Streetside Classics - Nashville
6000 Reliance Dr
Do you just want to be in the parade or do you want to lead it with this 1923 Ford Model T coupe? This is the vehicle that put America on wheels, and this example has a more unique style and a driver-ready attitude. Plus, there\'s just something extra alluring about picking up this car today so that you can celebrate its 100th anniversary soon.
The Model T coupe is an interesting car. After all, we\'re used to seeing plenty from the series, but most of them are open-top touring sedans. The coupe is a rarer body style that adds a touch of sophistication to the everyman car. After all, you get a weather-friendly full body with upright glass, a two-piece windshield, and an overall distinct upgrading style. This is Henry Ford\'s famous black, and while it is not the original paint, it was done 30 years ago and has a nice aged look today. So there are some people who may even assume you still have the original black. And there are terrific little details, like the manual windshield wiper, rear-mounted spare tire, and brass squeeze horn.
The closed body means less weather comes in and you can have an interior done in cloth. It was redone in a nice mix of tweed and mohair, so much like the exterior, some onlookers will assume it\'s original (we won\'t tell the secret if you won\'t.) The dash is a simple affair, with just controls for the ignition system and an ammeter. Controls will be familiar to anyone who\'s driven a Model T, but if you\'ve never piloted this famous Ford, don\'t worry because millions have mastered it before you. Working the controls is part of this car\'s charm.
The Model T\'s powerplant was the trusty 177 cubic-inch inline-four. This might not be large by today\'s standards, but the torque-filled powerhouse knew how to easily outpace the horse and buggy. It has been well-maintained so that the timing is right on for a strong runner, and so you\'ll be surprised at how much you\'ll enjoy driving it. The motor has a very honest presentation, so it has the kind of style where you won\'t be afraid to work within the ample space of the engine bay. In fact, you\'ll even spot some nice features like newer wiring.
This Model T has been under long-term care by one family, and so there is an honest but solid style that\'s terrific, right down to the wood wheels. So as much as you love seeing it in the pictures, it will be even more fun showing it off at the events. Don\'t miss this T coupe, call today!
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