Classic Cars from United Kingdom

Classic Cars / / Car for sale

1908 Ford Other

Sale price: $64,900.00 make an offer

Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Ford
Model: Other
Year: 1908
Type: Convertible
Color: Red
Engine: 149ci I4
Transmission: Planetary
Fuel Type: Gas
Trim: Model S Roadster
Interior Color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
Got questions? Ask here!

Do you like this car?

  • 5 stars
  • 4 stars
  • 3 stars
  • 2 stars
  • 1 stars

1908 Ford Other for sale

Current customer rating: current rating for this car (2.25) based on 18 votes
1908 Ford Other Photo
  • 1908 Ford Other
  • 1908 Ford Other
  • 1908 Ford Other
  • 1908 Ford Other
  • 1908 Ford Other
  • 1908 Ford Other
  • 1908 Ford Other
  • 1908 Ford Other
  • 1908 Ford Other
  • 1908 Ford Other
  • 1908 Ford Other

1908 Ford Model S Roadster                            

1908 Model-S Ford Roadster.  Nice Restoration. Serial No. (2994)  Built in 1908. just prior to the introduction of the Model T. Complete with lights. fenders. top. splash aprons and mother-in- law seat.

The legendary Ford Motor Company began selling cars in June of 1903. Their first model. was logically called the Model A. During the next five years. Ford would produce a variety of 2. 4 and 6 cylinder models. In 1906. Ford introduced a new model. called the Model N. The Model N had a four-cylinder engine with a two speed planetary transmission. It developed 15 horsepower and had an 84-inch wheelbase. The Model N was an instant success-it was a reliable. light-weight. four-cylinder car that was offered at a fraction of the price of the competition's four-cylinder cars. The success of the Model N became the basis for two other vehicles-the models R and S. Both were built using the same chassis and engine as the Model N but had different body designs. The Models N. R and S were built from 1906 until 1908 when Ford would announce another legendary new car. the famous Model T.

We are proud to offer a rare and very authentic. 1908 Ford Model S Roadster. This is one of the last Fords made prior to the introduction of the Model T. The Model S roaster was the sportiest of the N. R. S models with its long fenders. short running boards. scuttle cowl and the taller 30 x 3” wood wheels. Today. it is considered by collectors to be the most desirable of the Model N. R. and S models.

This 1908 Model S roadster is being offered for sale for the first time in many years. having been just removed from a significant collection where it was preserved in a climate controlled environment. Upon close examination. this car has always been a well cared for car. It in an older restoration and was restored at a time when great original brass era cars were available. This car has not been re-created from remnants or pieced together from parts like so many other early brass cars.

This car retains its original body. fenders. hood and radiator. which are in very nice original condition. The chassis is all correct and authentic as well. The rearend assembly. frontend assembly. 30 x 3” clincher wheels. steering column. suspension. transmission. pedals. etc are all correct and original to this car. The original 15 horsepower engine. serial #2994. is complete with its proper oiler. manifolds. timer. etc. For reliable driving. a later Model T Ford carburetor has been added to the original Model S manifold. This car also has an unusual. accessory KW ignition system. which appears complete but is not hooked up. The car is currently operating from its original coilbox and timer battery system. Close inspection of the usual wear items such as pedals. steering column quadrant. emergency brake ratchet. spring shackle bushings. etc clearly show that this is not a worn out car. but. a very low mileage car that was always well cared for.

The exterior paint is older but has mellowed nicely. There are the expected signs of cosmetic wear that one would expect to see on an older restored brass car. The seat assemblies were properly restored in a period correct diamond-tufted pattern. done with black leather. Today. the upholstery is extremely clean and presentable. The car is well equipped with pair of brass side lamps. a rear brass tail lamp. a pair of brass headlamps and a bulb horn. All of the brass items. including the original radiator with its built-in water pump are in very good condition. This car is fitted with an accessory top that has self-latching irons and a roll down windshield. There is an accessory toolbox on the running board. This car has not run in a few years. but with a little work. we expect to have it running very soon.

