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The Ford Model N is an automobile that was produced by Ford Motor Company. It was introduced in 1906 as a successor to the Models A and C as the company's inexpensive entry-level line. It was built at the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant.

Ford Model N
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Overview
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Also called Model R
Model S
Production 1906–1908
Designer Henry Ford
Body and chassis
Class Entry-level
Body style 2-row phaeton
Powertrain
Engine 149 cu in (2,440 cc) 15 hp (11 kW; 15 PS) Model N straight-4
Transmission 2-speed planetary
Dimensions
Wheelbase 84 in (213 cm)
Curb weight 800 lb (363 kg) (1906); 1,050 lb (476 kg) (1907 Model N); 1,400 lb (635 kg) (1907 Models R and S)
Chronology
Predecessor Ford Model F
Successor Ford Model T

The Ford Model N is an automobile that was produced by Ford Motor Company. It was introduced in 1906 as a successor to the Models A and C as the company's inexpensive entry-level line. It was built at the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant.

The Model N diverged from its predecessors in that it was a front-engine car with a 4-cylinder engine. The 15 hp straight-4 drove the rear wheels via a long shaft. This was also the first American car to use vanadium steel. The car had a wheelbase of 84 in (2,100 mm).

A successful model, 7000 cars were made before production ended in 1908. At US$500, the car was viewed as highly affordable at the time; by contrast, the high-volume Oldsmobile Runabout went for $650, Western's Gale Model A was $500, the Brush Runabout $485, the Black $375, and the Success for $250. Maroon was the only factory color for the Model N.

1907 Ford Model R Runabout

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A Walk About A Ford Model N Maybe A Model R Despite the Plate

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1906 Ford Model N

Owner starting and driving 1906 Ford Model N, Early Ford Registry tour, Paynesville MN, 2011.

1906 Model N Ford and the Horseless Carriage Club

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1908 Ford Model S Roadster - For Sale at St. Louis Car Museum & Sales

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Philco-Ford model R-90 tombstone transistor radio (~1973, Taiwan)

This radio was sold in the early to mid 70's, and is all transistor (no integrated circuits or tubes). Sorry for the shaky camera in the second half.