1928 Ford Model A


Vehicle: 1928 Ford Model A

Engine: 201 cubic inch, 3.3-litre, four cylinder

Colour: Dark blue and black

Transmission: Manual

Owner: Alastair Reekie

From: Invercargill

When and why did you buy it? I bought it from Winton. I wanted one and knew it was available

What is the vehicle’s history? It was involved in the 1928 Invercargill Motor Show, and this particular model kept Henry Ford in business

Have you altered it in any way? No

What’s it like to drive? Frightening. It has mechanical brakes so if someone stops in front of you, you would smack into them

What’s it worth? It doesn’t owe me anything

Top speed? 50 miles per hour (80kmh)

Worst driving experience? No bad experiences

What other vehicles of note have you owned? 1954 Jaguar, XK 140 MC, Shelby Cobra GT 500

Describe your driving style: Relaxed with bursts of speed

Do you belong to any clubs? Foveaux Ford A Restorers Club

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