Model N. R and S Fords are considered to be quite desirable by today's collectors of brass era cars. They are well known and highly regarded cars for brass era touring enthusiasts. They are easy to operate and agile to drive. They offer spirited performance and will keep up with most other four-cylinder cars of the pre-1910 era. This Ford Model S Roadster would be a welcomed participant for Horseless Carriage Club of America tours and other brass car events and shows. Authentic examples. such as this one. rarely come on the market. It will become a great addition to any early car collection.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR POTENTIAL BUYERS:

In an effort to protect the eBay user information and to help ensure the authenticity of correspondence between St. Louis Car Museum and its bidders. eBay's new listing format does NOT display any bidder information. Nevertheless. we STRONGLY encourage bidders to contact us directly to answer questions or to verify correspondence. All of our vehicles are advertised locally and nationally using a variety of formats and often sell before the end of eBay listings. To secure a vehicle. please contact us.

Please call 1-800-957-5707 or 314-993-7104 with any questions or to discuss financing or transportation arrangements.

Currency Converter Specifications Price: $64. 00 VIN: 2994 Cylinders: Inline 4 Title: Clear Exterior Color: Red Carfax: Engine: 149 CI Transmission: Planetary Mileage: Exempt Interior Color: Black Financing & Lease Options

St. Louis Car Museum works closely with several lenders so we can accurately address the needs of our clients. Let our finance department develop a financing or lease program that helps you achieve your goals and dreams!

Click the images below for instant online credit approval:

Also published at eBay.com

Want to buy this car?

Comments and questions to the seller:

Name E-mail
Text
Antispam code: (enter the number)

Other classic cars offered via internet auctions:

2015 Ford Mustang
price: $36,588.00
2015 Ford Mustang
2014 Chevrolet Express
price: $45,000.00
2014 Chevrolet Express
2017 Ford F-250 Lariat Crew Cab 4x4 Fx4 Longbed
price: $US $10,000.00
2017 Ford F-250 Lariat Crew Cab 4x4 Fx4 Longbed
2015 Ford Escape Escape SE
price: $16,500.00
2015 Ford Escape Escape SE

Latest arrivals:

2008 Mazda MX-5 Miata MX-5 MIATA GRAND TOURING CONVERTIBLE 2008 Mazda MX-5 Miata MX-5 MIATA GRAND TOURING CONVERTIBLE 13 $10,999.00
2014 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL HTD LEATHER SUNROOF NAV 2014 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL HTD LEATHER SUNROOF NAV 21 $16,480.00
1995 Jaguar XJS 1995 Jaguar XJS 12 $8,995.00
1929 Ford Model A 1929 Ford Model A 15 $35,995.00
1997 Ford F-250 XL 2dr 4WD Standard Cab LB HD 1997 Ford F-250 XL 2dr 4WD Standard Cab LB HD 18 $5,900.00
2008 Subaru WRX 2008 Subaru WRX 12 $22,995.00
2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport **Super Charged** 2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport **Super Charged** 16 $16,996.00
2013 Ford E-Series Van 2013 Ford E-Series Van 7 $19,750.00
2013 Subaru Other Limited 2013 Subaru Other Limited 12 $18,942.00
1997 Mercedes-Benz 600-Series S600 1997 Mercedes-Benz 600-Series S600 21 $12,995.00
2001 Volvo V70 -- 2001 Volvo V70 -- 12 $4,975.00
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 3 $10,800.00
2015 Ford Taurus SHO 2015 Ford Taurus SHO 4 $26,788.00
2017 Chevrolet Traverse FWD 4dr LS w/1LS 2017 Chevrolet Traverse FWD 4dr LS w/1LS 11 $30,017.00
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 12 $37,589.00
2012 Maserati Gran Turismo C Sport 2012 Maserati Gran Turismo C Sport 4 $65,900.00
1986 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 1986 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 19 $US $4,950.00
2017 Ford F-150 ROUSH F-150 2017 Ford F-150 ROUSH F-150 20 $73,977.00
2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300 1 $34,690.00
2010 Ford F-250 XLT 4x4 SuperCab LB 6.4L Diesel 4X4 Deleted 2010 Ford F-250 XLT 4x4 SuperCab LB 6.4L Diesel 4X4 Deleted 21 $24,995.00