, including an integrated exhaust manifold that recaptures much of the engine's heat.