Manufacturer: Ford, Dearborn, Michigan – 1903 -
Model: N – 2 passenger Runabout
Sales price: $500
Number sold: Total production of all Ford models in 1906 was 2,798 or 8,729 depending upon the source referred to. Ford Motor Co. records show both figures.
The $500 Model N with its front-mounted 4-cylinder engine developing over 15 hp was capable of 45 mph. Its styling, highlighted by such features as twin nickel-plated front lamps and a boat-tail rear deck, along with a reputation for reliability represented a solid step forward by Henry Ford in his quest for a low-priced car for the mass market.
This completely restored 1906 Model N Ford has won AACA 1st Junior, 1st Senior, and the Henry Ford Award. VIN #1561, it was the first car ever brought to the Town of Rye, New Hampshire.
On kind loan from the Patrick family in memory of Mr. Patrick.